Trailblazing aviator Bessie Coleman—the first Black woman to earn an international pilot’s license—will be featured on the U.S. quarter.
Fellowship opportunities are few and far between, particularly in supporting the work and passion of Black creatives.
The nonprofit Hit the Books is empowering Harlem youth through education and mixed martial arts.
Williams has now become the first black woman to serve in the position.
Deborah Cox will become the first Black woman to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
The HBCU student will be driving a Virginia State University-themed car with the number 44 on it. The car will…
Architect and activist Deanna Van Buren is merging her passions for design and social justice to reimagine a world without…
Griffin launched her company, Anissa Wakefield Wines in 2019, becoming the first certified black woman winemaker in Alabama.
Songstress Ciara will join the cast of ‘The Color Purple’ musical film.
Aliyah Griffith made history by becoming the first Black scholar to earn a graduate degree in marine sciences from the…
Florida Memorial University and the Institute of Black Wealth have teamed up to create an initiative aimed at closing the…
The United Negro College Fund has launched an online platform dubbed HBCUv to advance digital learning and cultivate community.
The Black Future Co-op Fund has donated $1.05 million to Black women-led organizations on the frontlines fighting for justice in…
Mogul Master P’s foundation is leading tornado relief efforts in New Orleans.
Legendary funk musician George Clinton donated musical instruments to his former elementary school in Newark.
A collective of Black developers made history with a $100 million real estate project in Birmingham.
A new documentary—directed by Stanley Nelson and Jacqueline Olive—will capture the story of Pepsi’s pioneering all-Black sales team.
The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion—the U.S. Army’s only all-Black women unit to serve during WWII—will be bestowed with a…
Russell and Ciara Wilson recently surprised patients at a children’s hospital in Colorado.
Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University and the nonprofit New Leaders launched a program to hire more Black principals.
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