The Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Complete College America
announced a new partnership that will focus on boosting graduation
rates throughout the nation's black colleges, including Historically
Black Colleges and Universities and Predominately Black
Institutions. The announcement was made as part of CCA's 2016
Annual Convening of the Alliance in San Francisco.
Sprint Corporation has announced its plans to provide 1 million
high-school students who don’t have the Internet at home with mobile
devices. The news comes on the heels of President Barack Obama’s conversation
about the progress his “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative has made since
its launch in 2014. In a conversation at North Carolina A&T State
University, he talked about it.
In a 3-0 decision, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals will now allow
employers to hire or fire employees based on their hairstyles. The
federal appeals court ruled banning dreadlocks in the workplace isn’t
racial discrimination. The EEOC
brought the case to court against a company that refused to hire a woman
because she wouldn’t cut off her dreadlocks.