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...

South Africa: Student Protesters Charged with Violence

BBC Africa is reporting twenty-nine South Africans have been charged with public violence amid the largest student protests to hit the...

Intel’s Rosalind Hudnell: Diversity, STEM Crusader

Being responsible for bringing on and developing a diverse and incredibly talented staff is a huge task that Intel Corporation executive...

Steve Harvey: Comic and Philanthropist Pays it Forward

Comedian, actor and entrepreneur Steve Harvey truly embodies the adage to whom much is given, much is required. One of the hardest...

Blacks & Asthma: Dr. Brian Seymour Honored

  WJCT Public Broadcasting is reporting that Dr. Bryan Seymour was honored with an award praising his medical research on asthma and...

Reading Rainbow: Iconic PBS Show Headed to Netflix

Shaunna Murphy of is reporting the iconic children's television program 'Reading Rainbow' is headed to Netflix. You may recall back...

Marva Collins: Education Pioneer Dead at 78

ABC News is reporting that pioneering educator and activist Marva Collins has died. Collins started West Side Preparatory School in Chicago's...

YMCA Launches National Water Safety Program

The YMCA has launched the National Water Safety Program in an effort to curtail the unnecessary deaths of youth caused by...

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