black education

For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]

Police in Michigan are apologizing after an officer handcuffed a 7-year-old student at Brownell STEM Academy's after-school program on Oct. 12.

On the heels of the release of the latest American employment numbers, South Carolina Congressman David Scott of Georgia’s 13th Congressional District delivered this week’s…

Why are we medicating so many of our young African-American males for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Recent studies show that there’s a 70 percent increase…

  A new report shows that U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever. The data, which was released by…

Many have noted that there is an obvious lack of quality programming that caters to women of color. Interactive One, the parent company of NewsOne.com, is…

Elisa Villanueva Beard, Co-CEO of Teach For America and Dr. Julianne Malveaux joined guest host Jeff Johnson on “NewsOne Now” to discuss TFA (Teachers For America) announcing…

  1. Don’t Do Depression Alone! This week the media world mourns the death of Karyn Washington, the 22-year-old writer of the popular motivational blog…

WASHINGTON — The expansion in public prekindergarten programs has slowed and even been reversed in some states as school districts cope with shrinking budgets. As a result, many 3- and 4-year-olds aren’t going to preschool. SEE ALSO: Gingrich Faces Tough Crowd At Black Church Kids from low-income families who start kindergarten without first attending a […]

Being a mentor is a full time job. It is often very hard to know if you are doing well at it.  I work with kids everyday in my organization, Hip-Hop Chess Federation. Today one of the kids I mentor was talking to me about his life goals (we will call him Marcus).  Sometimes Marcus jokes […]

A NewsOne Exclusive Spelman College’s endowment fund was reportedly worth more than $350 million in 2010, making it the largest private endowment of all historically…