Black Businessman Pays Tuition For HBCU Graduates
"These are the women we need in the workforce."
Obama Makes Powerful Statements During HBCU Grad Speech
His remarks were uplifting and hilarious — but he made sure to take a moment to reflect on the current state of the United States.
The Obama’s Host Storytime For Children While In Quarantine
Barack Obama joined Michelle Obama during her weekly book reading series on PBS Kids on May 18, to give parents who juggling work and watching their children at home a break.
Sister Of Ahmaud Arbery's Killer Posts Pics Of His Dead Body
A photo of the aftermath of the death of Ahmaud Arbery found its way to social media after the sister of the man charged in his killing posted an image of his body to Snapchat.
Michael Jordan’s UNC Dorm Room Will Be Recreated For Fans
A new hotel soon to open in Chapel Hill, North Carolina by Graduate Hotels will have a detailed reconstructed room for fans to stay in called The Jordan Suite.
Glam Gap: How Ursula Stephen Built Her BrandThe Glam Gap
Stylist Ursula Stephen reflects on working with celebs from Rihanna to Kandi Burruss, her own relationship with her hair and spills the real tea on being a celebrity hair stylist.
HBCUs Facing Financial Trouble Due To COVID-19 Crisis
HBCUs are grappling with grave financial pressures amid the coronavirus pandemic many depend on room and board from their students to keep them afloat.
Howard University And Other HBCUs Offer COVID-19 Testing
HBCUs are stepping up after the coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on Black communities across the country.
Man Who Filmed Ahmaud Arbery Killing Charged With Murder
The Georgia Bureau of Investigations announced on May 21 that William Bryan Jr., the man who recorded the horrific killing of Ahmaud Arbery was arrested.
Woman Calls Police On Black Man After Asked To Leash Her Dog
A white woman in New York City's Central Park threatened to call the cops on Christian Cooper, a Black man, on May 25 after he asked her to leash her dog.
Charlamagne On Joe Biden’s ‘You Ain’t Black’ Remark
Charlamagne Tha God appeared on MSNBC’s AM Joy show on May 24 to discuss his reaction to Joe Biden’s controversial comment on his show and his presumptive apology.
Black Businessman Pays Tuition For HBCU Graduates
Frank Baker, founder of a private equity firm, announced he would be paying the tuition balances of about 50 seniors graduating from Spelman College in Atlanta.
Four Police Officers Fired Following Death Of George Floyd
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced on his Twitter page on Tuesday, May 26 that officers involved had been terminated from their positions.
Why Kobe Bryant’s Hall Of Fame Ceremony Will Be Delayed
The legacy of Kobe Bryant will not be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame this year and is being pushed back to 2021 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
LeBron James On George Floyd’s Police Killing
LeBron James has shared his outrage on social media following the tragic death of George Floyd.
Preview Princeton Valedictorian's Commencement Speech
Nicholas Johnson, the first Black valedictorian in Princeton's history, will address the Class of 2020 in a virtual graduation ceremony. Watch a preview of his address here.
GoFundMe For George Floyd Raises More Than $1 Million In A Day
Created by Floyd's brother, Philonise Floyd, the GoFundMe received more than 72,000 donations totaling to $1.7 million as of Friday morning (May 29).
Twitter Flags Trump Tweet For Inciting Violence After Minneapolis Protests
President Trump has received a public interest notice from Twitter after one of his latest tweets glorified violence in Minneapolis following the death of a George Floyd.
Police Officers Fired After HBCU Couple Tasered On Live TV
After a video of a couple being assaulted at the hands of police went viral on social media, Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that two officers had been fired.
Black AG, Keith Ellison Takes Over George Floyd Murder Prosecution
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced on May 31 that the state's attorney general, Keith Ellison, will take the lead in any prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd.
Moving Photos Of Peaceful Protest And Police Brutality
Hundreds of thousands took to the streets demanding justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others. These seven powerful images illustrate a critical moment for the nation.
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