Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.
New York City plans to launch a college savings plan for kindergarten students from low-income families. The program encourages parents to put away small amounts consistently to make college affordable.
Racist fliers on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, urge White women to refrain from dating Black men.
The Education Trust publishes a report on the challenges African-American educators face in public schools. Black teachers shed light on why school districts struggle to retain them.
The Citadel plans to recognize the achievement and sacrifice of its first Black cadet. This long overdue honor comes 50 years after his enrollment.
President Obama advocates for My Brother's Keeper initiative. He affirms that the program, which helps young men of color, also benefits the U.S. economy.
Michelle Obama says enabling girls around the world to obtain an education is personal. A documentary that highlights her global efforts airs on CNN.