Education

Sci-fi books for young readers often omit children of color from the future

By Emily Midkiff, The Conversation While visiting an elementary school library in 2016 to count the fantasy books for a graduate class on fantasy literature,...

Disparities in advanced math and science skills begin by kindergarten

By Paul L. Morgan, The Conversation The big idea Racial and ethnic disparities in advanced math and science skills occur far earlier in the U.S. than...

South Carolina program aims to boost ranks of Black teachers

By DEVNA BOSE, The Post and Courier CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — After a student in his classroom had yet another outburst, Tyler Wright couldn’t bear...

Panel Discuss Supreme Court Case Threatening End of Affirmative Action

By Antonio Ray Harvey, California Black Media A webinar hosted by ChangeLawyers, American Constitution Society (ACS) Bay Area, and Equal Justice Society was held on Nov....

UC Academics Picket Campuses in the Largest Strike of the Year

By Maxim Elramsisy, California Black Media Around 48,000 academic workers at all 10 University of California (UC) campuses went on strike Nov.14, shutting down classrooms...