Georgia State University will award entertainment mogul Ludacris with an honorary degree.
A Black Tennessee-based couple opened a grocery store to combat food insecurity in South Memphis.
101-year-old Merrill Pittman Cooper recently received an honorary diploma.
An initiative designed to empower developers of color to use real estate as a means for community impact is coming…
Trailblazing basketball legend Earl Lloyd—the first Black player to compete in an NBA game—was recently honored by the city of…
Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donated $12 million to a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating medical school expenses for BIPOC students.
Raleigh-based Saint Augustine’s University is the first HBCU to launch a women’s rowing team.
A film about the story behind the iconic Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics is in the works.
Steph and Ayesha Curry are creating libraries for youth in underserved neighborhoods throughout Oakland.
Clark Atlanta University alumna Danielle Mitchell is on a mission to increase the representation of Black women in the clinical…
Betty Reid Soskin—the National Park Service’s oldest ranger who dedicated her work to amplifying stories about Black history—has retired.
Clark Atlanta University has received an $11.8 million endowment for the creation of a knowledge-focused metaverse hub.
Singer John Legend will receive The Recording Academy’s inaugural Global Impact Award for his artistry and activism.
Trailblazing aviator Bessie Coleman—the first Black woman to earn an international pilot’s license—will be featured on the U.S. quarter.
Fellowship opportunities are few and far between, particularly in supporting the work and passion of Black creatives.
The nonprofit Hit the Books is empowering Harlem youth through education and mixed martial arts.
Williams has now become the first black woman to serve in the position.
Deborah Cox will become the first Black woman to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
The HBCU student will be driving a Virginia State University-themed car with the number 44 on it. The car will…
Architect and activist Deanna Van Buren is merging her passions for design and social justice to reimagine a world without…
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