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We’re 42 Years Apart But Our Mission Is the Same: Change Education for the Black Community
October 5, 2017
Every day countless numbers of our children do not receive the quality education they must have in order to have even a modicum of a chance to live a decent life in today's world. ... read more »
Schools Still Fail to Educate Black Students
October 5, 2017
The Local Control Funding Formula is a California legislative initiative that enables  school districts, rather than the state, to receive and allocate funds to those schools most in need.  ... read more »
Lawmakers, civil rights leaders challenge DeVos on student loan enforcement
September 21, 2017
More than 40 national organizations joined in noting DOE’s apparent failure to embrace its duties in civil rights when it comes to higher education. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jabari Hughes
September 7, 2017
Jabari Hughes became a starter for the varsity squad in the ninth grade; he had spirit even when the team did not believe in themselves. ... read more »
Affirming Black Students Home Language
June 1, 2017
The failure of public schools to properly educate Black students is criminal. They have long been at the bottom of virtually every measure of effective schooling. Yet the Black community has remained largely on the sidelines; its dominant response, silence. ... read more »
Stop Policing Black Girls’ Hair
May 17, 2017
Education should never attempt to stamp out culture but expand student’s exposure to various people and experiences ... read more »
NAACP NATIONAL TASK FORCE ON QUALITY EDUCATION AND CHRONICALLY FAILING SCHOOLS
February 15, 2017
Effective, committed leadership—and leadership accountability—are central for developing sustainable solutions to chronically failing public schools ... read more »
Black students urge changes at University of Oregon
November 16, 2016
A dozen black student leaders at the University of Oregon organized a rally Friday to hold the administration to account, express the pain of racist incidents on campus, and be buoyed and inspired by one another. ... read more »
Schools Fail Black Students, Why Are We Silent?
July 20, 2016
(The mission of the Black Community, Clergy and Labor Alliance (BCCLA) is to develop a Black united front, which has not happened on a broad or sustained manner since the civil rights era.  ... read more »
Study explores how black men find success in college
February 10, 2016
James Wanda, a senior at Pennsylvania's Lafayette College and one of two black computer science majors in his class, says at times he has felt pressure to succeed not just for himself, but for his entire race. ... read more »
Number of Black Teachers Rapidly Declines as Minority Student Population Increases
October 15, 2015
The number of minority teachers has declined since 1987, even though the minority student population has grown 17 percent over the same time period. (Stock Photo) The minority population has grown tremendously since the year 2000. ... read more »
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