Black Students

White Hotel Manager Who Was Fired After Pulling Gun on Black Students Surrenders to Police

A white man who was seen on video brandishing a gun on a group of black Florida A&M University students has <i>finally</i> turned himself into police.<p>A full …

Women of Color

University of New Mexico Investigating Racist Comments Made by Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority Member

The University of New Mexico chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority is facing scrutiny after a member apparently made racist comments during a Greek …

Women of Color

'A rich legacy': Triton’s Black Academic Student Association reignites

With team building, laughter, music and food, students at Triton College reignited a club on Sept. 19 that played a key role in Triton’s past.<p>With their vision and their voices, they’re aiming to help shape the future.<p>Triton’s Black Academic Student Association formed at a tumultuous time, …


Sorority Investigated For Racism After Member Was Heard Saying ‘Black People Get Away From Me’

New Mexico

America to Me Episode 5 Recap: Where Are the White Kids?

We’ve officially reached the halfway point of <i>America to Me</i>, and it’s time to ask: Where are the white students?<p>In a voiceover early in the episode, …


Macklemore, Michael Bennett distributing 'Teaching for Black Lives' to teachers

Macklemore and Michael Bennett teamed up to purchase and distribute a new book to Seattle teachers and educators.<p>"Teaching for Black Lives" explores …

Michael Bennett

Members of WMU's 1968 protests critical of 50th anniversary plans

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Fifty years after a group of black students protested discrimination and racism on Western Michigan University's campus, university …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Push for more school funding gains ally

More than a dozen education advocacy organizations are creating a new coalition to push for more school funding to help close achievement gaps among …


Mom Purposely Sends White Daughter To 99% Black School

Just Now<p>Mykenzie contributes to the ONE percent of white students that attend Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School. Her mother has sent her to the school …


George Wallace stoked the fire of racial division that Trump carried all the way to the White House

In late September 1968, presidential election polls showed that third-party candidate George Wallace’s campaign was surging. With the support of a quarter of white voters, Wallace was within single digits of the Democratic nominee, Vice President Hubert Humphrey. Wallace’s dominance in Southern …

Civil Rights

GOP lawmaker on Kavanaugh: What man wouldn't face such an allegation?

Rep. Steve KingSteven (Steve) Arnold KingWarren calls out GOP congressman for 'white supremacist propaganda,' encourages donations to his opponent …


School Uniforms Becoming a Stiff-Fitting Policy on Black Students

Jerimiah Fassett was sent home from school earlier this September. He did not get into a fight. He did not bully another student. He did not …


White adults need to watch “America to Me,” the most important show about teens on TV now

<b>A still from "America to Me" (Starz)</b><p>Salon talks to veteran director Steve James about the mixed realities in which his series’ subjects are living<p>Melanie McFarland<p>September 23, 2018 8:30pm (UTC)<p>“America to Me” is one of many current television series and films set in a high school, placing it among …


Oxford and Cambridge among the top universities 'lacking social diversity'

The Sunday Times' latest Good University Guide reveals Russell Group institutions are among the least inclusive.<p>The highest-rated universities in …

Cambridge University

Jason Washington protesters begin to 'Occupy PSU'

View Comments<p>UPDATE: The veteran and postal worker was killed on the Portland State University campus in June.<p>Students protesting the death of a man …

Portland, OR

Universities Target Whites for “White Consciousness”

Universities ‘target’ whites and think they should sit and contemplate their “whiteness” and figure out how screwed up they are so that there can be …

South African Politics

Walk-On: My Reluctant Journey to Integration at Auburn University

Overview<p>Walk-On: My Reluctant Journey to Integration at Auburn University by Thom Gossom Jr.<p>On a beautiful sunny day in October, black students from …

Barnes & Noble

Education notebook

School-case judgerejects delay call

Middle School

Today In History, Sept. 23: Emmett Till

In 1780, British spy John Andre was captured along with papers revealing Benedict Arnold's plot to surrender West Point to the British.<p>In 1889, …

Hurricane Maria

Elementary school to host walking tour of Elgin's first African-American neighborhood

People are invited to tour a part of Elgin’s history that’s been depicted in an acclaimed documentary, with elementary school students contributing what they’ve learned to the effort.<p>The Project 2-3-1 Community Walking Tour is inspired by the 2015 film of the same name made by the Elgin History …

Walking Tours

Ole Miss donor posts racist Facebook rant, blames Black students for plummeting real estate values

An influential donor at the University of Mississippi who is also the namesake of the journalism school shared a Facebook post this week that implied …

Ole Miss

‘Insecure’ shows how hard it is for a black girl to find love

When I moved to New York City in March of 2008, I thought my life would look a lot like Carrie Bradshaw’s from HBO’s “Sex and the City.” My social …

Women of Color

University of Illinois to study African-American enrollment

The University of Illinois plans to conduct a survey to study the drop in African-American student enrollment

University of Illinois

The Story of Project 500

Wow! 50 years…and counting.<p>On Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, dozens of the original 500 African Americans who were part of the original "Project 500" who went from Chicago, East St. Louis, Cairo, Champaign, and Philadelphia high schools to the University of Illinois in the nation's first massive Black …

University of Illinois

Minnesota school districts grapple with discipline disparities

Action taken by state will shine light on schools’ corrective strategies

Human Rights

Robert Terry, first black man to teach in Seattle public schools, dies at 91

Robert Terry, the first African-American man to teach public school in Seattle, died from kidney disease in his Seattle home on Sept. 1 at the age of …


Delegate unveils marker in Catonsville to highlight initial efforts to desegregate Baltimore County schools

Catonsville Elementary School was quite different in the early 1930s. For one, the elementary school was a high school, and, in the age of …


7 Recent Trends In Sexual Behavior Among High Schoolers, According To A New Report

In an effort to better understand current trends in sexual behaviors among high school students. Researchers at the Guttmacher Institute compiled …

Sexual Health

USC Protesters #SOUNDTHEALARM For Shapiro Event

At the University of Southern California, where Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro is scheduled to speak on October 4, a message has been …

U.S. Politics

Refusing study in Israel is a bitter lesson in discrimination

Imagine a white university professor telling a highly qualified African-American student that he refused to recommend her for a year-abroad program …

Human Rights