In a world full of sadness and bad news, it’s always refreshing to run across something that truly changes your perspective on life and generally serves as an uplifting message to carry with you. That’s exactly what a viral video of a martial arts instructor and his student have managed to do, as it’s also […]

Three 7th grade students in Honolulu took on race, privilege, and self-actualization in a podcast posted on Twitter by their teacher.

The FLOTUS penned a passionate op-ed for the Atlantic about her education initiative with President Barack Obama.

First Lady Michelle Obama honored a slain honor student during an emotional speech to hundreds of teenagers at King College Prep High School in Chicago Tuesday evening.…

A new study released by Stanford University has revealed that teachers of all races are more harsh on black children due to overbearing stereotypes. According…

Seniors gearing up for graduation at Howard University can breathe a little easier now; the Mecca is implementing a new practice that will surely lower…

Roland Martin talks with Damon Hewitt, the Director of Education Practice at the NAACP LDF about the “school to prison” pipeline that was occurring in…

Roland Martin Talks with Michelle Rhee, the founder and CEO of StudentFirst, about the recently released 50 state policy report card which ranks the quality…

With student loan repayment receiving much attention, the crux of the issue is joblessness. The long duration of a poor US economy with near zero job growth is continuing to take a deepening toll on young adults. Faced with the highest joblessness since the end of World War II, young Americans are forced to deal […]

A few days out of the week I volunteer at an elementary school in Southwest Atlanta. It’s different from the area where I grew up and went to school in almost every way I could imagine — student demographic, parental involvement, median family income, housing situations, etc. Needless to say, over the past few months […]

This week President Barack Obama traveled to Philadelphia, PA to deliver his second annual back-to-school speech at the Julia Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School.  Several dignitaries joined President Obama to support and encourage the kids to take control of their future and succeed this school year.

In America, race and class are inextricably linked.