Turns out, Obama was actually given the opportunity to speak at the 17-year-old’s ceremony, but he turned it down because he’ll be too busy crying.
“Students and their families rely on and trust the high school diploma as a signal of readiness…It needs to mean something. Otherwise, it’s a false promise for thousands of students.”
In an op-ed for NewsOne, Benjamin L. Crump, president of the National Bar Association and prominent civil rights attorney, condemns Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia‘s remarks that some African-Americans are hurt by being admitted to top universities and might be better served at “slower-track” ones. The comments, which generated a firestorm of controversy, came last week during […]
The 17-year-old Chicago native, who moved with her family into the White House in 2008 when her father first became president, is set to graduate high school this spring and is considering Barnard College and New York University.
Yale’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter has found themselves hot water (again) after they were accused of racial discrimination for allowing “white girls only” into a Halloween party last week.
According to a new Gallup-USA Funds Minority College Graduates Report, HBCU graduates actually fare better than those who go to other schools and universities.
The article was well received by readers – but not so the image of a Black student with “bulging eyes and an exaggerated white mouth,” wearing a cap and gown while walking through a ravaged town complete with broken stop sign, damaged cars, and broken windows.
Triceten Bickford was charged Saturday with battery, strangulation, and public intoxication after the attack on a woman.
As part of her Reach Higher initiative, FLOTUS is launching a new website that will provide resources for high school students who want to further their education. The site, BetterMakeRoom.org, will feature information about SAT and ACT tests, financial aid, and assistance with filling out college applications.