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A Chicago woman is leading an effort to rent out hotel rooms for the city’s homeless population during the dangerously…
A Black single mother whose law school graduation photo went viral has been appointed as assistant county attorney for the…
NBA star Kevin Durant has opened a new after-school center for youth in George's County, Maryland.
Black pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris will become California’s first surgeon general.
Billionaire Robert F. Smith has donated $1.5 million to Morehouse College.
NFL running back Marshawn Lynch is working to fight against gentrification in his hometown of Oakland.
Taraji P. Henson will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Louisville International Airport will be named after legendary boxer and social activist Muhammad Ali.
Hampton University will become the first HBCU to perform in the Rome New Year's Parade.
Actress Brittney Johnson recently made history as the first Black woman to take on the role of Glinda in the…
Louisville-based Simmons College has launched a new program that aims to increase the representation of Black teachers in public schools.
Missy Elliott has made history as the first woman rapper to ever be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Kimberly Mutcherson made history as Rutgers Law’s first Black woman dean.
14-year-old actress Marsai Martin is slated to become the youngest executive producer in Hollywood history.
The late legendary music artist Jimi Hendrix will have a post office named after him in his hometown.
7-year-old author Nicholas Buamah’s book was accepted into the Library of Congress.
Barbershop Books is bringing literature to barbershops across the country to inspire young Black boys to read.
Freeform’s “Grown-ish” has teamed up with the app Scholly to help pay off $125,000 in student loan debt.
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.
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