literacy

The event, which happened last month, was aimed at empowering our youth to read and see themselves as heroes.

The first African-American and woman becomes Library of Congress' new chief executive. She's widely praised for promoting technology at libraries in low-income neighborhoods.

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Dr. Carla Hayden as the Librarian of Congress. If confirmed Dr. Hayden would be the first woman and first African-American to serve in the post, as mentioned in a press release issued by the White House Office of the Press Secretary. President Obama issued a […]

This is a level of racism that just doesn’t even make sense… pic.twitter.com/Qy76Kiemlp — Yours In Negritude (@MeWeFree) May 27, 2015 Some parents and children…

Philip Banks III, the top uniformed official in the New York City Police Department, has resigned as chief of department on the eve of a promotion. In a…

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Floyd Mayweather says he doesn’t care that 50 Cent and Manny Pacquiao call him uneducated. He says if it’s true, ‘It makes my story that…

Your local barbershop probably consists of TVs broadcasting ESPN, animated banter on almost any subject and music to match the vibe of the shop. The…

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Patrick Oliver traces his success back to this scene: As a little boy in his home in the projects of Little Rock, he shared the…

The literacy rate in America is officially 99%. But before we sit back, open the champagne and pat ourselves on the back, consider this… America has a functional illiteracy rate of 22%. This means that over 44 million American adults cannot do anything more complex than make out certain letters, or spell their name. They […]

Fantasia is not in a good mood today…She is on twitter snapping off on people who have been making fun of her misspelled words and things on twitter.