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Education Secretary Arne Duncan Steps Down After 7-Year Term
Cabinet member one of the longest-serving members of Obama's admin....


Chicago Protesters Target Independent Police Review Agency
Protesters who have been calling for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's resignation also have another tar...


Does the White House Understand the Value of an HBCU Education?
Congressional Black Caucus members say HBCUs need more support....


Commentary: #BlackEnough? The Million-Dollar Question About Obama’s Presidency
POTUS is making it clear through his initiatives that he's concerned about the African-American com...


Commentary: Why Police Brutality Isn’t Just a Black Boy's Problem
#AssaultatSpringValleyHigh confirms that Black girls are vulnerable, too....


S. African Mayor Awards Scholarships to Virgin Women
A South African mayor has awarded college scholarships to 16 young women for remaining virgins to e...


Department of Justice Says Affirmative Action Has Not Ended
The Department of Justice and the Department of Education issued a letter to colleges, high schools...


Obama: Students Need Help to Get 'In-Demand Jobs'
President Obama and Vice President Biden announce funding to boost young Americans' future job pros...


Report: Dark-Skinned Black Girls Receive Harsher Discipline in School
Study finds that darker skinned African-American girls are three times more likely to be suspended ...


Black Preschoolers More Likely to Face Suspension
An Education Department study finds that black students are more likely to be suspended from U.S. p...


Obama Pushes for Investment in Education During Visit to Brooklyn School
President Obama urges Congress to make education a priority in upcoming budget debate....


White House Has Plan to Push Poor Communities Up Ladders of Success
The White House plans to launch a program to aid the nation's poorest communities....


First Lady Michelle Obama Pivots Focus to Higher Education
First Lady Michelle Obama discusses the importance of higher education with D.C. high school studen...


Commentary: Refinancing Student Loans Could Help Borrowers of Color Reduce Their Debt
Student loan burdens are growing to unmanageable levels and action is needed....


NAACP Legal Defense Fund on Discrimination in NYC's Elite High Schools
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund explains how it built a case against the admissions policies currently...


Initiative Aims to Close Education Gap for Blacks
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans will create a national n...


First Lady Promotes Eating Right, Fitness at Book Reading
Michelle Obama pushes her Let's Move campaign forward....


Black NYC Firefighter Makes Her Way Into Calendar
This is the first time a female has been featured in FDNY's Calendar of Heroes....


Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation Is Making a Difference
Superstar shows her charitable side in new video....


Education Civil Rights Complaints at an All-Time High
The Department of Education is investigating queries whose number they are calling a "record."...

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