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NBA legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson led a food drive for 800 families in need in Detroit.

Ava DuVernay, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, and Marian Wright Edelman were honored by the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

Award-winning journalist and Howard University professor Stacey Patton will be honored by the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.

Entrepreneur Jesse Ross plans on opening a hub for Black, Brown, Indigenous, and women-owned businesses in North Minneapolis.

NBA referee Derek Richardson has opened an elementary school in Inglewood, California.

A statue of trailblazing activist and playwright Lorraine Hansberry has risen in Washington, D.C.

Actor Joseph C. Phillips has joined the faculty at Clark Atlanta University.

Starr Andrews recently made history as the first Black U.S. figure skater to win the ISU Grand Prix medal.

An exhibition celebrating the transformational contributions of revered revolutionary activist Angela Davis is on view at the Oakland Museum of California.

Former Mayor of Atlanta Andrew Young has launched a scholarship fund for HBCU students.

Black literary trailblazers Toni Morrison and Ernest J. Gaines will be honored with U.S. Postal Service stamps.

A Broadway theater was named after the legendary Lena Horne.