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17-year-old Memphis-based entrepreneur Journi Prewitt created the Black Butterfly Beautiful box to inspire Black girls to read.
The Motown Museum received a $500,000 donation from the Hudson Webber Foundation toward its expansion project.
London artist Aisha Mohamed reinterpreted Van Gogh’s classic floral paintings with the faces of Black women.
Brothers Darrick and Carlton Hargo founded 20th Place Media in efforts to increase racial representation in comic books.
An Oklahoma woman, who works as a greeter at a Walmart store, received a new car as a surprise gift…
A book penned by late literary giant Zora Neale Hurston, titled Barracoon, will be released in 2018.
A Black psychology student at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas aced her final exam under extreme conditions:…
Figure Skating in Detroit wants to introduce the sport to young girls of color in the city.
A Black Florida couple displayed the ultimate act of selflessness during this holiday season after officially adopting seven siblings.
Chicago artist Kerry James Marshall has created a mural that honors iconic Black women who have left indelible marks on…
Air Force Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr.—America’s first Black astronaut—was recently honored for his contributions to space exploration.
John Legend, New Profit, and Bank of America have joined forces to launch an entrepreneurial accelerator program for former inmates.
The Akron board greenlighted a plan for the LeBron James Family Foundation to open a public school in the city.
Entrepreneurs Derrick and Ramunda Young opened MahoganyBooks; the first Black bookstore in Anacostia in 20 years.
Yelitsa Jean-Charles launched Healthy Roots Dolls to encourage Black girls to embrace their natural hair.
Tranette Williams, the woman who founded The Ultimate Couple’s Massage, launched Chicago Black Women’s Business Week.
Princeton University has renamed a campus building in author Toni Morrison’s honor.
New York City has signed $1 billion worth of contracts with MWBE firms.
Black Paris Tours traces the footsteps of Black visionaries who moved to Paris during the early 20th century.
The University of Chicago recently unveiled a statue in honor of African-American scholar, Dr. Georgiana Simpson, the school's first Black…
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