Black Students

The student loan debt crisis is worsening, Black and Latino borrowers say.

58-year-old Richard Burnham was charged with multiple hate crimes after allegedly attacking Black high school students in Volusia County, Florida, by calling them racial slurs and using a pipe to smash their car window.

President Biden's extension of a moratorium on federal student loan debt payments falls short of demands to cancel it altogether as the racial wealth gap continues to widen. Studies show that Black students are affected the most by student debt.

Racist harassment of Black students and students of color routinely went ignored, unchallenged and was even encouraged by those in positions of authority at a Utah school district, the Department of Justice has found.

Students at Coosa High School in Rome, Georgia, said they were suspended for staging a protest after school officials refused to do anything about white students flying Confederate flags.

On Wednesday, the US Department of Education announced changes amounting to a full overhaul of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, which grants loan forgiveness to people who work at non-profits or in the public sector once they've made payments for10 years—or at least that's what it's supposed to do.

A banana was found taped to the dorm room door of two Black students at Rhodes College in Memphis. Now, Black students and alumni are calling on school officials to do more than release some bare-minimum obligatory statement of condemnation.

One Atlanta mom found out that not all students are treated equally after she discovered that Black second graders at her local elementary school were intentionally being put in separate classes from their white colleagues.

Coalition groups comprised of Black students, alumni and faculty pressed on in their years-long fight to create a more equitable campus for Black students by presenting the university with a list of demands during a Wednesday news conference.

School suspensions don’t just unfairly penalize Black students – they lead to lower grades and "Black flight."

Parents of color have an opportunity to offer counter-stories that focus on people who look like us, as opposed to having our children forced to learn from narratives written from a European or white perspective.

A State Board of Education executive says prone restraints “could potentially block an airway" for students.