The number of black students being homeschooled is on the rise. The National Center for Education Statistics estimates that 290,000 African American children are currently being homeschooled, now representing 10 percent of all students being homeschooled. What is the reason for the increase?

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Garland, TX — The University of North Texas recently presented a $10,000 scholarship to an 8-year-old girl named Jordin Phipps after her adorable video went viral on social media. In the video, Jordin is seen wearing a University of North Texas t-shirt while she is reciting a motivational mantra that she learned at her local elementary school.

In her mantra, she says, “I will start...

Nationwide (BBR) — There are tons of books available that target African American women readers. Many are street fiction or romance novels, but few actually have the purpose of uplifting and connecting the Black business women community. But government statistics show that African American women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the country, and they are also the most...

Atlanta, GA (BBR) — The perception of African American women over the past 50 years has taken a peculiar turn. Today, while we watch reality TV shows even local news interviews; we observe women of color that may not necessarily reflect the behavior we normally see. We immediately write off these people as “ratchet,” but that may also reflect how we would treat those that may...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Puff Daddy is donating $1 million to Howard University, where he once was a student.

The rapper and music mogul, whose real name is Sean Combs, made the announcement alongside Howard President Wayne Frederick at his Bad Boy Records reunion tour show Thursday night in Washington, D.C., where the historically black college is located.

Howard says the money will go toward...

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