How Boston public schools can recruit and retain black male teachers

Travis Bristol, a research and policy fellow at SCOPE, discusses his study on the experiences of black male teachers in Boston. By Travis Bristol Article Submission The challenges faced by black male teachers in schools may serve as the canary in the coalmine that begins to explain the debilitating condition Continue Reading

BTN Artist Submission >>> Likwuidit​y: “In Depth”

  ARTIST SUBMISSION New York (by way of South Carolina) based emcee, Likwuid, delivers potent lyrics over Nu Jazz riffs, Lo-Fi synths and hard Hip-Hop beats (provided entirely by the 2 Hungry Bros), with her latest EP offering “Likwuidity: In Depth” utilizing clever wordplay and metaphors to visit topics such as self-love, socio-economic struggles, Continue Reading

Raven Symone Responds to Criticism of Not Being an African-American

BTN STAFF She should have saw this coming. After telling Oprah Winfrey that she didn’t considered herself an African American; Raven-Symone had to clarify remarks. Responding to several negative comments throughout the social media world, Raven said “she never said she wasn’t black” Poor child can’t be what she wants. Continue Reading