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Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 06.24.2014 | Education
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

Although I can now drink from any fountain I choose and live in any house I can afford, I can still see those "White Only" signs above the water fountains and on the toilet doors. They propel me to never forget my beginnings.

10 Facts About HBCUs We Bet You Didn't Know

Posted 12.02.2013 | Black Voices

There are over 100 historically black colleges and universities in the United States. According to the Higher Education Act of 1965, an HBCU is de...

This HBCU's Med School Started With One White Student And One Black Teacher

Posted 11.09.2013 | Black Voices

On November 9th, 1868, Howard University opened their medical school with eight students and five faculty members. Among the eight students, seven...

Minority Parents See Serious Problems In Their Schools

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 10.19.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Minority and low-income parents are more likely to see serious problems in their schools – from low expectations to bullying to ou...

We Are Our Solution

Brandy Williams | Posted 06.10.2013 | Black Voices
Brandy Williams

During the Civil Rights Movement, blacks understood that America was not built for our betterment, and so we marched the streets, demanded better, educated ourselves on issues and laws and took up arms for justice and equality. Why are we waiting now?

College Pays Off More For One Group

Posted 06.17.2013 | Los Angeles

More than any other group in California, African Americans stand to gain the most significant lift out of poverty from earning a college degree, accor...