In recent years, birth stories from stars like Serena Williams and Beyoncé have served to highlight the state of Black maternal health in the United States Continue reading Meet the Women Fighting to Save Black Mothers: ‘There’s a Lot of Work to Do’
Meet Jade Colin, the youngest black woman to own a McDonald’s franchise. Continue reading Jade Colin is the Youngest Black Woman to own a McDonald’s Franchise
The scene might be expected on a special occasion at any other public school. At LeBron James’s I Promise School, it was just Monday. Continue reading LeBron James “I Promise School” Showing Early Signs Of Success
With over 60 Black students, Harvard Law School’s class of 2021 is one of the largest class of Black J.D. candidates in the educational institution’s history. To showcase this excellence, the students created a photo-based social media campaign using the hashtag #BlackatHarvardLaw. Continue reading One Of The Largest Class Of Black J.D. Candidates At Harvard University Are Making Sure They Make A Statement
A rural Kenyan teacher who gives 80 percent of his monthly income to poor communities, just won a $1 million global prize, proving that the blessings you bestow usually come right back to you.
Continue reading Kenyan Teacher Who Gives Away 80 Percent Of Salary To Poor Communities Wins $1 Million Global Prize
MOORHEAD, Miss. — Mississippi Delta Community College is naming a native of the Delta region as president. Tyrone Jackson will become the college’s first African-American president and its ninth overall. Continue reading Community college names first African-American as president
This Black child prodigy is wasting no time making his mark on the world. At just 11-years old, Elijah Precciely is a full-time student at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is also the youngest full-ride scholarship recipient the university has ever signed. Continue reading 11-Year Old Prodigy Receives Full-Ride Scholarship
By Roy Betts
More than 1,000 educators, historians, students and community and government leaders convened for the 93rd annual Black History Month luncheon hosted by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) in Washington, D.C.
Chances are, if you’ve ever stuck a disk drive into a computer or printed from a computer or even used a computer with a color screen, you have computer scientist and engineer, Mark Dean, to thank for all of that. Continue reading Mark Dean: Computer Engineering’s “Hidden Figure”
Over the past few years, the #OscarsSoWhite and Time’s Up movements have been pushing unceasingly for more diversity in Hollywood, both in front of the screen and behind the scenes. And while the Oscars are still overwhelmingly white and male, that work has started to pay off, with the Academy adding multiple women and people of color to its voting body in 2017. Continue reading The 2019 Oscars broke boundaries, especially for women of color
“Be intellectually curious, push the envelope, and be caring and decisive.” Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month: Ken Chenault Talks Diversity in the Workforce, TIAA Takes Students on an Educational Journey
During the Harlem Renaissance, which took place roughly from the 1920s to the mid-’30s, many black artists flourished as public interest in their work took off. One of the Renaissance’s leading lights was poet and author Langston Hughes. Continue reading Langston Hughes’ Impact on the Harlem Renaissance