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Courtesy Cameron Knowles: One New Orleans family, who is set to graduate in May, became a sensation on Facebook when a photo of them all wearing their caps and gowns went viral. The photo shows father Mario Myles, who is graduating from Xavier University with hisMasters of Special Education on May 7, mother Shenitria Myles, […]

Article By Lauren Clements/Sara Charles Dark and Lovely, a hair care brand for women, in partnership with The Tom Joyner Foundation, has awarded five students with $2,000 scholarships. Each of these dynamic scholars are a part of the Young Women with a Purpose Project. In addition to receiving an all-expense paid trip to New York […]

Pew Research says Black and Hispanic parents see the need for a college degree more than White parents do. The researchers say the difference is based in aspiration and resources.

A number of high-profile entertainers – including Oprah Winfrey, Mary J. Blige, Charlize Theron and Meryl Streep – have signed an open letter calling on world leaders to fight for gender equality across the globe. The letter released Sunday states that some 62 million girls around the world are denied the right to education, 500 […]

Stepping into Levels Barbershop in Harlem, New York, visitors hear the sounds of buzzing clippers filling the room, a basketball game on TV blending into the background and a conversation about politics engaging all the adults in the barbershop. It could be a scene from the popular film “Barbershop.” But there is one thing that […]

Across the country, low and middle-income families are increasingly concerned about the access to higher education for their children, a battle President Barack Obama has consistently fought during his two terms in office. In his 2010 State of the Union address, the then bright-eyed president – still riding the wave from his 2008 campaign that […]

The Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund awards scholarships every year to low-income women who are 35 years of age or older. Named after Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress, the fund has awarded over $1.8 million in scholarships to over 700 women since 1978. Aiming to assist women who have a vision of […]

Today’s a day to celebrate The work of someone gone but great. Come on now, don’t be obtuse, Let’s all give thanks to Dr. Seuss. His name was Theodor Seuss Geisel And all the kids they think he’s swell. Born March 2, 1904 His family they brewed beer and more. By high school he was […]

National Read Across America Day is an annual event that is part of Read Across America, an initiative on reading that was created by the National Education Association. Each year, National Read Across America Day is celebrated on March 2nd, the birthday of Dr. Seuss.  However, if it falls on a weekend, it is observed in […]

What day is complete without a lengthy message from Kanye West? On Tuesday, Feb. 16, Kim Kardashian’s husband appeared to be on the campaign trail, when he went on a lengthy rant aimed at the education system. He began, “I have a friend who works really hard and makes $370 dollars a day… Her son […]

Wheaton College and Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Larycia Hawkins announce they have come together and found a mutual place of resolution and reconciliation.…