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Cheating in School Is Nationwide Dilemma

Nearly 200 school districts have "suspicious" test scores.
Affordable College

Survey: Nigerians Most Educated in the U.S.

When it comes to education, Nigerians hit highest marks.

This Day in Black History: March 19, 1968

Students stage sit-in at Howard University.

This Day in Black History: March 15, 1933

NAACP sues University of South Carolina.
Washington, D.C. Has Third-Highest Income Gap - A study released Thursday by the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute shows that the richest 5 percent of District households have an average income of $473,000, the highest among the 50 largest cities in the United States. On the other hand, the poorest households have an average income of only $9,100. (Photo: Chuck Kennedy/MCT/Landov)

Eye on Unemployment: Washington, D.C.

What local organizations are doing to close the jobless gap.

Commentary: The State of Black America Is Under Attack

African-Americans must defend our Constitutional rights.
Meet Academy Dreamers - Disney’s fourth annual Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence magazine brought together a group of inspiring young people from across the nation. Take a look at just a few of their stories and be inspired.

Disney's Dreamers Academy Kicks Off

Disney workshops help students find their dream careers.

National Urban League Wants to Occupy the Vote

Town hall stressed the importance of civic engagement.
Black Families Dominate Homeless Shelters  - Black families are seven times more likely than whites to end up homeless, according to new research released by the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness.(Photo: JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images)

Want to Eliminate Black Homelessness? Do Something.

African-American families dominate shelters.