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Distance learning and COVID-19 pose challenges to educators, administrators, parents

“The biggest challenge with many of the students of color we serve is engagement. Students are faced with inefficient resources, little excitement to learn, are born without being surrounded by role models and motivations which lead a child to dream, ...

Challenges Black America face with distant, virtual learning during COVID-19

Students, teachers, parents and administrators face ever-rising challenges as the coronavirus pandemic continues to force changes in how young people receive their education.

Four local high schoolers facilitate student-led election day

A group of senior students from the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women (BLSYW) took it upon themselves to go above and beyond, to educate and support local voters this past Election Day.

Morgan Students Among HBCU Scholarship Winners McDonald’s ‘Serves’ Some Golden Awards

Melanie Battle hails from an “HBCU family.” Battle said her parents, grandparents, brother, and other relatives are alumni of Hampton University (formerly Hampton Institute).

Parenting during the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown continues to overwhelm households throughout the globe, families and their children are developing feelings of sadness, anxiety, fear of death, and fear of being isolated.

Pratt Library expands services to public

Baltimore— The Enoch Pratt Free Library will begin offering appointment-only computer use at 3 locations starting November 4th. A limited number of computer stations will be available at the Central Library, Southeast Anchor Libra Appointment guest helps customers walk through ...

UMB, Comcast partner to provide Internet service to up to 1,000 families in West Baltimore

It was only one month ago that students and leaders from Baltimore joined others from cities around the nation to call on Comcast and the Federal Communica- tions Commission to expand Wi-Fi access and move the conversation forward on the ...

BCPS learning specialist releases guide to navigating employment for Black teens

The idea for a guidebook came to first time author Dunbar High alumna and longtime youth advocate Albert Phillips Jr. after years of providing supportive employment services to hundreds of Baltimore’s most vulnerable and under supported youth

New book combats negative images of black men, celebrates leadership and perseverance

In mainstream media, positive stories featuring black men and boys are often presented less frequently in print and on television.

Grow with Google, Thurgood Marshall College Fund to train 20,000 students at HBCUs in digital skills over coming school year

Bowie State University is one of the first participating HBCUs in the program

U.S. Postal Service dedicates new Kwanzaa stamp

Washington, D.C.— The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) continues to celebrate Kwanzaa, which honors the values and beliefs around African American heritage, by dedicating a new Kwanzaa stamp on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

Bowie State students get social to survive the pandemic

A Bowie State University student’s social media platform has become a news outlet for students and has helped softened the transition for freshmen staying on campus during Covid-19.

Staying Positive on The Eastern Shore

Wake up. Brush your teeth. Get ready for school.

Nonprofit leaders provide Chromebooks for students locally, nationally

After a new academic year began for students across the U.S., amid the corona virus pandemic, virtual learning in school districts presented challenges which ranged from lack of broadband connections and system outages to Chromebook shortages.

Five-year-old boy authors first published picture book ‘I’m Hungry!’

Los Angeles, Calif.— The children's picture book, "I'm Hungry!" was recently released on Amazon and written by a five-year-old boy, Andrew Hutchinson based in California. Kindergartner Andrew is a first-time published author.

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