Tag: Education

Florida Teacher Resigns After Accusing School Of Removing Posters Of Black Heroes

NewsOne Featured Video Source: The Washington Post / Getty We all know the Republican war on critical race theory is and has always been a sham. Conservatives haven’t demonstrated that they have a clue what the academic study that has existed in academia since the late ’90s even entails, and they basically turned it into […]

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Class Action Suit Moves Forward Against Robinhood Over Halting Meme Stock Trading

Topline A federal judge ruled Thursday that Robinhood must defend itself in court against a class action lawsuit related to the online brokerage’s January 2021 decision to halt trading in exploding “meme stocks” like AMC and GameStop, several outlets reported Thursday, though Robinhood vows to “vigorously defend” itself in the case. Robinhood will have to […]

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‘Real Talk Drives Real Change’ Tour Addresses Higher Education Access In The Black Community

The Real Talk Drives Real Change tour in Washington, D.C., on June 26, 2022. | Source: Facebook/NewsOneOfficial The first installment of the Real Talk Drives Real Change tour kicked off in Washington D.C., where NewsOne and Chevrolet teamed up to foster a thought-provoking conversation about higher education in the Black community. Civil rights leader Dr. […]

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Americans Increasingly See Political Opponents As Dishonest, Lazy And Close-Minded, Poll Finds

Topline The share of Democrats and Republicans who view members of the opposite party negatively and the proportion of Americans who are disillusioned with both parties are both up significantly, according to a poll published Tuesday afternoon by Pew Research Center, providing evidence of an increasingly politically divided America. A protestor chants against counting votes […]

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NCAT Receives $23 Million to Help Diversify Clean Energy Field

NewsOne Featured Video Students relax in between classes at North Carolina A&T State University Source: The Washington Post / Getty The largest HBCU in the nation will take a gigantic leap in helping to create more clean energy jobs for Black people. North Carolina A&T State University was awarded $23.7 million from the Good Jobs […]

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Larry Ellison Reportedly Subpoenaed In Twitter-Musk Legal Battle

Topline Twitter brought another eccentric billionaire into the fold in its lawsuit against Elon Musk, subpoenaing Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison—the largest outside financial backer of Musk’s embattled deal to take over the social media company—according to court filings seen by Bloomberg. Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison contributed $1 billion to Elon Musk’s Twitter bid earlier this […]

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New Ad Calls Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp “Right for Segregationists”

A progressive political action committee made a six-figure ad buy to run this 30-second spot attacking Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp as a way to try A new ad targeting Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp alleges that the incumbent Republican received nearly $1 million in campaign contributions from supporters of “segregation academies” and that if re-elected the […]

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Pat McAfee Teams Up With Peyton Manning’s Company For ESPN College Football Broadcasts

Topline Retired NFL punter and surprise star podcaster Pat McAfee announced Thursday he will team up with Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning to deliver alternative college football broadcasts for ESPN2, as the two former Indianapolis Colts expand their burgeoning sports media footprints. Pat McAfee hosts his show on media row at Super Bowl LVI […]

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Pat McAfee Teams Up With Peyton Manning’s Company For ESPN College Football Broadcasts

Topline Retired NFL punter and surprise star podcaster Pat McAfee announced Thursday he will team up with Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning to deliver alternative college football broadcasts for ESPN2, as the two former Indianapolis Colts expand their burgeoning sports media footprints. Pat McAfee hosts his show on media row at Super Bowl LVI […]

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Mickelson, DeChambeau Sue PGA Tour Alleging Antitrust Violations

Topline A group of 11 LIV Golf players led by Americans Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau filed an antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour in federal court Wednesday, setting the stage for a contentious legal battle between the rival golf circuits. Phil Mickelson, left, and Bryson DeChambeau, right, are among the 11 LIV Golf players […]

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Elite Universities Are Out of Touch. Blame the Campus.

