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Maryland HBCUs Win Lawsuit To End Inequality In Funding

Historically Black Colleges and Universities, collectively known as HBCUs have existed for decades and throught their rich legacies, the institutions have long been underfunded.  Alumni …

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Olympic Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad Celebrated With Her Own ‘Shero’ Barbie

Olympic Medalist Ibtihaj Muhammed made waves during the 2016 Olympics in Rio, inspiring many as the first U.S. Olympian to compete in the games wearing …

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Trans Woman Andrea Jenkins Makes History With Election Win

 

Andrea Jenkins, transgender activist wins political race as voters in Minneapolis vote for her seat on the Minnneapolis City Council.  This win …

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Legend Nina Simone Finally Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame recognizes artists who have contributed prolific work to music and society. This years’s nominees include icon Nina Simone …

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#BlackGirlMagic Quevenzhané Wallis Has Published Two New Books

That #BlackGirlMagic just won’t let up! Quevenzhané Wallis is showing that becoming a boss knows no age limit.After being nominated for an Oscar …

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Meet Kristina Jones, One of Fourteen African American Founders To Raise $1M

Kristina Jones just became the 14th ever African American female founder to raise $1 million or more for her startup.

She …

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Bronx Street Renamed After Kalief Browder On His 24th Birthday

Yesterday (May 25) would have been the 24th birthday of Kalief Browder and while sadly he’s not here to celebrate with us, the folks in …

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Howard University and Google Partner Up to Launch “Howard West”

Google has partnered up with Howard University to promote diversity and prepare future leaders in the STEM industry. African Americans and women have always …