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Black Students Blocked from Pre-School Through College
July 12, 2018
One in five Black high school students in California drop out before they can graduate.  And when do graduate, in California, they are also the least likely to graduate from community colleges, Cal State Universities or the University of California. ... read more »
Register Now for Compton College Fall 2018 Semester
July 9, 2018
Apply Online Today and Visit the Welcome Center for Registration Assistance. ... read more »
CAU Receives More Than $4.5 Million in Grants for Upward Bound, HBCU C.A.R.E.S.
July 5, 2018
Clark Atlanta University recently received two grants totaling more than $4.5 million. The first grant lays the groundwork for a new legacy within the Department of Counseling Education, while the second continues the 50-year legacy of CAU’s Upward Bound program. ... read more »
NNPA Hosts National Black Parents’ Town Hall in Norfolk
July 5, 2018
Panelists for the event, where questions and comments were discussed regarding the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), were Linda Langley Davis, the director of educational services for Hampton Roads, Inc.; Fred Smoot, a former Washington Redskins cornerback and motivational speaker; Rev. Dr. Kirk T. Houston, the founder and pastor of Gethsemane Community Fellowship Church; and Deidre Love, the executive director of the nonprofit Teens with a Purpose. ... read more »
Our Children Are at Risk
July 5, 2018
A few years ago, his Department of Education, in conjunction with the Department of Justice, studied school discipline data and came to a troubling conclusion: African American students in the 2011-12 school year had been suspended or expelled at a rate three times higher than White students. ... read more »
Racial Divides Found in Student Loan Defaults
July 5, 2018
Besides deep debt incurred to gain a college education, another sphere of concern presents yet another financial hurdle: student loan defaults. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Bryce Collier
July 4, 2018
King/Drew senior power forward Bryce Collier knows the value of hard work and how it can bring positive results. His strong work ethic helped the Golden Eagles earn their first City Section championship. ... read more »
GLAAACC Ed Fund Assists College-Bound Seniors
June 28, 2018
The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce Education Fund and Foundation (GLAAACC Ed Fund) provided 12 high school seniors bound for college with some much needed financial assistance. ... read more »
Mother-Daughter Duo Create Children’s Book For Other Grieving Families 
June 28, 2018
When a loved one passes it seems as though the world stops. For mother-daughter duo Angela and Amaya Allen, their world continued on for the better.   ... read more »
Success On “The Way”; “Ask Dr. Jeanette”; “Do The Math”: “Beginning of Path to Incarceration”
June 28, 2018
“It’s time to stop the criminalization of students and start looking at ways to help students,” student Darrell Brown, 19-year old former Sacramento High School student. ... read more »
SC historically Black school gets new trustees next month
June 28, 2018
South Carolina State University ... read more »
James Harden Hosts Imma Be A Star Block Party at Alma Mater Audubon Middle School  
June 28, 2018
A crowd of local Los Angeles students and fans erupted as NBA superstar James Harden turned the corner into the Audubon middle school playground, rolling in on top of a fire truck with music blaring and sirens blazing for his “Imma Be A Star” block party on Sunday (June 24).  ... read more / watch video »
NAACP Addresses Controversial LACCD Appointment
June 28, 2018
Hollywood-Beverly Hills Chapter asks why qualified Blacks weren’t considered to replace Kamlager-Dove ... read more »
A Clinic to Cultivate the Whole Student Athlete
Connective, Inc., in partnership with The RightWay Foundation, will lead a student athlete event that will comprise of an interactive life skills workshop and basketball clinic. The clinic will attract youth from the  South Los Angeles area this Saturday from 10am-3pm on June 23rd, 2018 at the St. Andrews Recreation Center. Youth ages 15 and up will utilize critical skills to persevere through mental and physical exercises meant to build their capacity to overcome situations encountered in life and on the basketball court. ... read more / view event »
NNPA, Chevrolet Launch 2018 “Discover the Unexpected” Journalism Fellowship in Detroit
June 21, 2018
Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have teamed up once again for the “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. The fellowship, in its third year, gives students attending Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity of a lifetime: an eight-week, immersive training experience with the Black Press. ... read more »
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