Understanding The ‘Science Of Reading’ And How To Get Kids To Love It

Source: Goran13 / Getty Reading ability among U.S. students remained low in 2022, with 37% of fourth graders and 30% of eighth graders scoring below the basic proficiency levels for reading set by the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Although the COVID-19 school shutdowns are responsible for some of the learning loss, the numbers weren’t […]

Black Horror Movie Characters That Really Let Down The Culture

Source: Brooke Palmer / Lionsgate Grab your pumpkins, your popcorn and, well, maybe an extra pair of pants if you’ve got a weak stomach: Halloween season is officially among us! For the entire duration of October, many spooky season loyalists will be using the whole month to get more in tune with their ghoulish side. […]

Black Women Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Powerful Stories On New Podcast

Source: Courtesy / WORLD October brings about fall weather, scary movies and lots of pumpkin spice. It’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it’s that time for women to check their boobs. With growing statistics, Stories from the Stage: The Podcast kicks off its new season with powerful stories of breast cancer survivors. Read more […]

Op-Ed: Urgent Measures Are Needed To Protect HBCUs

A Morgan State University campus police car sits in front of the Murphy Fine Arts Center on October 4, 2023, in Baltimore, Maryland, one day after a mass shooting broke out on campus.  | Source: Anna Moneymaker / Getty Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have once again found themselves vulnerable to attacks from white […]