Carol Lee Tolbert, an Oakland native, is the first and only African-American woman elected to public office in North Oakland. From 1993 to 1997, Tolbert served on the Oakland School Board, and from 2010 [...]
Life has a destination for everyone, however some may not know where that destination is going to be. Some people may have obstacles that block the path that they are trying to follow.
Courtesy of Berkeley News Berkeley Law professor and former dean Christopher Edley has launched a nonprofit organization that aims to use education and related social policies to improve young people’s outcomes from early childhood [...]
By Steve Hockensmith, SFSU News Rosanna Fajardo (B.A., ’15) says that the California foster care system used to have a clear message for the kids it serves once they reach the age of 18.
The Sausalito Woman’s Club’s Scholarship Recognition Fund is providing awards for students to attend colleges, universities, vocational and art schools. The woman’s club is associated with the historic clubhouse located in Sausalito. The club [...]
By Manny Otiko and Charlene Muhammad California Black Media The California Legislative Black Caucus is preparing strategies for accountability after a new report revealed Black students are disproportionately suffering from disparities and inequalities in [...]
By Terry Turner , courtesy of Good News Network A North Carolina preacher was nominated for a top hero prize after he created a nutritional oasis in what had been a food desert.
Courtesy of Atlanta Blackstar If you don’t know about your past, you lack a blueprint for the future. And a new study suggests just that. Research in California found that high school students who [...]
On Monday, undocumented immigrant students and documented student allies representing 12 universities staged classroom sit-ins at three Georgia public colleges that ban undocumented students from admission: University of Georgia, Georgia State University and the Georgia [...]
The California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) is inviting all talented and motivated high school students to apply for admission to the 2016 summer session held from July 9 – August 5, 2016.