Yara Shahidi has got her pick of schools to attend this fall! As college acceptance season begins to wind down, many high school seniors are still waiting to find out which school they got into. The Black-ish star, however, doesn’t have to wonder because she got into all the schools she applied for. Yara, who […]
Radio One founder Cathy Hughes is the first black woman to head a publicly traded company, and she is also the woman responsible for the largest black-owned broadcasting company in the United States. Howard University recently decided to honor Ms. Hughes by renaming its communications school after her! She talks about her experience at Howard- […]
D.C. school officials rejected the ACLU's claim that Ron Brown Prep would begin enrolling female students. The organization is battling to get females admitted to a school designed for males of color from low-income families.
Dr. Steve Perry is a former principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford Connecticut, a school that sees 100% of its predominantly low-income students off to four year institutions. Dr. Steve Perry is revolutionizing education in America. He says it is a blessing when you have the opportunity to help a child discover who […]
In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about the importance of valuing time. She even pulls from the scriptures of the bible that talk about being on time to events and meetings. We joke around a lot, she notes, about things like “colored people time,” but the truth about being late is that […]
In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF comes to God in a “grateful spirit” now that school has started and the kids are out of the house and in their classrooms! He laments about his house full of children and empty of food over the summer, and how much he looks forward to the days […]
A S.C. school board investigates a teacher accused of throwing a 6-year-old girl's shoes in the trash and making her walk barefoot. The girl's parents want her disciplined.
Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.
https://www.facebook.com/GetUpErica/videos/249783528717207/ The last day of school is a monumental event for any kid; they are mere hours away from summertime, which means no more homework, no more waking up early, and no more having to see teachers and other kids at school that they don’t want to see! So, even though GRIFF can’t be at the […]