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A Pennsylvania school district that warned parents behind on their lunch bills that their children could end up in foster care, and then rejected a businessman’s offer to pay the overdue charges, is apologizing and says it wants to accept the donation after all. The Wyoming Valley West school board “sincerely apologizes for the tone […]

An 18-year-old New Orleans high school senior is being praised across social media for being accepted into 115 colleges and receiving $3.7 million in scholarship offers. Antoinette Love says she’ll be the first in her family to attend college. At this point, she tells CNN that she’s not even sure how many schools she applied to. “I just kept […]

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Who says young folk aren’t woke and into activism? Nope, that’s certainly not the case with a group of primarily black students at an exclusive private school with campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan. Students at Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the Bronx staged a lock-in lasting several days in response to a racist video surfacing online. […]

The year of 1968 was replete with sweeping change as it related to the fight for civil and equal rights for Black people. Fifty years ago today, Black students at Northwestern University in Illinois took over the institution’s financial aid building which forced the school to yield to their demands for equality. On April 22, […]

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michelle Obama will be joined by a lineup of celebrities when she honors Philadelphia students for their pursuit of a college education or career in the military at College Signing Day. Wednesday’s event in Philadelphia is the fifth College Signing Day she’s hosted. A long list of celebrities is set to join […]

In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of U.S. high schools walked out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence and honor the victims of last week’s deadly shooting in Florida. The protests spread from school to school as students shared plans for their demonstrations over social media. Many […]

Receiving a PhD or MD is the highest academic degree that anyone can receive once graduating from medical or graduate school. The University of Maryland Baltimore County is the largest producer of African-Americans who go on to complete their MD’s and PhD’s. President of The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Freeman Hrabowski talks with Roland […]

This is not what we send our kids to school for.

At least 25 students have gone on a hunger strike at Spelman & Morehouse college to change school policy in hopes of being able to donate unused meals to needy students. Starting on November 2, 2017, students who have joined are passionate about the strike and the changes it can bring. According to CrossRoads News, […]

Paying for a cruise isn’t cheap but paying for school isn’t either. The Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage was created to support students going to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, it’s a charity. Listen above as Tom and Sybil explain the importance of this awesome event! To book your cabin click here or call 972-980-S-A-I-L […]

An Alexandria, Virginia man has been arrested two years after he allegedly threatened to kill African Americans at Howard University. John Edgar Rust, 26, faces up to five years in prison if convicted after he was arrested Wednesday, October 4, 2017, on charges of threatening murder online. According to court documents, Rust used the in-store […]

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Jazz musician Roy Ayers on Friday offered some rhythmic advice for youths in Johannesburg’s Soweto area: Get serious, be inspired, rap on, keep on and “eventually you’ll get it.” Ayers, who is in South Africa for a music festival, radiated enthusiasm while urging a couple of dozen people at an arts center […]