Black Education

Two young ladies are making the grade and serving up rhymes in a hot track about academic excellence. The pair, 11-year-old 6th graders from Milwaukee Excellence Charter School in Wisconsin, have become the voice of their academy with a song called Excellence First. Borrowing a beat from Tee Grizley‘s First Day Out, 6th Grade teacher […]

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s leadership, accomplishments, and commitment to education show us that being smart is the new cool.

For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]

Former WWE star Joanie Laurer, who was better known as Chyna, has died. Laurer was found dead in her apartment on Wednesday.

Despite the troubles she faces in correcting the troubles of the district, King sees herself as a trailblazer and hopes to serve as an inspiration.

On the heels of the release of the latest American employment numbers, South Carolina Congressman David Scott of Georgia’s 13th Congressional District delivered this week’s…

President Obama announced Thursday that a new initiative will provide more than $250M in free e-books to low-income students, according to the Associated Press. But…

Why are we medicating so many of our young African-American males for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Recent studies show that there’s a 70 percent increase…

  A new report shows that U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever. The data, which was released by…

  1. Don’t Do Depression Alone! This week the media world mourns the death of Karyn Washington, the 22-year-old writer of the popular motivational blog…

With the latest rankings of the top schools in the country recently released by U.S News & World Report, we at Newsone wanted to hear from you our readers.