Rapper Lil Jon has been using his star power and wealth to help children in underdeveloped countries gain access to a proper education. A school he helped fund in partnership with the charity, Pencils of Promise, broke ground last month in Ghana. Mafi Atitekpo DA Primary School will enroll 313 children. It is the second of […]
The school board in LeBron James’ Ohio hometown has approved the plan for a public school being created in partnership with the NBA star’s foundation. The LeBron James Family Foundation says the “I Promise” School in Akron will be geared toward educating students who are at risk of falling behind. It will have longer days […]
Yara Shahidi has got her pick of schools to attend this fall! As college acceptance season begins to wind down, many high school seniors are still waiting to find out which school they got into. The Black-ish star, however, doesn’t have to wonder because she got into all the schools she applied for. Yara, who […]
It is being reported by ESPN that Lebron James will be opening a public school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. The “I Promise School” will be aimed at helping at-risk kids. The school will open in the fall of 2018 with 3rd and 4th grades and plans to have grades 1-8 by 2022.
One Miami woman took the term “overprotective mother” to a whole new level. Ernstlatta LaFrance is facing various charges for retaliating against a teen girl who fought her daughter. Everything started when LaFrance’s daughter got into a scuffle with a group of girls at a county fair. Following the incident, 30-year-old LaFrance, her daughter, and […]
Two Staten Island parents were hit with racism this past week when a chiropractor sent them racist threats. The spine specialist was arrested after sending threatening notes to a Black NYPD officer and a White crossing guard with a Black child. On Monday, the police officer, Ebony Glover, was sent a letter reading, “My next opportunity […]
An investigation is underway within the Los Angeles Unified School District after a math homework assignment for second graders used slavery as its setting during Black History Month.
In this day and age with Donald Trump as the leader of the free world, it's not uncommon to be confronted with the topic of race.
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I’m sure you noticed that the youngest member of the Obama family, Sasha Obama, was missing during President Obama’s farewell speech.
Tionna Norris said that her 3-year-old child's teacher claimed that the students were bullying her because of her "stinky" hair—a claim that the school confirmed was not true.
D.C. school officials rejected the ACLU's claim that Ron Brown Prep would begin enrolling female students. The organization is battling to get females admitted to a school designed for males of color from low-income families.