The "Teacherville" initiative covers down payment and closing costs for home purchases.

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A Philadelphia nonprofit received a $300K grant from NBA player Tobias Harris to increase the representation of Black teachers.

Rodney Robinson, a graduate of Virginia State University, was named the 2019 National Teacher of the Year.

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The initiative Call Me MISTER is aiming to increase the number of Black and Latino male teachers within Chicago’s public school system.


Dr. Samuel D. Cook, an academic trailblazer of the Civil Right era, was a president of Dillard University.

The presidential search committee selected Carmen Ambar from a pool of 150 candidates.

Hill returns to his roots to focus on how media can help solve the challenges Philadelphia faces.

Several education news stories in 2016 impacted the African-American community. Black educators reached new heights and the community debated school choice.

Many Black educators have made amazing contributions that have gone unnoticed. Let's celebrate these unsung heroes.