WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, at one point wiping tears from his cheek, unveiled his plan Tuesday to tighten control and enforcement of firearms…
Erykah Badu is known and praised for her authenticity, but the songstress recently took to Twitter to show us all just how comfortable she really is in her own skin.
Historically Black Colleges are great institutions that have served as safe havens for our favorite actors, singers, and moguls (looking at you, Puff Daddy) where they have received the inspiration and education to dominate the stage, and our hearts. While everyone loves a good story about a celebrity and their HBCU experience, many of America’s politicians […]
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 […]
Malawi has hit a rough patch following a drought caused by El Nino. According to the United Nations children’s agency, the African country is dealing with a shortage of food and a suffering economy. Due to the scarcity, prices are on the rise and people can’t afford to feed themselves and their families. UNICEF has […]
Roland Martin, political analyst for The Tom Joyner Morning Show and host of TV One’s NewsOne Now, talks to the incoming Secretary of Education John King about the status of the nation’s graduation rates, education, and college preparation courses. “We were excited to announce yesterday that the country reached the highest graduation rate we ever had with just over […]
Saying “every child, regardless of race, income, or zip code, deserves a shot at a great education,” President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a measure to revamp No Child Left Behind.
The increasing number of preschoolers being suspended and the frequency of their punishment across the nation has unearthed a “troubling racial skew.”
Knollenberg said he didn’t intend to offend anyone with his comments. He also suggested he wasn’t racist because he had a Black employee.