Category Archives: Education

The Housing Crisis Didn’t Just Happen, It Was Created

Affordable Housing Matters

We didn’t just end up in the housing crisis; we’ve always been there. Based on the lack of progress and widespread inequities when it comes to access to housing, we’ve actually been there far too long.

The type of housing that we stand in need of now, is practically the same housing we marched for in the 1960s. Back then, leaders and civil rights groups joined together to demand housing that was safe, decent and affordable. And, as a result of their efforts, in 1968 the Fair Housing Act was passed.

Migration is a successful climate adaptation strategy

Governments across the world should legalise and regulate temporary climate migration, rather than try to prevent it.

Canada Unveils New $10 Bill With Black Civil Rights Icon

Viola Desmond was a key player in the country’s civil rights movement.

A Black woman activist will make history in Canada when her portrait appears prominently on the nation’s new bank notes, the first Canadian woman to do so.

‘Black Panther’ Crosses $1 Billion at Global Box Office

Marvel’s “Black Panther” continues its record-breaking streak, passing the $1 billion mark at the global box office in just 26 days.

Off-Field Fight For BC-U

It’s ‘ride or die’ time 
for B-CU alumni

We live in a world which respects power above all things. Power, intelligently directed, can lead to more freedom. Unwisely directed, it can be a dreadful, destructive force.– Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, “Last Will & Testament”

African-American Attending Spelman College Wins $25K Scholarship

 She will study for a Semester at the University of Oxford in England

Kyana Washington of Manvel, TX, an English major from Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, has been selected as the English in Action 2018-2019 Luard Morse Scholarship recipient, a

Why Black Youth Need Positive Black Images

In the 1940s, psychologists Kenneth and Mamie Clark designed an experiment to assess the psychological effect of segregation on black children. Black children were asked, “Which doll looks

What’s Next: The family believes race is a factor

Ohio high school senior asked to withdraw from school for ‘raising his voice’ at a white teacher