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Actress Brittney Johnson recently made history as the first Black woman to take on the role of Glinda in the…
Louisville-based Simmons College has launched a new program that aims to increase the representation of Black teachers in public schools.
Missy Elliott has made history as the first woman rapper to ever be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Kimberly Mutcherson made history as Rutgers Law’s first Black woman dean.
14-year-old actress Marsai Martin is slated to become the youngest executive producer in Hollywood history.
The late legendary music artist Jimi Hendrix will have a post office named after him in his hometown.
7-year-old author Nicholas Buamah’s book was accepted into the Library of Congress.
Barbershop Books is bringing literature to barbershops across the country to inspire young Black boys to read.
Freeform’s “Grown-ish” has teamed up with the app Scholly to help pay off $125,000 in student loan debt.
An entrepreneur is working towards opening Orlando’s only Black-owned bookstore.
Former President Barack Obama landed a spot on Billboard's Hot R&B Songs chart.
Councilwoman Sharon Hurt is fighting to have Nashville International Airport named after Oprah Winfrey.
Big Sean is empowering aspiring entrepreneurs from HBCUs through his Moguls in the Making program.
NBA star and social activist LeBron James was named The Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year.
Michelle Obama’s best-selling book Becoming has inspired a class curriculum for Black girls.
Jussie Smollett is fighting to prevent an HBCU from losing its accreditation.
A new art project will visually capture the essence of Black history and culture in Los Angeles.
The mansion where Madam C.J. Walker once lived will possibly be transformed into an incubator for Black women.
Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton was awarded with an honorary doctorate degree for her social advocacy efforts.
Little League phenom Mo'ne Davis is taking her talents to Hampton University.
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