Category Archives: Education

Denzel Washington Says Bad Upbringing, Lack of Father Figures is Reason Why Many Young Men End Up in Jail — BCNN1 WP

The Oscar winner says making the film did not make him more cynical about the justice system and, when asked about the prison-industrial complex, the “Malcolm X” star offered a surprising take. via Denzel Washington Says Bad Upbringing, Lack of Father … Continue reading

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Faced With High Illiteracy and Competitive Job Market, Washington DC Pushes Adult Learning — BCNN1 WP

A high school dropout, Nicole Dickey adds fractions in math class at a charter school for adults, hoping to earn her high school credentials and find a good paying office job. via Faced With High Illiteracy and Competitive Job Market, Washington … Continue reading

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Parents Allege Children Were Abused, Drugged and Molested at Chinese Kindergarten — BCNN1 WP

A scandal of alleged child abuse at a Chinese kindergarten has rocked the country, prompting public outrage, parental soul-searching, government pledges and online censorship. via Parents Allege Children Were Abused, Drugged and Molested at Chinese Kindergarten — BCNN1 WP

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What! First Ever Transatlantic HBCU Bus Tour — Black America Web

Bus tours are one thing but a transatlantic historically black college and university bus tour? Now that sounds like a party! The first of its kind, the I Love Black People tour seeks to promote Black wealth and economic liberation … Continue reading

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‘We Would Have Had a Horrific Bloodbath.’ How Quick-Thinking Staff Saved Students from Gunman at California School — TIME

(RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif.) — A school secretary at a tiny elementary school rushed out to shoo children inside. A custodian swooped in, yelling “get into the classrooms,” at kids in the play yard. Inside Rancho Tehama Elementary School, children … Continue reading

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Trump to UCLA Basketball Players: ‘Give a Big Thank You’ to Xi Jinping for Your Release — TIME

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is exhorting three suspended UCLA basketball players to thank Chinese President Xi Jinping for their freedom following a shoplifting incident while they were in China. Trump had tweeted Wednesday: “Do you think the three UCLA … Continue reading

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These Are the winners of the 2017 National Book Awards — TIME

(NEW YORK) — Jesmyn Ward’s “Sing, Unburied, Sing,” a surreal and poetic novel about a struggling family in Mississippi, on Wednesday night won the National Book Award for fiction. It was the second time Ward received the fiction prize: She … Continue reading

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