black education

If the beginning of a child’s education is ultimately their foundation, it’s imperative that the answer to our nation’s failing education system is identified and remedied.

Leaders at more than 100 historically Black colleges are planning a meeting with President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers to discuss overcoming funding and enrollment challenges facing schools on Feb. 28.

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s leadership, accomplishments, and commitment to education show us that being smart is the new cool.

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 […]

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…

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 […]