Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! During the month of Black History the story of Ruby Bridges is a mandatory lesson of life to know about. Born in one place and moved for a better education opportunity  & upbringing in another is well known common . Ruby Bridges at age six […]

The Mavs donated about 100,000 fitness trackers to all DISD elementary students along with basketballs and jump ropes.  They are hoping to encourage kids to be active at school and at home!   Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter!  The Latest:

An investigation is underway within the Los Angeles Unified School District after a math homework assignment for second graders used slavery as its setting during Black History Month.

  A second-grader at Meridian Ranch Elementary  school in Colorado Springs was pulled out of class  on Wednesday for painting his face black. Sean King dressed up as Martin Luther King, Jr.  for a class project.“It was wax museum day for the second-graders and  each one dressed up as a historical figure they  were assigned,” […]