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As we revel in the young poet’s rising future, don’t forget there are other Black girls across the world who deserve to be uplifted

Black girl reading in front of her classmates at school.
Black girl reading in front of her classmates at school.
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Entering the ’20s again with more Black pride than ever

Black and white photo of a mural on the wall of Harlem Renaissance musicians.
Black and white photo of a mural on the wall of Harlem Renaissance musicians.
Photo: Janine Robinson/Unsplash


How this mother is challenging the way we celebrate Black history

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Pandemic Parenting

An occasional column on raising kids during a crisis

Young Black girl doing homework at home as part of remote learning.
Young Black girl doing homework at home as part of remote learning.
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Olivia Jade sought a redemptive arc but was caught off guard with some tough love

Olivia Jade Giannulli, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Willow Smith, and Adrienne Banfield-Norris. Photo: Red Table Talk/Facebook


Spoiler alert: Having intergenerational wealth helps a lot

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., hold a press conference in the Dirksen Senate Office Buidling to introduce the Student Loan Debt Relief Act to cancel student loan debt for millions of Americans on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images


We’ve always been vanguards of excellence, and it didn’t start with VP-elect Kamala Harris

Several people outside the Founder’s Library in Howard University.
Several people outside the Founder’s Library in Howard University.
The Founders Library at Howard University. Photo: Evelyn Hockstein for the Washington Post/Getty Images


If you’ve been thinking about going back to school, this is your sign!

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Huston-Tillotson and Paul Quinn don’t pull in donations like Howard and Spelman, but that doesn’t stop them from investing in their students

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The initiative is off to a great start, but we must address the educational gap to ensure success and understanding for Black children

Young Black girl reads a book in school library.
Young Black girl reads a book in school library.
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