by Michael Lomax onJanuary 16, 2013
Black Leaders on Education: UNCF's chief notes today's freedom struggle, 150 years after slavery.
January 30, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Obama spoke with voters, and they engaged back, during a live Google+ chat.
July 12, 2011
In recent weeks, domestic programs that the president proudly established in 2009 and early 2010 have seen tweaks and upgrades. Here’s the latest on health care, housing and higher ed.
by Nsenga Burton onMay 23, 2011
William Deresiewicz of the Nation writes about the high unemployment rate of Ph.D.s and the creation of an academic underclass.
July 23, 2010
Default rates on student loans increase.
by Bobbi Bowman onFebruary 23, 2010
Black Americans have made huge strides in education in the past 50 years.
October 7, 2009
On the 40th anniversary of African American Studies at US universities, Bahcesehir University, the school that pioneered American Studies in Turkey, is now offering the nation’s first classes in black culture and literature.
September 28, 2009
Barack Obama has put together a plan to change the way student loans are administered. It's passed the House of Representatives, but now, some wonder whether American students are being well-served by expensive, private four-year colleges.
Celeb Social: Check out the first in a weekly series dedicated to stars' social media accounts.
The Chatterati Newsletter Sign Up
The Root DC
- House Passes Far-Reaching Anti-Abortion Bill
- Dark Girls: Documentary About Dark-Skinned Women To Air On OWN Network
- Jay-Z-Samsung Deal Shows New Ways To Promote Music
- Face2FaceAfrica Honors Distinguished Africans At 2nd Annual F.A.C.E. List Awards
- No Trace Of North Carolina Family Man Missing Since 2010