Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

Now that most colleges and universities have moved their classes to online lectures in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic many are utilizing the popular Zoom video conferencing tool. On Monday a University of Texas organization had to cut their session short after someone logged on and began hurling racial slurs at Black students. The Austin […]

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On December 18, 1996, the school district in Oakland, Calif. passed an amendment to designate Ebonics as a main language of its predominantly African-American student base. The move was met with outrage and resistance, leading to changes in the amendment. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  The term Ebonics has since been replaced with a more […]

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A Georgia elementary school is facing backlash for having a poster inside their school that displayed hairstyles that were deemed appropriate and inappropriate for the black students, CNN reports. A picture of the poster went viral after a mother of one of the students shared it with her friend who is a hairstylist who posted […]

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The class of 2021 at Harvard Law School has over 60 Black students and it has come to be known as the largest class for Black law candidates in the history of this educational institution. In order to showcase their excellence, these students created the hashtag #BlackatHarvardLaw with a social media campaign. With this initiative, […]

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As graduation season comes to a close many Americans, both students and parents alike, are now faced with the reality of huge student loan bills that will be arriving in the mail shortly. Robert Smith’s recent announcement that he intends to pay off the student loans of the entire Morehouse class of 2019 was a […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is reviewing an Obama-era policy that tried to counter racial bias in school discipline and lessen penalties for student infractions. That’s putting a spotlight on what causes disparities in school discipline and how they can be fixed. Under 2014 guidance, schools were told to review their data to […]

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Howard University protesters continue to occupy an administration building for a fifth day in protests sparked by revelations that university employees had misappropriated financial aid money from 2007 to 2016. Students occupying the administration building have refused to leave until all nine of their demands are met, including the resignation of university president Wayne A.I. Frederick. […]

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In the middle of Black History Month, the last thing you want to hear is someone hating on all the brilliance and beauty of our shining stars and their contributions. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened at one Bronx, New York middle school where the principal banned all Black History Month content from being taught. https://twitter.com/TheRoot/status/963294015104999425 […]

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The U.S. Department of Education launched a civil rights investigation of the Cedar Rapid, Iowa school district.

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25 Black Atlanta teens were selected to join Harvard University’s distinguished summer residency program.