Republicans and Glenn Youngkin are making it difficult for Black teachers to gain the necessary licensure to teach in the state of Virginia.
Olympian Allyson Felix and Pure Leaf are on a mission to advance gender equity in the workplace through a new grant program.
Businessman Robert F. Smith’s nonprofit has teamed up with Prudential to create a $1.8M grant program for HBCU students.
In February, President Barack Obama announced an initiative to respond to the economic, employment, and educational disparities that young men of color face as they enter their adult lives. He said the five-year, $200 million cause would be “an interagency effort to improve measurably the expected educational and life outcomes for and address the persistent opportunity […]
The federal government recently changed their requirements to secure grants for organizations that help at-risk youth of color. With the new rule, the only organizations eligible for the $20 mil grants are those with a presence in 45 states. Before, it was just 30. Thursday, regular “NewsOne Now” panelist Lauren Victoria Burke stopped by to discuss her report on […]
Monday, the “NewsOne Now” panel discussed a recent Wall Street Journal report that found black-owned businesses receive just 1.7% of the $23.09 billion in total SBA loans. According to the WSJ: Black entrepreneurs have largely missed out on a rebound in federal small-business lending since the financial crisis ended. More than four years into the […]
New York State has won as much as $700 million as part of a competitive federal education grant known as Race to the Top, federal officials said on Tuesday. The money comes after months of wrangling in the State Legislature and fights with the state and city teachers’ unions.
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