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NBA star Derrick Rose hosted a sneaker design workshop for underprivileged youth in Chicago.
A Washington, D.C.-based salon manager was gifted with her own salon after donating one of her kidneys to her mentor.
Howard University received a $42,000 grant to focus on sickle cell disease education and outreach.
The entire inaugural graduating class at LeBron James’ I Promise School will receive full-ride scholarships to Kent State University.
The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness recently made history by opening Dane County’s first health and wellness center designed for…
12-year-old entrepreneur Jonah Larson has used his crochet company to drive social impact.
A documentary about Willie O’Ree, the first Black man to play in the NHL, is coming to ESPN.
NASA has named a spacecraft after Maj. Robert H. Lawrence Jr. who was the first Black astronaut.
NBA player Bradley Beal hosted a Howard University tour for 50 high school students.
Harlem’s Schomburg Center has opened Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis’ archives to the public.
Google.org has donated $3 million to support the NAACP’s STEM education program.
The founder of Minnesota’s first Black-owned gaming development studio has inked a deal with Xbox.
The former home of Atlanta’s first Black mayor Maynard Jackson will be transformed into affordable housing.
Rapper Ludacris donated $75,000 worth of musical instruments to a high school in Miami.
Talladega College opened a new museum that will house Amistad paintings worth $50 million.
Award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson will be honored at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
Legendary actress Cicely Tyson has been inducted into the TV Hall of Fame.
J.R. Fenwick’s company FLip That Stock is working to increase Black participation in stock investing.
A California-based nonprofit is on a mission to combat recidivism through tech education.
The National Alumnae Association of Spelman College’s Los Angeles chapter will honor 15-year-old actress and producer Marsai Martin.
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