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Few marine scientists are Black. A Spelman College-OceanX effort aims to change that.
A collaboration between the historically Black women’s college and an exploration nonprofit will allow students to spend weeks at sea with experts of color on the research ship OceanXplorer.
Kimberlé Crenshaw’s work was cut from AP African American Studies. Now she’s fighting back.
The scholar known for popularizing intersectionality and critical race theory is spearheading the “Freedom to Learn” national day of action to challenge censorship in schools.
Freaknik united thousands of Black college students, but it posed risks for Black women
Forty years after the first Freaknik, the Atlanta spring break event is still generating buzz thanks to a planned Hulu documentary.
Why these 13 books faced more attempted library bans than any others in 2022
Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada, president of the American Library Association, discussed a year of unprecedented book bans — many targeting titles with LGBTQIA-related content.
The Judy Blume renaissance is upon us — even as her books are being banned from schools
A new documentary and a classic book’s film adaptation bring Blume’s work to a new generation, all while experts on censorship and literature reflect on the beloved author’s continued significance.
Florida expands classroom ‘Don’t Say Gay’ restrictions up to 12th grade
Florida’s Department of Education voted to expand the state’s law banning classroom instruction on sexual orientation or gender identity through 12th grade, as more anti-LGBTQ+ bills advance through the statehouse.
Houston public schools have a diverse, nearly all-women school board. A state takeover would oust them from office.
A complaint to the Department of Justice describes Texas Education Agency’s control of the Houston Independent School District as a power grab to strip Black and Latinx voters of their rights.
Teachers joined the protest in Nashville. Here’s what they want.
As Republican lawmakers voted to expel two Black colleagues and to add armed guards to schools, protesters inside and outside the building demanded different action.
Florida bill would bring bans on gender studies and critical race theory to colleges and universities
House Bill 999 would prohibit students from majoring or minoring in certain disciplines, and could pose a risk to Black sororities and fraternities, Latinx groups, affinity groups or even veterans’ organizations.