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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....


Missouri Student Body President: 'We Don't Have to Accept Being Marginalized'
BET.com talks to Payton Head on his last day in office....


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


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...


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...


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 ...


Is the Paris, Texas, School District Discriminatory Against Black Students?
More than 90,000 people have signed a petition urging the Paris, Texas, District Attorney Gary Youn...


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...


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


Ex-Teacher Farina to Lead NYC Schools
New York mayor-elect Bill de Blasio selected Carmen Farina, a former teacher and principal and a lo...


Commentary: Their Voices Call Out to Us
It’s time for greater investments in mental health services and commonsense gun control....


HBCUs Get $228 Million in Grants
The Department of Education announced it will distribute nearly $228 million in grants to HBCUs....


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...


Florida State Under Federal Investigation Over Jameis Winston Case
Feds looking into handling of sexual assault allegations against star quarterback....


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


Beyoncé and Jay Z's 2013 Cuba Trip Declared Legal
An official government report states that the power couple did not violate any U.S. sanctions laws....


Obama Speaks on Education System as White House Hosts HBCU Summit
President Obama speaks on education system as White House hosts HBCU summit....


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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