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Wilbert Jones, 65, was freed from prison after spending nearly 50 years behind bars for a crime he claims he…
Simmons College will name their college of media, arts, and humanities after the late legendary journalist Gwen Ifill.
The National Museum of African American History created a program that helps Black families digitize old photos and footage for…
Miguel Pilgram, a man who won a $52 million lottery prize in 2010, plans to rebuild a Black historic district…
Rappers, scholars, and authors are joining forces with the Smithsonian for the creation of a hip-hop anthology.
Baltimore couple Robert and Nia Tolbert are expecting triplets after welcoming twins into the world two years ago.
Brennon Jones, the Philadelphia man behind the “Haircuts 4 Homeless” initiative, was gifted with his own barbershop.
The NYC Men Teach initiative is a program created to encourage more men of color to pursue careers in education.
"It means everything to me to build a legacy because I feel like we shouldn't leave it to our children…
An HBCU graduate muses on the importance of return.
Amanda Gorman is named the first national youth poet laureate. The award recognizes a teen poet who demonstrates literary talent…
Ava DuVernay, Marley Dias, and John Legend received American Ingenuity Awards from Smithsonian Magazine.
A $5 million initiative created by Capital Impact Partners will help Black real estate developers rebuild Detroit.
Google granted the Hidden Genius Project $1 million to develop a stronger Black male presence in tech.
Julien Turner, a Morehouse College student, created a viral rendition of Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO TourLlif3” for his biology class.
Motown Museum has launched a $50 million fundraising campaign to renovate the space, expand community programming, and create more jobs.
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey renamed areas of its campus to pay homage to former slaves.
Claude Tellis and Kareem Cook hope to end treatable disease-related deaths among Blacks through clean and healthy eating.
Chicago's Ariel Community Academy is prepping its students to invest in stocks by the time they reach the fourth grade.
Julia Collins, a Black female entrepreneur, garnered $48M for her robotic pizza startup Zume.
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