Watch Roland Martin, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Rev. William Barber, Edith Bartley, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the battle against SB 873 in the video clip above.
The Harlem native overcame a very troubled past. As a teen, he fell into a life of crime, but bounced back to become a graduate of the esteemed New York City college.
What’s more, Morton will begin his residency at the same hospital where he was saved.
Banning the box on college applications, “ensures that every young person has a shot,” Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to the President, said.
Ariel Agudio, Alexis Briggs and Asha Burwell were each indicted on a charge of third-degree assault and multiple counts of falsely reporting an incident.
The drawings, which feature a Black woman saying “would you look at the time, I’m late for my abortion” while wearing a Black Lives Matter t-shirt and another cartoon of a garden hoe asking a Black man “who is you calling a hoe,” have many students speaking out, calling the caricatures offensive.
The families of the two boys, now teenagers attending high school in Gilbert, Arizona, say they believe it was a miracle they ended up in the same town.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the keynote address during the 2016 commencement ceremony at Howard University in Washington, D.C., in what is likely to be one of his many swan songs during his final year in office.
With all of the negative publicity concerning Black youth in Chicago, it’s important to take note of positive stories and this one is truly unique: The Huffington Post reports that Chicago twins, Deprice and Shaprice Hunt, were accepted into a combined 56 colleges and have earned about $1.6 million in scholarships.
For the second straight year, a student from Long Island, New York’s Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight Ivy League schools, according to NBC 4 New York. The student, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, 17, who is the class valedictorian, has until May 1 to decide whether she’ll attend one of the prestigious northeastern schools