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The Getty Institute launched a new program that is centered on research surrounding African American artists and their work.
University of Mississippi faculty and students are leading an effort to rename their journalism school after Ida B. Wells-Barnett.
New genetic research shows that one of Muhammad Ali’s ancestors was a slave who fearlessly fought for freedom.
11-year-old Flint activist Mari Copeny has her own doll.
Chance the Rapper announced that he will be donating $1 million to better the mental health care resources in Chicago.
After successfully completing barber training, 8-year-old Neijae Graham-Henries has been offering free haircuts to kids in her neighborhood.
Denzel Washington is leading the effort to restore August Wilson’s Pittsburgh home.
AT&T has launched a new initiative to bring more employment opportunities to Chicago.
Black venture capitalist Angelique Brunner is using her business acumen and resources to revitalize underserved areas in Washington, D.C.
Google launched Tech Exchange as an avenue to increase racial representation within the realm of tech.
Elton Brand has become the fourth Black general manager in the NBA.
Black tech entrepreneur Silas Adekunle is on his way to becoming the highest paid robotics engineer in the world.
The Power of You Teens—a New York City-based non-profit organization—was created to teach girls the importance of self-confidence.
The National Park Service recently provided 18 historically Black colleges and universities with grants in efforts to conserve historic buildings…
After spending 27 years behind bars for a crime that he didn’t commit, John Bunn is advocating for reading in…
The largest state park in New York City will be named after Shirley Chisholm.
Disrupt Harlem Code Squad—a free Harlem-based tech and entrepreneurship program—is aiming to diversify the tech industry by empowering opportunity youth…
Mary Frances Early, the University of Georgia’s first Black graduate, will be honored by the institution.
Chance the Rapper’s organization SocialWorks has teamed up with Lyft to raise money for Chicago Public Schools.
Luther Younger, 99, walks six miles every day to be by his wife Waverlee’s side at the Strong Memorial Hospital.