A musical that celebrates the storied legacy of legendary athlete and activist Muhammad Ali is coming to Broadway.

Betty Reid Soskin—the National Park Service’s oldest ranger who dedicated her work to amplifying stories about Black history—has retired.

Joining Howard students Tuesday afternoon in a show of solidarity, D.C. Ward 4 Councilmember Janeese Lewis George put the battle over housing conditions in the context of the greater issues for Black people across the District. George talked about the gentrification across the city but particularly around Howard, and the impact on the students.  

Getty Images is providing grants for the digitization of historic HBCU images.

Issa Rae will produce an HBO documentary that celebrates Black television pioneers.

14-year-old Sydney Wilson, one of the youngest students to be accepted into Spelman College, made the Dean’s list.


The Obamas have purchased a $11.25 million home in Martha's Vineyard.

Queen Latifah will be honored by Harvard University.

Graduate Ashley Williams received her master’s degree and law degree within the same week.

25 Black Atlanta teens were selected to join Harvard University’s distinguished summer residency program.

Several Black students at one Louisiana high school made major noise with videos of themselves reacting to their ivy league college acceptance letters.

What would Republicans have said if President Barack Obama had spent an inordinate amount of time tweeting or on social media?