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  Brock Turner, a swimmer at Stanford University, has been convicted of raping an unconscious woman. His sentence? About 6 months, because the California judge who tried him thought a longer sentence would be too damaging to him. Meanwhile, across the country, many young black people are receiving harsh sentences for crimes they did not commit, or […]

The Obama Administration is launching an experimental initiative to provide Pell grants to high school students enrolling in college courses. The initiative targets low-income students.

What may not have been a traditional graduation speech has now captured the heart and souls of many.

Watch Roland Martin, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Rev. William Barber, Edith Bartley, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the battle against SB 873 in the video clip above.

The Harlem native overcame a very troubled past. As a teen, he fell into a life of crime, but bounced back to become a graduate of the esteemed New York City college.

What's more, Morton will begin his residency at the same hospital where he was saved.

First daughter Malia Obama has made her decision to attend Harvard University- but first, she’s taking a year off to work and gain some useful experience before plunging back into academia for four more years.  The “gap year” isn’t new, but when we hear the term we commonly think of privileged rich kids flying daddy’s private jet around […]

Banning the box on college applications, "ensures that every young person has a shot," Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to the President, said.

Ariel Agudio, Alexis Briggs and Asha Burwell were each indicted on a charge of third-degree assault and multiple counts of falsely reporting an incident.

The drawings, which feature a Black woman saying "would you look at the time, I'm late for my abortion" while wearing a Black Lives Matter t-shirt and another cartoon of a garden hoe asking a Black man "who is you calling a hoe," have many students speaking out, calling the caricatures offensive.

President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the keynote address during the 2016 commencement ceremony at Howard University in Washington, D.C., in what is likely to be one of his many swan songs during his final year in office.

With all of the negative publicity concerning Black youth in Chicago, it's important to take note of positive stories and this one is truly unique: The Huffington Post reports that Chicago twins, Deprice and Shaprice Hunt, were accepted into a combined 56 colleges and have earned about $1.6 million in scholarships.