The Common App Will Stop Asking About Students’ Criminal Histories | The Atlantic The change may be the biggest help to low-income students of color, who are disproportionately likely to have been convicted of a crime.

The change may be the biggest help to low-income students of color, who are disproportionately likely to have been convicted of a crime.

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Black higher education after the Civil War | The Weekly Challenger In “From Slavery to Freedom: A History of Negro Americans,” initially published in 1947, John Hope Franklin and Alfred A. Moss, Jr., examined the history of Negro education during and after the Reconstruction era.

In “From Slavery to Freedom: A History of Negro Americans,” initially published in 1947, John Hope Franklin and Alfred A. Moss, Jr., examined the history of Negro education during and after the Reconstruction era.

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Google.org Matches Beyonce’s $100,000 Scholarship Donation to HBCU Students | The Network Journal The 22-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter launched the Formation Scholars awards, through BeyGOOD, her charitable arm, last year when she awarded four students from Howard University, Parsons School of Design, Berklee College of Music and Spelman College $25,000...

The 22-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter launched the Formation Scholars awards, through BeyGOOD, her charitable arm, last year when she awarded four students from Howard University, Parsons School of Design, Berklee College of Music and Spelman College $25,000…

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Ruth Simmons on the future of HBCUs | The Philadelphia Tribune As a teacher, as an educator, I would say these times are especially fertile for teaching the skills that are needed in a world in which there are many types of people, many perspectives and so forth.

As a teacher, as an educator, I would say these times are especially fertile for teaching the skills that are needed in a world in which there are many types of people, many perspectives and so forth.

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College scholarships for African-American students | New York Amsterdam News As students begin filling out their college applications, families are looking for ways to pay for higher education. Here are some scholarships for African-American students with upcoming deadlines.

As students begin filling out their college applications, families are looking for ways to pay for higher education. Here are some scholarships for African-American students with upcoming deadlines.

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Explore 150 years of Hampton University history in new exhibit | Daily Press Artifacts displaying the skills learned and the work done by students at what is now Hampton University will be on display at the historically black university’s museum beginning Friday.

Artifacts displaying the skills learned and the work done by students at what is now Hampton University will be on display at the historically black university’s museum beginning Friday.

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