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International ‘Do-Gooders’ Hav...

Feb 24, 2018 by

By David Love – The Oxfam sex scandal has once again placed on the front burner the issue of abuse against vulnerable Black...

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Why Are Schools Serving Predom...

Jan 16, 2018 by

By Nareissa Smith – Headline after headline proclaims the news: America’s students attend “failing” schools. Government data...

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Betsy DeVos Wants to Gut Depar...

Dec 31, 2017 by

By Nareissa Smith – As the federal agency responsible for overseeing education from kindergarten through college, the policies...

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High Stress and Adversity Nega...

Dec 23, 2017 by

By Tanasia Kenney – Nationally, nearly 25 percent of children aged 17 and under have experienced at least one traumatic event,...

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To Hit or Not to Hit: Spanking...

Dec 14, 2017 by

By Nareissa Smith – For decades, spanking has created controversy among parents, pediatricians, and researchers. Since the...

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Twenty-Five Percent of HBCU...

Nov 20, 2017 by

In 2014, the North Carolina Senate unanimously moved to remove a budget provision that would have given the state’s Board of...

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‘We Need to Normalize th...

Nov 19, 2017 by

Many kids are given the gift of exploring new worlds through storytelling. Many parents join in on the nighttime ritual of reading to...

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Are Black People Giving ADHD E...

Nov 6, 2017 by

By Nareissa Smith – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can create emotional, social, and educational problems for...

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Marketing Expert Says LaMelo B...

Oct 30, 2017 by

By Kiersten Willis – In a world where young athletes are unable to profit from their likeness, a marketing maven says LaMelo...

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Obesity, Hunger: Two Sides of ...

Oct 22, 2017 by

By Nareissa Smith – America is in the midst of an obesity crisis.  The most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease...

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The Black Community Must Come ...

Oct 18, 2017 by

By David Love – October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying among and against Black youth poses a continual...

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Reading, Writing, Racist: Thou...

Aug 27, 2017 by

By David Love – While much of the attention around symbolism in honor of the Confederacy has centered around Confederate...

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Radical Who Destroyed Timbuktu...

Aug 22, 2017 by

A Muslim radical found guilty of destroying World Heritage cultural sites in Timbuktu must pay $3.2 million in reparations. BRUSSELS...

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Is Ending Affirmative Action t...

Aug 5, 2017 by

By Nadra Nittle – The New York Times reported Tuesday that the Justice Department’s civil rights division is preparing to sue...

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‘I’ll Die for This...

Aug 1, 2017 by

By D. Amari Jackson – On an episode of the current season of the popular Netflix reality docuseries “Last Chance U,” Isaiah...

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New Jersey Civil Rights Groups...

Jul 26, 2017 by

By Nadra Nittle – The New Jersey Training School for Boys has been a youth incarceration center for 150 years and is the state...

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While Black Boys Are Fast-Trac...

Jul 4, 2017 by

By Gus T. Renegade – A Black male teacher in the New York City public school system joined a recent Q&A with Black male...

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Southern Schools Are Becoming ...

May 28, 2017 by

By Marcus Howard – A new report issued this week found that public schools in the South have become more racially segregated,...

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Honor Roll Student Barred from...

May 24, 2017 by

ByTanasia Kenney – The college future of a Hickory Ridge High School senior could be in jeopardy after she was suspended for...

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Power vs. Equality: Malcolm X ...

May 21, 2017 by

By Kamau Franklin – Today, May 19, marks what would’ve been Malcolm X’s 92nd birthday. It also marks an appropriate time in the...

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