Kennedy Orr Wants to Create a Cannabis Industry for the Culture
Forging a space where the Black community can enter the leafy business is a feat, but with an HBCU education, Orr knows anything is possible.
Winslyn Parrish Is on a Mission to Destigmatize Therapy for Black Women
After losing her mother a year ago, Parrish has doubled down on her commitment to embrace community, prioritize her mental health, and lean into the health justice space—all while maintaining a 4.0. How does she do it? A lot of therapy.
Mallory Butts Is Putting Black Beauty First
She used to make her own beauty products as a kid. Now the 19-year-old Spelman College chemical engineering student is on her way to making it her job.
Maisie Brown, 21, Is Becoming the Face and Voice of the Jackson Water Crisis
The Jackson State University sophomore is leading the effort to deliver drinking water to residents who can’t make it to the city’s distribution centers.
Noella Williams: Activist, Anime Fan, Author
After transferring to Florida’s largest historically Black university, Williams’s world opened up when she realized that there was space for reproductive justice and radical politics at Florida A&M.
Karyn Onyeneho Is a Maverick for Change in the Field of Human Genetics
Onyeneho, 39, recently earned her PhD from Howard University and is working full-time at the National Institutes of Health to focus on diversity and equity in the public health space.
Kennedy Whisenant Is Working to Make Inclusive Fashion a Reality
Only the second African American woman to win Miss Collegiate America 2022, the Clark Atlanta student is taking support from her HBCU village and aiming high.
Evolone Layne Is Taking Over STEM, One App at a Time
The Howard University junior intertwines her love for music with her passion for artificial intelligence, and she’s committed to using technology to help her community.
Angela Bassett Honors The Women Who Inspired Her Career Path During Glamour’s Woman Of The Year Ceremony
The actress received the Lifetime Achievement Award
Keke Palmer Says Queen Latifah And Ice Cube Launched Career
The actress says she hopes to create opportunities for people in her community.