Despite the doomsday scenarios that say the bottom is falling out within athletic departments at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) is pursuing several groundbreaking initiatives and continuing to quietly earn a reputation as an innovative leader in digital and social media strategies and sponsorship development, as well as in diversity and inclusion initiatives. Continue reading Among HBCU sports, the SIAC stands out for its female officiating crews and more
Google is opening “Howard West” on its campus in Mountain View, Calif., a Silicon Valley outpost for the historically black university where computer science majors can immerse themselves in coding instruction and tech culture, not to mention the inner workings of one of the planet’s most famous companies. Continue reading Google opens Howard University West to train black coders
In the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s neurosurgical department has accepted residents, there has never been a black woman in the ranks. Continue reading Johns Hopkins has first black female neurosurgeon resident
The Mostly Lit Podcast is hosted by a diverse trio who met on social media and has become one of iTunes ‘Best of 2016’ podcasts, introducing many guests and literary topics to its growing audience. The hosts of this podcast have compelling individual stories which prove that the millennial generation is more determined than ever to find beauty in the traditional, not just the modern. Continue reading Mostly Lit: The Multicultural Millennials Using Their Podcast To Make Reading Cool Again
Read how three different DOBE’s pursued a career in their respective fields. Each one has brought their own vision and narrative to their businesses and are ready to give insight as to what entrepreneurship, certification, investment and what standing apart from the competition means to them.
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The USC professor called the appointment “a tremendous privilege.” Continue reading Raphael Bostic Named First Black President Of A Fed Regional Bank
Sidney Keys III hopes Books N Bros can help promote literacy among his peers. Continue reading 11-Year-Old Starts Club For Young Black Boys To See Themselves In Books
Jordan Peele’s horror flick “Get Out” is among the year’s biggest breakout hits. And with it, Peele has also surpassed a benchmark for box-office success. Continue reading ‘Get Out’ and Jordan Peele just made movie history
The United States is very lukewarm when it comes to nuclear power but one high school junior from Southern New Jersey is on a mission to change that. Continue reading 16-Year-Old Is The First Black Student To Build A Nuclear Fusor
The fictional MIT student gets portrayed by real MIT students in a fan film. Continue reading MIT Students Give Us Our First Cinematic Look At Riri Williams, Marvel’s New Iron Man
Wells Fargo announces $100,000 scholarship fund for diverse business owners to attend Tuck School of Business Minority Business Programs. Continue reading Wells Fargo and Tuck Announce Scholarship Program for Diverse Businesses
Chance the Rapper‘s recent million-dollar donation to Chicago public schools has inspired stars beyond rap. Seattle Seahawks star Michael Bennett recently vowed to donate his 2017 endorsement money to the community. Continue reading Seahawks Star Michael Bennett Follows Chance the Rapper’s Lead in Helping the Youth