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Inaugural Grand African Run Announced in Washington
May 10, 2019
“The more I thought about this idea of the Grand African race I began to see how we can bring the African diaspora and friends of Africa together, to promote our togetherness, to promote that which binds us and to promote all the wonderful accomplishments and the amazing things that are getting ready to come to Africa,” said Her Excellency, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, the Ambassador of the African Union Mission. ... read more »
Virginia Educator Wins 2019 National Teacher of the Year
May 9, 2019
His classroom is a collaborative partnership between himself and his students and is anchored in him providing a civic centered education ... read more »
NNPA President Moderates Inspirational CBCF Avoice Heritage Celebration
March 1, 2019
In moderating the panel of awardees, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. began with the ultra-popular Congresswoman Maxine Waters, the first Black woman to chair the House Committee on Financial Services. He asked Waters what could be expected from her committee in terms of improving the quality of life in Black communities. ... read more »
EDUCATOR SPOTLIGHT: Rebecca Francis 
January 3, 2019
Francis has visited over 25 high-performing schools across the nation to learn what it takes to make award-winning, high-quality public charter schools. She believes charter schools offer an alternative option to parents and students who are not satisfied with the options available to them.  ... read more »
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Response to Secretary DeVos’ Plan to Arm Teachers
August 31, 2018
“This is yet another example of Secretary Betsy DeVos’s disdain for our nation’s public schools and underscores the urgent need for Democrats to remain steadfast in the fight to safeguard our students, teachers, and schools.” ... read more »
USC BAA Aligning for Black Excellence in Higher Education Summit III: R.I.S.E. (Reshaping Identity Informed by Stereotypes vs. Experiences
March 11, 2018
USC BAA Aligning for Black Excellence in Higher Education Summit III: R.I.S.E. (Reshaping Identity Informed by Stereotypes vs. Experiences ... read more »
Long Beach State University’s ‘Feed a Need’ Drive Will Provide More Than 1,000 Meals for Food-Insecure Students
February 8, 2018
In March 2015, CSULB implemented its Basic Needs Initiative – a campuswide program with targeted services to address housing and food insecurity among students ... read more »
Chicago Public Schools Working to Close Achievement Gap
January 25, 2018
Research has also revealed that Chicago students, on average, repeatedly outperform their peers outside the city. ... read more »
Cute Kids and High Achievers (Including Harvard and Yale admits)!
January 18, 2018
Cute Kids and High Achievers (Including Harvard and Yale admits)! ... read more »
Los Angeles Chargers and WSS Lace Elementary School Students with New Kicks
October 12, 2017
The Chargers introduced their annual back-to-school give away to the south Los Angeles community on Tuesday, October 3, where they supplied 450 elementary school students with a new pair of shoes, socks, backpacks and autographed Chargers memorabilia. ... read more / watch video »
Dodgers Surprise Crenshaw Students with Playoffs Tickets
October 12, 2017
Alumni of the L.A. Dodgers travelled to Crenshaw High School to reward 30 high-performing students and student-athletes with tickets to the club's first playoff game against the Arizona Diamondbacks ... read more »
New Law will Allow Donation of Uneaten School Lunches
October 5, 2017
Gov. Jerry Brown last week signed a new law that will allow the Los Angeles Unified School District to donate uneaten food to food banks instead of discarding it. ... read more »
Education First! For LACCD President Sydney Kamlager-Dove
September 7, 2017
Dove helps underserved college students soar academically and professionally in Los Angeles Community Colleges. ... read more »
Pursuing Your Passion and Achieving Your Dreams
June 15, 2017
100 Black Men Celebrates Another Year of Helping Young Black Scholars Achieve Their Dream of Attending College ... read more »
Watson Joins African Global Economic & Development Summit Board
February 23, 2017
Diane Watson brings her 35 years of experience and legacy in public office to the AGED Summit to support its global mission. ... read more »
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