In a move they say is in favor of “states rights,” the Department of Justice and Department of Education, with newly installed leadership, has rescinded Obama era advisory standards to let transgender children use the bathroom of their choice.
Savannah State University has become the first historically Black college or university to win the National Cheerleading Award.
Going out to schools and speaking to kids can be an uphill battle. Minutes of speaking and building up their support and interest can easily go to waste in seconds after saying a couple of the wrong things. Jameis Winston, quarterback for the Tampa Bay Bucaneers, learned this the hard way recently.
With the amount of talk on Twitter already, it looks like Netflix may have the next big cultural touchstone on its hands.
Protests took place in Los Angeles after an off-duty LAPD officer was captured on cell phone video discharging his weapon during an altercation with a 13-year-old boy.
An interracial couple in Stamford, Connecticut is taking a stand against the harassment they’ve received because of their relationship and local police’s inability to find those responsible.
Heather Lindsay and Lexene Charles returned home on Jan. 14 to find “N*GGER” spray-painted on their garage door. Since then, the disgusting mark remains, despite the threat of $100 daily fines and potential criminal charges.
In 1995, the University of California ended race-based enrollment practices meant to balance out its student population. As a result, the current percentage of Black students enrolled in lower than 3 percent. More than 20 years later, UC Berkeley took a step towards affirming its black student population by opening the Fannie Lou Hamer Black Resource Center.
Last week, a video circulated online that showed Patrick Harris showing a group of his D.C. Public School students how to properly wear a du-rag. Most who watched it saw a pleasant exchange between mesmerized first graders and a teacher giving them an extra life lesson. So, we talked with Harris to learn more about the video and what motivates his work.
Chicago Public Schools is doing what it can to help support students who would be affected by President Trump’s recent crackdown on immigration. As a start, the school system has informed principals that they shouldn’t grant immigration enforcement officials access to school property without warrants.