NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama tapped some big voices to help deliver her push to get girls educated across the world.

The U.S. first lady went to Broadway on Monday to host a concert for the spouses of global heads of state that included performances from the female-centric shows "The Color Purple," ''Waitress," ''Wicked" and "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical."

The concert and...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Cannon's got talent — and homework.

The host of "America's Got Talent" and "Wild 'n Out" has begun his freshman year at Howard University. Cannon posted photos on social media earlier this week of his first day on campus in Washington, D.C.

Cannon says in a statement that he "decided to obtain my first college degree from an institution that had a proven...

Ronald J. Daniels will be recognized for efforts to create new opportunities for underserved, underemployed individuals in Baltimore

Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels will receive the Greater Baltimore Urban League's Whitney M. Young Jr. Award, which honors members of the Baltimore community committed to the development of diversity in both the workforce and in...

 article by Tanisia Kenney via atlantablackstar.com

Black women in the tech industry are few and far between. It’s an even more daunting task to get young girls of color interested in STEM, let alone present them with the opportunity to learn skills like coding and computing.

Earlier this year, the National Association for Women & Information Technology reported that Black women...

Baltimore (BBR) - Education - Kirk Sykes, M.Ed. has been named Executive Director of Secondary Schools for grades 6-12 in the  Fulton County, Atlanta Georgia school system. Mr. Sykes has also served as transformational Principal in the Baltimore County and Baltimore City School systems. He was also Named Principal of the Year for the 2011-2012 school year by NFTE (National...

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