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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.
Dr. Gladys West—the mathematician who helped create the Geographical Positioning System—was recently inducted into the Air Force Space and Missile…
An 83-year-old man received his doctorate degree from Louisiana State University on Friday.
A bank paid off $150,000 in student loan debt for a single mother from Chicago.
Spelman College received a $30 million gift for the creation of a new arts center.
LeBron James’ equality sneakers are headed to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The U.S. Army’s only all-Black all-women unit during WWII was honored with a monument.
Michelle Obama surprised a group of Black students from Wayne State University during her book tour stop in Detroit.
Whitney Huell made history by becoming the first Black ballerina to take on the lead role in the Kansas City…
Tyler Perry paid off $434,000 in layaways for Walmart shoppers in Atlanta.