Tag: Education

National

Sky’s The Limit: Here are 9 Black politicians who went to HBCUs

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 […]

News

Ben Crump Condemns “The Racist & Careless Remarks Of Justice Scalia”

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 […]

Youth

Black graduation gap is rapidly closing

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 […]