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Gerrielle Stafford is the mother of a 3-year-old daughter and a student in nursing school at Resurrection University in Chicago. During the day, she is working for one of the largest hospitals in Chicago, and at night she is studying to obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing. With her sights set on graduation in August…

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For more than a decade, Google has periodically changed its search page logo for holidays, special events and anniversaries, but today the search engine was designed by a young Black teenage girl from Georgia. Every year, Google hosts a competition for students around the country to design their own interpretation of what the Google search…

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Once again a teacher is in the news for assaulting a student, this time in Atlanta. Henry Coleman, a graduation coach at South Atlanta High School may face new charges after he body-slammed a student onto a table and began hitting him. Initially, the student faced charges for hitting the teacher, who stated he acted…

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A teacher’s decision to engage in an ongoing relationship with a student may cost the Charleston County, South Carolina, school system big money in a pending lawsuit. Back in December 2017, Jennifer Olajire-Aro, 27, was arrested after a student told another teacher that he was being forced to have sex with Olajire-Aro, his math teacher. It…

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For many high school athletes, once they graduate they miss the days of competition. But one Dallas man took nostalgia to the extreme and passed himself off as a student at several Dallas high schools. According to the Dallas News, Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley, 25, claimed to be a 17-year-old Hurricane Harvey survivor and was enrolled…

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Anyé Carson, 23, will earn a master of public health degree with a health disparities concentration at the University of Indianapolis. She recently interned at Indiana Minority Health Coalition (IMHC) and shares the experience here. Carson says, “It has been a great experience interning with IMHC. We have expectations and responsibilities, just as IMHC employees, and this…

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The trend of senseless violence against children in Detroit has struck again with the shooting of Malik Cosey, 9, this past weekend. The straight-A student was waiting in a parked car with two other children to go to the movies with his uncle and cousin. It was then, police and witnesses say, that a gunman…

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