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Barbie created a doll inspired by the legacy of pioneering pilot Bessie Coleman.

The University of Southern California will rename its track after alumna Olympian Allyson Felix.

A historic archive that celebrates Black history in Appalachia has been digitized by East Tennessee State University.

A historic Black church in Chicago has received preliminary landmark status.

Kevin Hart, Meek Mill, and Michael Rubin are donating $7 million to create academic scholarships for youth from low-income households in Philadelphia.

A monument celebrating the love and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King has risen in Boston—the city where the two first met.

Legendary filmmaker and Morehouse alum Spike Lee has teamed up with the talent agency Gersh to launch a fellowship program for HBCU scholars.

A Missouri-based HBCU has received a $2.9 million grant to bridge the digital divide.

A statue honoring Henrietta Lacks’ contributions to medical research will rise in her hometown of Roanoke, Virginia.

A New Orleans-based nonprofit working to make STEM education accessible has received a grant from the NBA Foundation.

Trailblazing Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson will release a memoir.

Hakim's Bookstore—Philly’s first and longest-standing Black-owned bookstore—will receive a historical marker.