Several Black parents refuse to allow their children to do the assignment. They say it teaches them to defend hate.
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser nominates Antwan Wilson for schools chancellor. Wilson would bring his reform-mindedness to schools in the nation's capital.
The report highlights the progress that has been made in regards to creating opportunities for women and girls of color.
A new study finds that income inequality has remained unchanged for less-educated working-class Black men for decades. However, high-income Black men with college degrees are narrowing the income gap with their White counterparts.
Morehouse Medical School's dean receives a prestigious award. The Horatio Alger Award recognizes perseverance, leadership and commitment to academic excellence.
North Carolina Central University announces the passing of Chancellor Debra Saunders-White. She lost her battle with cancer.
The Education Department accesses civil rights gains under President Obama. Activists are preparing for rollbacks under Trump's administration.
The President-elect wants DeVos to reform the education system. She's a strong proponent of school choice.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird have been snatched from bookshelves as a Virginia school district decides whether or not to permanently ban the books.
Voters overwhelmingly turned down a constitutional amendment for the special statewide school district. At issue were education funds and control.
James Coleman's landmark study is still relevant today. Its findings about poverty and education continue to inform policymakers.
Johnthany Walker was apprehended and charged with vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment, and reckless driving.