Yara Shahidi has got her pick of schools to attend this fall! As college acceptance season begins to wind down, many high school seniors are still waiting to find out which school they got into. The Black-ish star, however, doesn’t have to wonder because she got into all the schools she applied for. Yara, who […]
In GRIFF's Prayer, GRIFF explains why parents do need to know fractions.
An investigation is underway within the Los Angeles Unified School District after a math homework assignment for second graders used slavery as its setting during Black History Month.
Radio One founder Cathy Hughes is the first black woman to head a publicly traded company, and she is also the woman responsible for the largest black-owned broadcasting company in the United States. Howard University recently decided to honor Ms. Hughes by renaming its communications school after her! She talks about her experience at Howard- […]
In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about the importance of valuing time. She even pulls from the scriptures of the bible that talk about being on time to events and meetings. We joke around a lot, she notes, about things like “colored people time,” but the truth about being late is that […]
In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF comes to God in a “grateful spirit” now that school has started and the kids are out of the house and in their classrooms! He laments about his house full of children and empty of food over the summer, and how much he looks forward to the days […]
This year, it seems that EVERYONE is doing their part (and then some) to make sure all of our students have what they need to succeed. Every year, Kevin Liles and his ‘For A Better Baltimore’ foundation team up with County Executive Kamenetz and Baltimore County Superintendent Dr. Dallas Dance for their “Back To […]
https://www.facebook.com/GetUpErica/videos/249783528717207/ The last day of school is a monumental event for any kid; they are mere hours away from summertime, which means no more homework, no more waking up early, and no more having to see teachers and other kids at school that they don’t want to see! So, even though GRIFF can’t be at the […]