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A Black student who spent more than a month on in-school suspension over his dreadlocks has been told he will be removed from his Texas high school and sent to a disciplinary alternative education program on Thursday By CHEYANNE MUMPHREY AP Education Writer October 11, 2023, 6:08 PM ET • 3 min read After serving […]

CHEYANNE MUMPHREY, Associated Press 6 mins ago Darryl George, left, a 17-year-old junior, and his mother Darresha George, right, talks with reporters before walking across the street to go into Barbers Hill High School after Darryl served a 5-day in-school suspension for not cutting his hair Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, in Mont Belvieu. (AP Photo/Michael […]

ARAO Portal Sebastian Bossarte 2023-09-29T08:39:16-06:00 Portal Purpose The Anti-Racism/Anti Oppression (ARAO) Portal is a resource created by the Black Education Act (House Bill 43) that is available for staff, students, families, community members, and other stakeholders to report school-based incidents of racism. The ARAO portal is a neutral bridge that supports communication between districts, schools, […]

City of Little Rock Five of the eight surviving Little Rock Nine members, who desegregated Central High School in Arkansas more than 65 years ago, spoke out about efforts to limit history education across the United States. CNN  —  Surviving members of the Little Rock Nine – Black students who were the first to desegregate […]

Improving the quality of education and quantity of Black educators has become a focal point for bettering opportunities within Black communities. School is back in session, and students around the country are preparing to take the court and shoot their best shots at their educational goals. For many African-American students though, they’re beginning the game […]

WASHINGTON, September 18, 2023 – U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack today sent letters to 16 governors emphasizing the over $12 billion disparity in funding between land-grant Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and their non-HBCU land-grant peers in their states. The 16 governors receiving the letter are: […]

The exhibition project “O Quilombismo: Of Resisting and Insisting. Of Flight as Fight. Of Other Democratic Egalitarian Political Philosophies” inaugurates the reopening of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), in Berlin, with the new director and chief curator Prof. Dr. Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, his team, and many collaborators and artists. Quilombismo, a lived […]

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) encourages and helps secure opportunities for minority farmers to gain traction in international trade as well as growing and promoting their business. Last year, FAS started working closely with Arkansas River Rice, the only black-owned rice mill in the United States. Through his work with […]

Pittsburgh, PA – Today, Secretary of Education Dr. Khalid N. Mumin visited Pittsburgh Lincoln PreK-5 to read a book to 1st grade students as part of the school district’s Black Men Read initiative. “Reading opens up a whole world of possibilities. It allows us to learn new things and to envision ourselves as the characters and heroes of […]

August 29, 2023 Set of actions adopted in 2020 to support the success of Black students, faculty and staff Arizona State University has made enormous progress on the set of actions it adopted in 2020 to support the success of Black students, faculty and staff.  Several dozen ASU faculty and staff members gathered to hear […]

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