Urban Prep: Entire Senior Class College Bound Again

Taryn Finley of The Huffington Post is reporting 100 percent of Chicago's Urban Preparatory Charter School's senior class is college bound...

Tyrese: Entertainer Returns to Coca-Cola to Pay It Forward

Touring Coca-Cola’s Atlanta headquarters for the first time makes multi-faceted entertainer Tyrese Gibson a little emotional. Walking through those halls takes...

San Jose State: No Hate Crime Convictions for Bike Lock Attack

The Washington Post is reporting that white students at San Jose who hazed a black freshman student by calling him "three-5ths",...

Doc McStuffins Introduces Adoption Storyline

Hereweread.com is reporting that Disney sensation Doc McStuffins is getting a new sibling! The McStuffins will add to their family through...

Wellesley College Names First Af-Am President

Jeremy C. Fox of the Boston Globe is reporting Wellesley College has named Dr. Paula A. Johnson as the 14th president,...

Christian Prof Suspended for Supporting Islam?

Christine Hauser of The New York Times is reporting Wheaton College, an evangelical Christian institution, has disciplined a professor who put...

Affirmative Action: Facts Derail Fisher’s Case

Writing for The Nation, June Jennings looks at the psychology behind the backlash against Affirmative-Action and examines why Abigail Fisher thinks...

UK: Job & College Applicant Names to be Hidden

Buzzfeed is reporting Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS), the organization that manages United Kingdom university admissions, and leading graduate employers...

My Story of Being a Black Girl Assaulted in a Classroom

Writing for The Root, The Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. discusses what it feels like to be...

LeVar Burton: Reading Rainbow & Roots Educate Youth

LeVar Burton thinks his purpose in life is to provide solutions to persisting educational crises in America. For 23 seasons, he...

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