Should a woman, who is now a man be allowed to attend an all male college? Click the question to join the conversation on Facebook Live! How do you feel about your job being threatened if you needed to stay home because of your small kids? #ReecQOTD. What would you do if your kids teacher […]
They say the best revenge is success and 18-year old Allie Dowdle just got her first big retribution.
Jared & Allison met at the college bookstore, and things got hot in an empty classroom days later. Allison’s current boyfriend helps her take care of her baby, JJ, but that’s not the father of the child. Allison says she knows the baby is definitely Jared’s, and she’s looking for the child support he owes […]
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 […]
Barack Obama gave the commencement speech to the 2016 graduating class of Howard University earlier this week, and was widely received with acclaim. Graduates, attendees and those watching live via streaming sites were uplifted and grateful for the president’s speech, which people said was very paternal and honest. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Jeff Johnson goes […]
Aisha Tyler, co-host of The Talk recently spoke her mind about black students who choose to attend HBCUs, saying it’s more ‘courageous’ to attend more predominantly white institutions. She says that the working world college graduates enter are more realistically like predominantly white schools, so black students she get used to the racial tensions that occur there sooner. […]
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 […]
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.
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