education

Predominately Black Chicago State University Facing Shutdown Because of Budget Issues

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School officials at Chicago State University (CSU) say the future of the largely African-American college is in jeopardy because officials cannot pass a budget to get the school the funding it needs. According to the Huffington Post, CSU officials says the reserve funds will run out by March...

#BlackExcellence: Students Get “Lit AF” to Show Pride in Their Education

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The celebration of black excellence expresses itself in numerous ways and this new video posted by chaos chutist does just that. What started off as a couple well-dressed guys in suits rapping while being “lit AF & educated”, has prompted an entire social movement, garnering...

These Photos Of Detroit’s Deplorable School Conditions Will Shock You

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Detroit’s students are trying to learn while breathing in black mold and they wearing their coats during the day to stay warm. That isn’t the worst of it though. Nancy Muerhoff, a kindergarten teacher at Carleton Elementary in Detroit, said water from toilets above her...

New York State Unveils Student Loan Relief Program

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New York State has taken a step in the right direction when it comes to eliminating student loan debt. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the “Get On Your Feet” program, which will offer up to two years of federal student loan debt relief to...

Sen. Knollenberg On Racial Disparities In Education: ‘We Can’t Make An African-American White; It Is What It Is’

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If you need proof that some elected officials give zero effs when it comes to the black community, look no further than Senator Marty Knollenberg. The republican official out of Michigan is currently under fire for his lackadaisical attitude toward racial disparities in education which was...

University of California School System Has Invested Millions Into Private Prisons

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A Black public interest group has confirmed that the University of California school system has upwards of $25,000,000 invested into private prisons. According to the Afrikan Black Coalition, the University of California’s Chief Investment Officer that the University of California (“UC”) has investments split between both Corrections...