After verbally committing to Texas A&M, twin volleyball standouts Bria and Cimone Woodard have decided to attend Howard University.
Diddy and renowned educator Dr. Steve Perry are opening a charter school in the Bronx.
Monique Mendes is the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Rochester.
Dr. Namandjé Bumpus is the first Black woman to chair a department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
NBA star Donovan Mitchell donated $45,000 to an education fund for Jacob Blake’s children.
Korey Wise, a member of the Exonerated Five, recently hosted a back-to-school drive for youth in Harlem.
Rapper 21 Savage donated laptops to children in DeKalb County, Georgia as part of his annual back to school drive.
A course about Kandi Burruss’ entrepreneurial moves is coming to Georgia State University.
Jasmine Bowers is the first Black person to earn a doctorate degree in computer science from the University of Florida.
Serena Williams, Scholastic and the National School Board Association are donating over 4 million face masks to schools throughout the…
A 6-year-old from Long Island donated over 5,000 books to children in need amid the pandemic.
Spelman College launched a scholarship fund to honor the legacy of the late John Lewis.
The University of California System has appointed its first Black president.
Rihanna teamed up with Jack Dorsey’s #startsmall project to donate 4,000 tablets to youth in Barbados.
LeMoyne-Owen College—the only HBCU in Memphis—has received a $40 million endowment.
Atlanta entrepreneur Aisha “Pinky” Cole teamed up with Clark Atlanta University to create a scholarship fund for Rayshard Brooks’ children.
Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand will donate $100 million to racial justice organizations.
14-year-old Dorothy Jean Tillman earned her master’s degree.
For the first time in MIT’s 159-year history, a Black woman has been elected as student body president.
A. Benjamin Spencer is the first Black dean in William & Mary Law School’s 241-year history.
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