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.
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.
Chicago twins Deprice and Shaprice Hunt have set an extremely high bar for other high school seniors. The twins were recently accepted into a combined 56 colleges and have earned about $1.6 million in scholarships. Kemitashi Austin brought the Hunt siblings’ huge accomplishments to the forefront on Facebook when she shared a screenshot of a […]
Michelle Obama is known to many as the first lady of the United States, but for young students set to attend college, she doubles as someone who succeeded from ignoring her “doubters and “haters.” Featured on the cover of the May 2016 issue of Seventeen magazine with high school students Gemma Busoni and Zaniya Lewis, […]
Picking a college can be a daunting task for anyone, but finding the best fit can be a particularly challenging feat for African American students. Calls to end racism on campus have become more widespread in the last year asstudents across the country spoke out about both everyday and systemic racism at their schools. In addition, minority […]
For the second straight year, a student from Long Island, New York's Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight Ivy League schools, according to NBC 4 New York. The student, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, 17, who is the class valedictorian, has until May 1 to decide whether she'll attend one of the prestigious northeastern schools
“Students and their families rely on and trust the high school diploma as a signal of readiness...It needs to mean something. Otherwise, it’s a false promise for thousands of students.”
In an op-ed for NewsOne, Benjamin L. Crump, president of the National Bar Association and prominent civil rights attorney, condemns Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia‘s remarks that some African-Americans are hurt by being admitted to top universities and might be better served at “slower-track” ones. The comments, which generated a firestorm of controversy, came last week during […]
And then there were two. Malia Obama has reportedly narrowed her list of potential college picks to two schools in New York: Barnard College and…
Yale's Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter has found themselves hot water (again) after they were accused of racial discrimination for allowing "white girls only" into a Halloween party last week.