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Research Reveals Community College Is More Useful Than You Thought
When it comes to higher education, we’ve all heard the talking point: More people than ever are pursuing four-year degrees. At the same time, college…
Rachel Jeantel Finally Earns Her High School Diploma
Rachel Jeantel, one of Trayvon Martin's good friends and a witness during his famous case graduated with her highschool diploma. She was criticized for her…
Vixen Vent: Honorary Degrees Are Unfair
Honorary degrees are at an all time high this year and it’s starting to grind my gears. As a college graduate who suffered through long…
Vixen Education: Homeless DC Teen Gets Full Ride to George Town University
DC-native Rashema Melson proves that adversity only makes you stronger. The 18-year-old high school student recently received news that she's been awarded a full scholarship to…
Vixen Education: Eighth-Grader From Brooklyn Becomes Published Author
Thirteen-year-old Angela Content can officially call herself a published author. The Brooklyn native is an eighth-grader and definitely an inspiration. In an interview with CBS,…
Vixen Vent: Black People Are Expected to Fail in Education
I'm concerned the media is getting too much of a ride out of the recent academic successes of the youth in the black community. Recently,…
Vixen Education: Oakland Teen Has 5.0 GPA, 2100 SAT Score
The hood raised him, but academics shaped him. A 17-year-old Oakland high school senior is raising eyebrows and challenging stereotypes as he receives acceptance letter…
Adrienne Bailon Visits NYC School for ‘Read Across America Day’
Giving back never looked so adorable. The beautiful and multi-talented Adrienne Bailon, surprised first graders at Beekman Hill International School last week (March 6) with…
’12 Years a Slave’ to be Added to Public High School Curriculums [Photos]
Cinema is just one art form that can be used to not only entertain, but to educate, so we're especially excited to learn that…
Black Women Ahead of All Groups in College Enrollment Statistics
Finally a story mainstream headline about black women that has nothing to do with Being Mary Jane or reality TV. As Black History Month comes to a…
Downgrading for Love: New Study Shows That Women Are ‘Marrying Down’
Would you downgrade for love? A new study shows an increasing amount of women are now tying the knot with men who are not…
Watch: Things That Might Surprise You About Molly
In the aftermath of the tragedies experienced at this year's Electric Zoo, government officials and concert promoters are seeking out options that will prevent such…
Lupe Fiasco Trashes “Terrible” Chicago School System In Graduation Speech
Lupe Fiasco served a dose of reality to a group of young, black men during a high school graduation speech in Chicago.
30 Signs You Went to a Black College
Sound so smart, like you graduated college. Like you went to Yale but you probably went to Howard. —Shani O. Hilton 1. When you got…
Why Is Voting In This Year’s Presidential Election So Important?
The nation is buzzing with anxiousness now that the presidential debates have come to an end and Election Day draws near. For the past month,…
Bookworm Chic: Celebrity Women Who Went Back to School
For many of our favorite celebrities like Drake, school was often put on the back burner for a career that ended up taking over their…
Afrika Bambaataa Named Visiting Scholar To Cornell University
This is what happens when you mix rapology with Ivy League education!
Higher Education! 8 Smart Rappers Who Went To College
The North Carolina native’s ability to translate his work into gold stems from his days as an undergrad on academic scholarship at St. John’s University…
Fail Of The Day: Mother Forces Son To Stand On Highway Holding Sign Saying Grades Suck
A frustrated Florida mother made her son stand on the highway holding a sign that announced his 1.2 gpa and told passersby to honk if…
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Not Today: Baltimore Police Union’s GoFundMe Page…
The Baltimore police union attempted to start a GoFundMe page, and it was shut down within 40 mintues.
Mugshots Of The Six Officers Involved In Freddie…
Over a week since the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Md. (April 19), the mugshots of the six officers facing criminal charges have bee…
Beyonce Weighs In On Baltimore: ‘People Are Hurting’
Queen Bey used her platform to bring awareness to organizations helping in Baltimore.
Thousands Gather In New York To Show Solidarity With…
New York's got your back, B-More. Trust!
Vince Staples And Snoh Aalegra Slay Their Future-Sampled…
May 4, 2015
Young Vince steps up with some fire. …
The Borrowers: 9 Hood Trends That Went 'Chic'
John Legend Won't Hold His Tongue About America's Race & Power Problem
VIBE Race Project: The Unsung Black Women Of Police Brutality
Charlamagne Tha God & Andrew Schulz Talk Issues Of Race In Hip-Hop