Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Black History Month Events Focus on Defining the African-American Community

In Black History, Education on February 1, 2013 at 11:20 pm

EVENTS: Black History Month at the University of Virginia (UVA Today)


New Study: Black Students Who Are Taught Racial Pride Do Better In School

In Education, Race on January 25, 2013 at 11:48 pm

CLUTCH MAGAZINE: Black Students Who Are Taught Racial Pride Do Better In School

…According to new research published in the Journal of Child Development, affirming a black child’s desire to learn about their race does more than just give them a personal boost, it helps them academically as well.


Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

In Education on January 18, 2013 at 10:01 pm

BOOKS: A list of recent books that may be of interest to African-Americans. (Journal of Blacks in Higher Education)

Off the Streets and into College

In Education on May 28, 2012 at 9:23 pm

INSPIRATION: How a $20 gift got one homeless high-school student off the street and into college.

Romney Faces Tough Questions from Black Leaders

In Education, Politics on May 25, 2012 at 9:50 pm

NATIONAL NEWS (AP) : Mitt Romney struggled to find support for his education proposals while campaigning at an inner-city school Thursday.

The Future of African American Studies

In Education, Opinion on May 25, 2012 at 9:16 pm

VIEWPOINT: Are African American Studies Programs still relevant?