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Legendary musical genius Stevie Wonder will receive an honorary degree from Wayne State University.

Dr. Valerie Sheares Ashby will become the first woman to serve as president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Georgia State University will award entertainment mogul Ludacris with an honorary degree.

The son of Texas’ first Black architect donated $1 million to his father’s alma mater.

Dr. M. Brian Blake will become Georgia State University’s first Black president.

Dr. Cindy Crusto recently made history by becoming the first Black woman professor in Yale School of Medicine’s psychiatry department.

Dr. Jason Wingard has been appointed to serve as Temple University’s next president; making him the first Black person in the school’s 137-year history to take on the role.

Megan Thee Stallion will provide a student with a full-ride scholarship to Long Island University’s Roc Nation School of Music, Sports and Entertainment.

William Tate IV has been appointed to become Louisiana State University’s president; making him the first Black person to assume the position in the school’s 161-year history.

Spelman College recently hit a major milestone with the highest application pool in the all-women HBCU’s 140-year history.

For the first time in West Virginia University’s 154-year history, a Black woman has been elected as student body president.

#BlackGirlMagic: Emory Pruitt—a 16-year-old from Tennessee—made history by becoming the youngest student to attend Clark Atlanta University.