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Education Reform: It’s Time for Us to Step Up to the Plate

The mission is as simple as it is powerful and necessary: to get African American…

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We Must Make Our Kids’ Education Our Top Priority

Most of our kids are barely literate: 70% of all American eighth graders cannot read…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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24 Catholic High Schools Work to Educate Marginalized, Low-Income Students

Cristo Rey Network serves students who have been failed by the education system

Network of 24 high schools across the country that prepare underserved students for college

By Robin White Goode

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An Apology to Dr. King

Our fight for freedom and justice is not over. Now, it is up to our children and grandchildren to ensure that King’s dream is deferred no longer.

King’s dream was about equal opportunity and economic justice for all black Americans, not just…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Education Means Business

To paraphrase an old maxim: In the 21st century, the business of America is education.…

By Robin White Goode

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Preview Our World: Can the Obama Administration Fix Our Schools?

Grading Obama's handling of the education crisis, including an exclusive interview with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

This week’s edition of Our World with Black Enterprise, with host Marc Lamont Hill, features…


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New Lessons for Our Classrooms

Improving the education of African American Students Will Require A Stronger Teacher Workforce. Here's What it Will Take?

From kindergarten to 12th grade, Will Thomas never had a black male teacher and only…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Can Bill Gates Save Our Schools?

As co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates (who remains chairman of Microsoft)…

By Alan Hughes

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Meet Kelley Williams-Bolar: Prosecuted for Protecting Her Children’s Education

Although pardoned by Ohio Governor John Kasich, Kelley Williams-Bolar is still on probation while others game the system with impunity.

Although pardoned by Ohio Governor John Kasich, Kelley Williams-Bolar is still on probation while others…

By Robin White Goode

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Our Major Franchise: Education

Among my most enjoyable assignments is writing the weekly Power Moves blog that appears on…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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