Category Archives: Urban Education

  • Dr. Roma Benjamin, On A Mission To Teach Our Kids

    Mar 1, 15 by LaRita Shelby 1 Comment


    *Dr. Roma Benjamin says enough is enough! Benjamin is a former principal of Rowland School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and she is a youth literacy advocate who was compelled to quit her job to start fresh and teach children the basic skills that they were lacking from the public school system. The New Sound  Literacy and […]

  • Terrence J and Keshia Knight Pulliam Speak at White House’s ‘Champions of Change’

    Feb 28, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Terrence J and Keshia Knight Pulliam spoke at the White House’s “Champions of Change” event promoting college completion and success at historically black colleges and universities, according to YBF. The event on Tuesday night honored faculty, staff members and alumni from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

  • The National Congress of Black Women to Host Youth Empowerment Conference

    Feb 26, 15 by EURweb Editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *The Youth Empowerment Conference hosted by National Congress Of Black Women (NCBW-LAC) will be held on Saturday, March 28th from 8am-4pm at Mount Saint Mary’s University located at 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, CA 90007. Attend this free life-changing, most inspiring and motivating conference. Engage with speakers from all walks of life and professions – doctors, […]

  • LeBron James’ 10-Year-Old Son Getting College Scholarship Offers

    Feb 25, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *LeBron James Jr. is already drawing interest from college programs despite being just 10 years old, and Papa James is pissed. “Yeah, he’s already got some offers from colleges,” LeBron James Sr. said, according to Mike Sullivan of CBS Detroit. “It’s pretty crazy. It should be a violation. You shouldn’t be recruiting 10-year-old kids.” James […]

  • Taylor Swift Donates $50K to New York City’s Public Schools

    Feb 24, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


      *Taylor Swift is making good on a promise she made last fall, to donate proceeds from her song “Welcome to New York” to the city’s public schools. The 25-year-old has made a $50,000 donation to the New York City Department of Education, an official there confirmed to Capital New York. Swift has yet to […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Advanced Placement (AP) History

    Feb 24, 15 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment


    *I like the idea of local control of education. Each school district is a great deal more familiar about their student population than anyone else. So they should be the deciding factor in questions of curriculum. However if we are going to move forward together as a country there must be standards that we can […]