education

For many years, the distinction of being Yale University’s first Black student went to Edward Bouchet, an 1874 graduate. His portrait hung in the Yale…

On July 26, 2012, President Obama launched his official White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans. The program is designed to help children of…

9-year-old Asean Jackson has had it up to here with Chicago politicians. He lets them know in an impassioned speech to protest school closures in…

When it comes to funk, as illustrated in the new VH1 documentary Finding the Funk airing again on VH1 in March, there are several groups…

Piyush Jindal (pictured) has the sort of story many immigrants (and minorities in general, for that matter) find inspirational. As the son of two Indian…

For iPad/iPhone users: I want to challenge you this morning to open your minds and to think differently. I want you, regardless of how bad…

Have a question for the doctor? Text it to “646464″ (OHOHOH). Even though children sometimes seem to resist it and test the boundaries, they crave…

Today on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin spoke with Shreveport Times reporter, Matt Vines and The Gramblinite’s David Lankster about the financial fall out at Grambling…

This morning on the TJMS Roland Martin talked to Dr. Steve Perry about how parents can improve their children’s education, starting at home. Check out…

  The young actor, and the son of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, is already receiving backlash for his advice through Twitter.   Jaden Smith,…

Patrick Oliver traces his success back to this scene: As a little boy in his home in the projects of Little Rock, he shared the…

Earlier this week Forbes contributor, and also (White American) Gene Marks did the unthinkable, and suddenly became a poor black kid. After reading his article…