Akbar Cook is the epitome of what an educator should look like.
Ignorance ignores federal law protecting DACA kids; pushes deportation over education.
Malachi Pearson's family had been affected by gun violence in a state more likely to kill Black people unjustly than most.
A recent study by Washington University in St. Louis found that Blacks across the country are more likely to have been unarmed when killed by police than any other group of people. This includes incidents where police have killed unarmed Black boys before the age of 16, such as Tamir Rice at age 12.
A Black graduate student was harassed for falling asleep while studying.
Yale University claims it is committed to "maintaining an inclusive community of scholars." However, there's a glaring error in its practices when a white graduate student is either ill prepared or unwilling to live in a diverse and inclusive environment and continues to call the authorities on Black students.
Principal Patricia Catania denied lessons on the Harlem Renaissance and confiscated a student-made poster celebrating Lena Horne.
Patricia Catania, principal of Intermediate School 224 in Bronx, N.Y., told teacher Mercedes Liriano-Clark on Feb. 7 not to give lessons about the Harlem Renaissance and abolitionist and statesman Frederick Douglass.
Following student protests at the Tennessee high school, school administrators were suspended.
White students at Haywood High School in Brownsville, Tenn., were messaging each other through private group chats and making threats against Black students, including "stringing a ni**er up."
"Like same-sex colleges all over the country, Spelman is taking into account evolving definitions of gender identity in a changing world," said the president of the historically Black women's college.
Spelman College, a historically Black women's institution, is revamping its admissions policy that will now allow transgender women access to education at their institution beginning in 2018.
"Howard is the perfect place to have rich dialogue on many of the most pressing issues we face today," Comey said.
Proposed cuts to Medicaid would have a dire, direct effect on services for students with disabilities.
With many Republican lawmakers and the White House still unable to accept the Affordable Care Act as the law of the land, the ongoing debate may have a direct effect on millions of vulnerable students who are impacted by severe symptoms due to their disabilities. As the future of healthcare hangs in the balance, so does the funding that provides the medical assistance for students during their school day.
Trump throws more fake red meat to his base, diverting attention from repetitive management failures, uncovered lies, Republican legislator push back and the lowest approval ratings of any president at this point in his term.
The U.S. Justice Department is potentially planning to redirect resources of its civil rights division to investigate and possibly sue universities over admissions policies deemed to have discriminated against white applicants.