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Chicago’s Black Fire Brigade opened a new center to mentor and train the city’s aspiring firefighters of color.
Entrepreneur William Pickard will donate over $2 million to a few of Detroit’s museums and colleges to further education initiatives.
Denise Clayton was appointed chief judge by the Kentucky Court of Appeals judges, making her the first Black woman to…
Twin brothers Malik and Miles George were named co-valedictorians of Woodbridge High School and will attend MIT in the fall.
Nthabeleng Likotsi plans to open South Africa’s first Black woman-owned bank.
The Denver Justice Project and Black Lives Matter 5280 bailed out Black incarcerated men just in time for Father’s Day.
Chance the Rapper’s production company will produce a concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics.
Bilal Quintyne, 24, pushed a woman all the way home after her wheelchair broke down.
Atlanta psychiatrist Patrice A. Harris will become the first Black woman to be president of the American Medical Association.
Priscilla Debar, Founder of Faubourg, is using her platform to diversify eco-conscious spaces.
West Virginia State University will create a bronze statue and scholarship fund in honor of NASA’s Katherine Johnson.
Actor Kofi Siriboe’s short film ‘WTF Is Mental Health?’ explores the stigma surrounding mental health in the Black community.
Crystal R. Emery—a quadriplegic who has defied the odds—is advocating to increase racial representation in STEM.
The Obsidian Collection is working towards bringing vintage Black newspapers to Google.
Akosua Haynes’ letter to ‘Hidden Figures’ author Margot Lee Shetterly won an award from the Library of Congress.
Ten African American students across the country have been selected as Truman Scholars.
“Black Women: Power and Grace” is one of the latest exhibitions created to honor women of color.
9-year-old Kori Scott was named “Mayor for the Day” after stepping in and performing the Heimlich maneuver while her friend…
14-year-old Matthew McKenzie graduated from high school and college on the same day.
Delane Parnell, 25, launched a startup called PlayVS which is poised to disrupt the gaming industry.
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