It’s tempting to cast stones because of Kap’s letter asking to practice with the Jets, but you might want to look at your own NFL sins first.
Officially, 50,000 preschoolers are suspended annually. But there are a lot of unofficial actions taking place.
Alabama State University grad shares why she continues to support HBCUs.
Tutors for Us is teaching Black students the fundamentals of standardized testing strategies.
The 1.7 million-member union’s secretary-treasurer says we need activism and political pressure to ensure schools teach Black history.
Book bans focus on books written by or about people of color or members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
The Biden administration has urged governors in 16 states to rectify the underfunding of historically Black land-grant universities, which has resulted in a deficit of $12.6 billion in funding over the past 30 years.
Harmful health information is always one click away. Word In Black’s managing director Liz Courquet-Lesaulnier shares our commitment to accurate and fact-based reporting.
A small group of mental health pros are advocating for the legal use of the substances to help patients cope with being Black in the U.S.
More research is needed to support Black youth struggling with eating disorders.
Research shows exposure to PFAS is associated with hormone-related cancers in women — and they’re in our water supply.
Activists want the program to correct the injustices of the 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps, which provided jobs but excluded Black folks.
Working from home reduces greenhouse gas emissions, but racism means we don’t all get the opportunity to have a smaller carbon footprint.
Protecting indigenous people and their way of life in Alaska should demonstrate that we can stand firm to defend more communities on the front lines of climate change against the unabated greed of Big Oil.
The union is pushing to get workers at electric-vehicle battery factories, putting fair wages at the center of reducing emissions.
Corporate publishers omit how politics and racism create climate change. Zinn Education Project’s latest effort helps kids learn the truth.
As Robert Smith and Ketanji Brown Jackson recently reflected, honoring the past and embracing the present enables Black folks to shape our future.
Without addressing the root causes of our societal issues, we will continue to struggle for solutions.
Collective economic progress requires evolving “lift as you rise” to focus on community investment, not just individual success.
The Congressional Black Caucus gathering is the last chance before the 2024 elections for our leaders to get real about economic inequities.
The state’s ideologically-driven Classic Learning Test exposes the unscientific,discriminatory history of standardized testing.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis and Georgia election workers Shaye Moss and Ruby Freeman are “steering this nation to safety.”
Survivors share their stories about abuse by staff at the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla.
Travel is proven to relieve stress, enhance creativity, and boost happiness — but barriers to access often leave Black folks missing out on the benefits.
The celebration will focus on fulfilling the promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for older persons across generations.
Gun ownership in the United States has skyrocketed in the past 30 years. And Americans own an estimated 434 million firearms.
Leaders from the Kashmiri American and African diasporas came together in a powerful demonstration of cross-cultural solidarity.
Founder of The Current Project, Alisha Gordon, shares her story about her work in helping Black single mothers.
The jury is out on whether the fall hiring frenzy is real, but it’s still a good time to start searching and land a new gig.
The Department of Education found the school “misled” and “deceived” students with their 2012 advertising campaign.
Scammers are targeting borrowers with student loan-related robocalls, with more than 350,000 student-loan-related robocalls reported in the last two weeks alone.
Beyoncé is lifting the economies of the towns she visits on tour.
Critics warn against Tyler Perry’s message that Black women should date men who make less money.
Whether they’re starting a business, having multiple jobs, or going to college to earn a degree, members of Generation Z are working toward building generational wealth.