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...

NASA Renames Street After ‘Hidden Figures’ Pioneers

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The unveiling ceremony took place on Wednesday. The contributions of mathematicians Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Dorothy Vaughan will forever be embedded in the fabric of American history. The three women were honored by NASA for pushing space exploration forward. According to NPR,...

Black Author Who Lost 100 Pounds and Beat Depression Launches New Book and Mobile App to Help Others

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Dakota Jack, also known as a ‘goal-digger’ is a contemporary author that inspires us to achieve our little goals first through her new book – and soon, through her mobile app! Atlanta, GA — Got goals? Of course, you do!...

A New Home for the Young, Gifted and Black in Brooklyn NYC

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Nationwide — Although Manhattan has been a mecca for young Black artists cultivating their craft since the dawn of the Harlem Renaissance, there came a time for the starved outer-boroughs to rise to the occasion. Brooklyn continues to inspire its...

Twin Brothers With 4.5 and 4.4 GPAs Named High School Valedictorian and Salutatorian

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Toledo, OH — Deontae and Deontrae Wright, 17-year old twin brothers, are both graduating with the highest honors at Scott High School in Toldeo, Ohio this year. Deontae, with a 4.5 GPA, was named the school’s class of 2019 Valedictorian while Deontrae, who...

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33 Black-owned Restaurants in Oakland (Bay Area)

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Bay Area Foodies Get Rejoice!  Here's a list of 33 Black-owned Restaurants for you to enjoy.  This list does not include every black-owned restaurant...

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