Rediet Abebe To Become First Black Woman At Cornell University To Earn A Ph.D. In Computer Science

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The computer scientist focuses on using technology to combat social issues.

Ceo Of $62 Million Company Was Abandoned In A Dumpster As A Baby

Freddie Figgers is not just any CEO.
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what makes Figgers so inspiring is the fact that it’s not so much about his success as it is about cultivating a better world.

Morehouse Launches New Fund To Help Eliminate Student Loan Debt

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In light of America’s massive student loan debt crisis, which has ballooned to a whopping $1.5 trillion, Morehouse College announced a new program designed to help relieve the burden of debt for its graduates. According to the United Negro College...

Black-Owned Custom LEGO® Subscription Box Aims to Create Global Citizens and Develop Engineering Skills

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Seattle, WA — Real Life Bricks, a company created to fill the LEGO® toy diversity gap, is set to offer their Real Life Bricks Playbox – a custom, monthly LEGO® subscription box designed to reflect the diversity of the real world with African American mini-figures....

Award-Winning Author, Erica Pullen, Releases New Book to Empower Black Children

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Believing in Myself enlightened the message for children to embrace their beauty from within and outside. Despite obstacles, Believing in Myself motivates and encourages little girls to be all they can be, regardless of their features or where they plan to go in life.

New Children’s Book, “Gabe & His Green Thumb,” is a Must-Read For Young Black Boys

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Washington, DC — David Miller knows only eighteen percent of Black fourth graders read proficiently. Likewise, he’s aware that it’s increasingly difficult to find quality children’s books by authors of color. Miller is counting on his newest work, Gabe & His Green Thumb, to be...

Black Woman Told ‘Black People Are Just Not Good at Science’ Earns Physics Ph.D.

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When Monifa Phillips graduated from the University of Glasgow in Scotland June 24, she became the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in physics from the university. It’s no small feat. In fact, she attracted the attention of...

Father Publishes Book That Helps Children Survive Divorce and Separation

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Peter Johnson – a father, actor, writer, director, and entrepreneur – has published a new book for his children entitled “The Cow on Two Farms” to remind them that fatherhood does not end with divorce. Nationwide — The statistics are...

Meet the Founder of the First Black-Owned Beauty School to Open in Horry County

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Conway, SC — The SHB International Hair Academy School of Cosmetology is open and accepting students who are interested in getting the training required to embark on a lucrative career in Cosmetology. The facility is the first African-American owned beauty school in Horry...

Johns Hopkins Just Accepted Its First Black Female Neurosurgery Resident

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Nancy Abu-Bonsrah shares how she feels about being the first black female neurosurgery resident at Johns Hopkins, and what she plans to do in the future. Last week, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah got some really good news: She was accepted into the...

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