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Billionaire Robert F. Smith has pledged to pay off the student loan debt for Morehouse College’s entire 2019 graduating class.
Black athlete Marshall Taylor—who at one point was the world’s fastest cyclist—is the focus of a new book.
Actress Regina Hall received an honorary degree from Dillard University.
GoFundMe supporters raised $8,000 for a single mother to fulfill her dream of participating in a NASA internship.
The HBCU World Series was created to increase the representation of Black athletes in college baseball.
NBA star LeBron James teamed up with Walmart to fight hunger in America.
Actress Taraji P. Henson will host a summit focused on Black mental health.
T.I. awarded a $25,000 scholarship to a single mother in honor of his late sister.
Rhonda E. Davis—a 60-year-old Philadelphia grandmother—was named Cheyney University’s Class of 2019 valedictorian.
Chadwick Boseman will play the role of the first African samurai in a new film.
A group of Black doctors joined forces to open Chicago’s only Black-owned urgent care facility.
A mother who missed her college graduation to attend her son’s was surprised with her degree at his graduation.
The #FreeBlackMamas initiative is posting bail for Black mothers so they can be reunited with their families in time for…
A 99-year-old Black woman veteran who was forced to miss her commencement ceremony 70 years ago, will have a second…
A Detroit gym—owned and operated by professional boxer Tony Harrison—held a prom dress drive for underserved teens.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has launched a youth program dedicated to preserving sites tied to Black achievement and…
#BlackExcellence: Kellin McGowan became the first Black student in St. Thomas High School's history to be named valedictorian.
The viral photo of a toddler staring at Michelle Obama’s portrait in amazement is the inspiration behind a new children’s…
Philando Castile’s mother paid off the lunch debt for high school students in Minnesota.
Theo Shaw, one of the Jena 6 defendants, is now a lawyer.
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