A major ruling in a lawsuit involving the Detroit public schools comes at a time when school shutdowns are expected to affect poor children most adversely.
A black teenager, 15, jailed for not doing her homework has been released from probation after an appeals court ordered a judge to let her go. Judge Mary Ellen Brennan adopted a caseworker’s recommendation that the case against the teen – referred to as ‘Grace’ to protect her identity – be terminated and that she continue receiving mental health treatment at home.
Yet another piece of evidence has emerged showing the importance of diversifying the teaching profession: In a study published by the Institute of Labor Economics last week, low-income Black students who have a Black teacher for at least one year in elementary school are less likely to dropout of high school later and more likely to consider college.
Black and Hispanic homebuyers are significantly more likely to get turned down for a conventional mortgage loan, according to new data.
Police violence is a leading cause of death of young men in the United States with black men 2.5 times more likely to be killed by law enforcement over their lifetime than white men, according to a Rutgers study.
Black boys raised in America, even in the wealthiest families and living in some of the most well-to-do neighborhoods, still earn less in adulthood than white boys with similar backgrounds, according to a sweeping new study that traced the lives of millions of...
“Raised Wrong, Educated Worse: Addressing the Trouble Behavior of Our Sons” by Richard Clay
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