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,...

10 Highest-Paying College Degrees For African Americans

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By Sheiresa Ngo As we all know, college isn’t cheap. With students saddled with unprecedented amounts of debt, it is critical that college students obtain degrees that will earn them well-paying jobs upon graduation. Degrees that yield a high...

Meet The Black Pilot Teaching Kids How To Fly

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The fear of flying (aviophobia) keeps many people from experiencing traveling. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 6.5% of the U.S. population has a fear of flying and 25% have flight anxiety. Raymond Smith, founder of R.E.P. (Redefining,...

Steph And Ayesha Curry Launch Scholarship Program For Girls In Stem

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Steph and Ayesha Curry recently launched a girl in STEM scholarship via the Steph and Ayesha Curry Foundation. The program targets girls interested in science, technology, education, and math (STEM) careers. The idea for the scholarship was inspired by 9-year-old Riley Morrison who questioned...

Meet One of the First Black Women to Make History as an Air Traffic Controller

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Atlanta, GA — Veteran Air Traffic Controller Priscilla Russell’s shocking and thought-provoking story will bring a new narrative to Black women’s fictional literature. Her book, In Control: On a Wing and a Prayer, is the first of a two-part series. In the book, her...

BLACK GIRLS CODE: 15-YEAR-OLD CHARMIENNE BUTTERFIELD STARTED CODING AT AGE 8

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Black Girls Code recently launched a series entitled, #FutureTechBoss where they are highlighting some extremely inspirational young girls in the field. According to a recent post, the purpose of the campaign is to serve as motivation and empowerment for the future generation of tech girls...

18-Year Old Black Teen Entrepreneur Signs Major Deal With Target Stores — Introduces Plant-Based Skincare Giftbox!

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Zandra Cunningham brings her award-winning artisan skincare product line to Target Stores nationwide. Her exclusive product with the chain is a “Treat Yo Self” gift box that celebrates Black History month.

Meet the 83-Year Old Man Who Just Earned a Ph.D. From Louisiana State University

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Baton Rouge, LA — Johnnie Jones, an 83-year old African-American grandfather, has recently received his doctorate degree in human ecology at the Louisiana State University, making him the oldest Black person to ever receive an LSU degree. Ever unstoppable, he also plans...

Meet the 26-Year Old Black Woman Who Owns Her Own Accredited International College

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Caroline Esinam Adzogble, a 26-year old Black woman, is already a successful entrepreneur, educationist, business coach, diversity maverick, and an advocate for women and girls in technology. In 2016 at the age of 24, she became the youngest woman in Ghana and in all...

New Book, “Not All Superheroes Wear Capes,” Encourages Black Children to Pursue Careers in STEM

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Dallas, TX — Melanin Origins, LLC announces the publication this summer of Not All Superheroes Wear Capes (available for pre-order on Amazon.com or BarnesandNoble.com), a children’s book designed to teach African American students the opportunities available to them in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)...

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