Actress Yara Shahidi and her mother Keri Shahidi launched a production company.
Kevin Hart has invested in the Black-owned brand Ellis Island Tea.
The NAACP has inked a multi-year production deal with CBS Television Studios.
A group of teenagers from Chicago transformed a liquor store into a pop-up fresh food market for their community.
NBA player Jrue Holiday will donate the rest of his 2020 season salary to nonprofits, Black-owned businesses and HBCUs.
Serena Williams is donating proceeds from her jewelry line to a relief fund for Black-owned businesses impacted by COVID-19.
The University of California System has appointed its first Black president.
Colin Kaepernick inked a deal with Disney to create projects focused on race and social justice.
Aviator Madeline Swegle made history as the U.S. Navy’s first Black woman tactical air pilot.
Beyoncé teamed up with the NAACP to provide grants for Black-owned businesses significantly impacted by COVID-19.
Rihanna teamed up with Jack Dorsey’s #startsmall project to donate 4,000 tablets to youth in Barbados.
Songstress Janelle Monáe teamed up with Congresswoman Maxine Waters to distribute meals to families in need in Los Angeles.
Therapist Saleemah McNeil raised over $80,000 to provide free mental health resources for the Black community.
Tyler Perry gifted a van to an Atlanta nonprofit that provides the homeless with health and hygiene products.
A series about activist and athlete Colin Kaepernick’s life is coming to Netflix.
Rapper 21 Savage launched an online financial literacy program for youth.
LeMoyne-Owen College—the only HBCU in Memphis—has received a $40 million endowment.
Bozoma Saint John is the first Black woman to hold a C-suite position at Netflix.
WNBA star Angel McCoughtry launched the #SayTheirNames Jersey Campaign to honor victims of police brutality.
Colin Kaepernick has been appointed to serve on Medium’s board to elevate the voices of Black and Brown communities.
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