Looking out the window of a plane flying over Boulder, Colorado, recently, I was reminded how much American universities stick out from their surroundings. I’d never been to Boulder, or visited the University of Colorado’s flagship campus there, but even from 30,000 feet, I could tell exactly where it started and ended. The red-tile roofs […]

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Angelina Jolie Celebrates Daughter’s Acceptance to Spelman College

Angelina Jolie Celebrates Daughter’s Acceptance to Spelman Jolie adopted Zahara from Ethiopia in 2005 when she was a baby, with Brad Pitt adopting her later that year. G/O Media may get a commission Eco-Conscious Shoes Ponto Footwear Work-Lifestyle Balance Ponto is all about mindful—in a thoughtful sense, and in the way they use recycled and […]

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Tulsa Public Schools Accreditation Demoted After A ‘Teacher’ Complained About Critical Race Theory

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Robert Gauthier / Getty We are now at a place in the Republican war against critical race theory where all a white teacher or parent has to do is claim CRT whistled at them and let the educational lynchings begin. According to Fox 23, the Oklahoma State Board of Education voted […]

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China Warns U.S.—Don’t ‘Play With Fire’ Over Taiwan—After Biden-Xi Call

Topline As tensions over Taiwan simmer, President Joe Biden reiterated to Chinese President Xi Jinping during a Thursday phone call the U.S. hasn’t changed its position on Taiwan, according to readouts from both countries–including an ominous report of the conversation from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Biden, left, and Xi shake hands in Beijing […]

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Clarence Thomas Quits Teaching Law School Seminar After Students Demand His Removal

NewsOne Featured Video Associate Justice Clarence Thomas sits during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on April 23, 2021. | Source: Pool / Getty Supreme Court Justice and Uncle Fruckus prototype Clarence Thomas has canceled plans to teach a seminar this fall at George Washington University’s law school […]

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The Arizona Republican Primary Is Ground Zero for America’s Hysteria Over Critical Race Theory and Drag Queens

The broader narrative of moms under attack was gaining some national heft. Pizzagate promoter Jack Posobiec claimed that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland had “authorized the FBI Counterterrorism Division to target parents at schoolboard meetings,” and Lake chimed in, tweeting, “If I was governor right now I would pull any funding that was being used […]

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Let’s Talk About This ‘Till’ Trailer And Why So Many Black People Are Opposed To An Emmett Till Movie

NewsOne Featured Video Source: till movie / Youtube So, the trailer for the upcoming Emmett Till movie is out, and—well—I just don’t think I’m ever going to be prepared to watch this film. [embedded content] The movie Till is actually focused on the true story of Emmett’s mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, and her dedication to receiving […]

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WWE Discloses Millions In Vince McMahon Expenses–But Company’s Stock Still Soars

Topline World Wrestling Entertainment stock surged Monday as investors proved optimistic following the Friday retirement of its controversial billionaire CEO and chairman Vince McMahon, even as the company provided a peek at just how deep McMahon’s alleged misconduct ran. Vince McMahon attends a press conference in 2012. WireImage Key Facts WWE disclosed $14.6 million in […]

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Alabama Girl Becomes Youngest Black Med Student in US History

“I graduated High school LAST YEAR at 12 years old and here I am one year later. I’ve been accepted into Med School at 13. I’m a junior in college. Statistics would have said I never would have made it. A little Black girl adopted from Fontana California. I’ve worked so hard to reach my […]

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Biden Tests Positive For Covid

Topline President Joe Biden tested positive for Covid-19 Thursday morning and is experiencing mild symptoms, the White House announced. President Joe Biden appears in Massachusetts Wednesday. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Key Facts Biden is fully vaccinated against Covid and has received two booster shots, according to the statement from Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre. The […]

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After Roe, Sex Ed Is Even More Vital

Even in states hostile to abortion, it is possible to promote school-based instruction that meets the National Sex Education Standards, which are research-based guidelines Dr. Goldfarb initially helped develop for the core content and skills needed for effective K-12 sex education. Federal legislation has been proposed that would support high-quality sex education and impede federal […]

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Which HBCUs Are Located In North Carolina?

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Joe Sohm/Visions of America / Getty Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) play a vital role in shaping American culture. They provide opportunities and education to many highly successful young Black students and have propelled many students to accomplish great feats.  These institutions are largely found in the southeast due to […]

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