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Yara Shahidi has got her pick of schools to attend this fall! As college acceptance season begins to wind down, many high school seniors are still waiting to find out which school they got into. The Black-ish star, however, doesn’t have to wonder because she got into all the schools she applied for. Shahidi, who […]

  getty image In a world of utter turmoil, every once in a while, there’s a story that shows the capacity for humans to love. And this story out of Barnesville, GA will pull at your heartstrings. Nineteen-year-old Fred Barley is homeless, but understands the importance of higher education. Despite natural elements of rain or […]

Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.

The Obama Administration is launching an experimental initiative to provide Pell grants to high school students enrolling in college courses. The initiative targets low-income students.

What may not have been a traditional graduation speech has now captured the heart and souls of many.

Watch Roland Martin, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, Rev. William Barber, Edith Bartley, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the battle against SB 873 in the video clip above.

The Harlem native overcame a very troubled past. As a teen, he fell into a life of crime, but bounced back to become a graduate of the esteemed New York City college.

What's more, Morton will begin his residency at the same hospital where he was saved.

Banning the box on college applications, "ensures that every young person has a shot," Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to the President, said.

The drawings, which feature a Black woman saying "would you look at the time, I'm late for my abortion" while wearing a Black Lives Matter t-shirt and another cartoon of a garden hoe asking a Black man "who is you calling a hoe," have many students speaking out, calling the caricatures offensive.

With all of the negative publicity concerning Black youth in Chicago, it's important to take note of positive stories and this one is truly unique: The Huffington Post reports that Chicago twins, Deprice and Shaprice Hunt, were accepted into a combined 56 colleges and have earned about $1.6 million in scholarships.

For the second straight year, a student from Long Island, New York's Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight Ivy League schools, according to NBC 4 New York. The student, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, 17, who is the class valedictorian, has until May 1 to decide whether she'll attend one of the prestigious northeastern schools