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Chicago artist Kerry James Marshall has created a mural that honors iconic Black women who have left indelible marks on…
Air Force Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr.—America’s first Black astronaut—was recently honored for his contributions to space exploration.
John Legend, New Profit, and Bank of America have joined forces to launch an entrepreneurial accelerator program for former inmates.
The Akron board greenlighted a plan for the LeBron James Family Foundation to open a public school in the city.
Entrepreneurs Derrick and Ramunda Young opened MahoganyBooks; the first Black bookstore in Anacostia in 20 years.
Yelitsa Jean-Charles launched Healthy Roots Dolls to encourage Black girls to embrace their natural hair.
Tranette Williams, the woman who founded The Ultimate Couple’s Massage, launched Chicago Black Women’s Business Week.
Princeton University has renamed a campus building in author Toni Morrison’s honor.
New York City has signed $1 billion worth of contracts with MWBE firms.
Black Paris Tours traces the footsteps of Black visionaries who moved to Paris during the early 20th century.
The University of Chicago recently unveiled a statue in honor of African-American scholar, Dr. Georgiana Simpson, the school's first Black…
Malcolm X’s daughters have launched a clothing line dubbed Malcolm X Legacy.
Mandy Bowman, the creator of Official Black Wall Street, has launched an app that makes it easier to locate Black-owned…
Anthony Berry was one of 18 kids adopted in a touching ceremony in Beaumont, Texas.
Silas Adekunle—the founder of Reach Robotics—announced that his company will sell its gaming robots at Apple stores.
Wilbert Jones, 65, was freed from prison after spending nearly 50 years behind bars for a crime he claims he…
Simmons College will name their college of media, arts, and humanities after the late legendary journalist Gwen Ifill.
The National Museum of African American History created a program that helps Black families digitize old photos and footage for…
Miguel Pilgram, a man who won a $52 million lottery prize in 2010, plans to rebuild a Black historic district…
Rappers, scholars, and authors are joining forces with the Smithsonian for the creation of a hip-hop anthology.