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While Some Minority Students and Teachers Thrive in Distant Learning, Others Struggle Daily

“There’s a bunch of research about the value add of Black teachers in school. It turns out that Black teachers help all students to perform better,” says Sekou Biddle, the Vice President of Advocacy and Student Professional Development Programs at the United Negro College Fund. “White students perform better too. When Black people do well, everyone does well. The problem is that when others do well without us doing well, they leave us behind,” concluded Biddle, who leads advocacy efforts to ensure that more African American students will be college-ready and better prepared to enroll in and complete college.

‘It had to Be You’ — Black Press Publisher on Her Respect and Commitment...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent “In all of my years covering news in our community, Sen. Harris has been one of...

‘Not Forgotten,’ 26 Missing Children Recovered in U.S. Marshal Operation

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent In 2018, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) launched a series on the plight of missing...

LEAP Warns Potential Menthol Ban Would Increase Police Interaction with Black Community

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent There is little question that cigarette smoking is harmful. However, a growing number of organizations led by...

Black News Channel’s Kelly Wright Interviews President Trump

It not only marked Trump’s first time on the network but also his initial interview with any African American-owned media. The National Newspaper Publishers...