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