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The HBCU student will be driving a Virginia State University-themed car with the number 44 on it. The car will be decked out in Virginia State’s orange and blue color scheme and represent all the proud Trojans out there.

Architect and activist Deanna Van Buren is merging her passions for design and social justice to reimagine a world without prisons.

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 University of North Carolina.

Florida Memorial University and the Institute of Black Wealth have teamed up to create an initiative aimed at closing the racial wealth gap.

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 Washington.

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.