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Study: Black Kids Benefit Greatly From Oral Storytelling

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Ken Bedell/sites.ed.gov A current research study has shown that when black children are read stories orally, it greatly enhances their individual reading performance and appreciation for good literature. However, there is a difference in the effectiveness of oral storytelling for black girls and black boys. The difference lies in the age […]

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Poof! Missing Documents To Erase Student Loan Debts

By Victor Trammell A foul-up over some lost paperwork has literally wiped away the student loan debt for a myriad of borrowers who collectively owed billions of dollars. According to the New York Times, around $5 billion worth of private student loan debt has been eliminated due to the fact that creditors have lost a […]

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Back To School Costs Are Now $1,500 – Can Poor Families Afford That?

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Fox News Carolina Parents with school aged children spend the largest amounts of money during two periods throughout the year: Holiday season and back-to-school time. A new report from an education-centered web publication called The74Million.org covers a research study, which offers sobering information about the rising cost of back-to-school expenses. […]

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Rap Mogul “Uncle Luke” Says Miami Heat NBA Team Does Nothing For Local Black Kids In Sports

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Associated Press/Alan Diaz The Floridian municipality of Miami-Dade County is synonymous with the NBA’s Heat franchise, the MLB’s Marlins franchise, and the NFL’s Dolphins franchise. The Southeast coastal region of Florida is also synonymous with a bounce-heavy style of hip-hop music, which still influences the more modern sonic Southern rap […]

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FL Teacher Calls Black Kids “Rats That Infest the Class”

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: WJAX-TV (CBS 47) A teacher who works at a Jacksonville, Florida elementary school that is named after a prominent, historical black American figure is facing disciplinary action for what allegedly came out of her evil and racist mouth. According to WJAX-TV, a local CBS News-affiliated media outlet based in Jacksonville, […]

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Most Black Parents Say White Kids Are Increasingly Getting More Funding, Better Schools

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: The CW Channel 33, Dallas, TX Equality’s worst enemies are not necessarily the perpetrators and collaborators who engineer institutionalized inequality. The most grave adversaries of equality are those who mass distribute the narrative that inequality does not exist. When it comes to the human necessity of education, many U.S. states […]

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25 Percent Of Black Kids In Chicago Are At A School Rated “failing”

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: The Chicago Tribune The major U.S. city of Chicago, Illinois gives all people in America an accurate example of what is the root cause of violence, economic destruction, and other forms of depravity that are affecting the nation’s black youths. On Monday (July 10th). the Chicago Sun-Times offered a report, […]

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Could This Four and Six-Year-Old Golfer Duo Be The Next “Venus & Serena”?

By: Krystle Crossman When Jasimen Phillips called the Maggie Hathaway Golf Course to complain about golf balls that were flying into her yard, she had no idea that she was jump-starting her daughters’ passion for the sport. The golf course offered free lessons to help compensate for the inconvenience. Phillips brought her daughters, Layla and […]

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Excellent HS Graduation Rates At Mostly Black Schools Spark State Fraud Investigation

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Prince George’s County Public Schools/Twitter This past academic year, high school graduation rates in the 90 to 99 percent range have occurred in bunches within the predominantly black public school district of Prince George’s County, Maryland. However, four members of the Prince George’s County public school board are not convinced […]

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Racial Segregation Is Increasing Among School Districts Because of Economics

By Victor Trammell A newly formed and different pattern of America’s signature brand of societal inequality has been on the rise since the beginning of the so-called Great Recession, which started in December of 2007. In recent history, an online newsletter published regularly by the Brookings Institute called the Brown Center Chalkboard offered a report […]

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Teenpreneur Mo’s Bows Founder Signs Seven-Figure NBA Deal

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: CBS News Several years ago, TheBlackHomeSchool.com first covered the story of Mosiah Bridges (pictured left). Back then, Bridges was making national headlines for being an 11-year-old entrepreneur who founded his own bow tie brand called “Mo’s Bows.” He even appeared on the TODAY Show and was interviewed by co-host Lester Holt. […]

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Why 18 States Are Suing Betsy DeVos

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: The New York Times The Democratic attorney generals of 18 U.S. states, as well as the attorney general that represents Washington D.C., have all filed federal lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Education and its leader, Secretary Betsy DeVos. According to the New York Times, collective legal action was taken […]

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