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Learn Black History: Tips for Parents

Although each February gives us a chance to be intentional with our actions in learning about Black History, we shouldn't stop there. We should...

Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry

PC Hair Love Movie Research shows a powerful and positive impact on children of color when accurate reflections of their culture are represented in...

Taraji P. Henson on Fighting the Stigma of Mental Health Issues: ‘It’s Okay Not to Be Okay’

Photo credit ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGESTaraji P. Henson, who started the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation last year to eradicate the stigma around mental health care in the...

Sara Boone Becomes Portland’s 1st African American Fire Chief

Portland Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty announced Thursday that she has chosen Sara Boone as the city’s next fire chief.Boone has been with Portland Fire and Rescue...

How These Black Playwrights Are Challenging American Theater

They are the talk of the theater world: a generation of black playwrights whose fiercely political and formally inventive works are challenging audiences, critics...

‘Mama K’s Team 4’ Is the First Netflix Animated Original To Come Out of Africa

Illustration by Malcolm Wope, courtesy of Netflix."I hope to introduce the world to four strong African girls who save the day in their own...

4-year-old African American boy reads 100 books in a day; this should be trending

Caleb Green posing next to his books -- Photo Credit: Sylus Green A 4-year-old boy in Chicago read 100 books in one day,...

BLACK EXCELLENCE OVERLOAD: HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR ACCEPTED TO 20 TOP COLLEGES WITH FULL RIDES

Black Excellence Alert! 17-year-old Micheal Brown applied to twenty of the nation's top colleges, and not only did he get accepted into every single one of...

Black Inventor Creates Board Game That Teaches Children and Adults How to Start a Business

Elliott Eddie, founder of The Entrepreneur GameRichmond, VA — Elliott Eddie, who has won over five state and two international public speaking awards, has created The...

Atlanta academy is Georgia’s first all-girls school to be STEM certified

Atlanta’s Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy is Georgia’s first all-girls middle and high school to receive STEM certification from its national accrediting...
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News of the day: Judge rules 2020 census will continue through October

Late Thursday, Northern California U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh issued a preliminary injunction that pushes the 2020 census deadline to October 31.  The decision comes...

Culturas Corner: Meet Ankita & Gayatri Bansal

Culturas Corner highlights individuals who make their community a better place through their work, business, volunteering or activism. Today we learn about THERE!, a...

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