“We are not allowed to wear ‘Black Lives Matter’ stuff and they are allowed to carry a racist flag around,” said one organizer.
D’Wayne Edwards plans to reopen Michigan's only historically Black college and university, which will focus on apparel and shoe design.
The 18-year-old was one of 300 seniors selected for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation award.
The new head of schools talks to ESSENCE about equity, the digital divide and resources.
“At this time no families are opting out of our planned activities and we have removed this option.” - Micah Hirokawa, Maria Montessori Academy Director