Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tag: Black excellence

13-Year-Old Techie Creates Life Saving App for...

  Suffering from a mental illness can become extremely overwhelming and even leave victims feeling lonesome. Thanks to the "notOK" mental health app created by...

Black Excellence: North Carolina Woman Earns Ph.D...

Most "twens" spend their spare time watching TV or hanging out with friends, but that wasn't the case for a North Carolina woman who...

10-Year-Old Texas Boy Takes After His Engineer...

A McKinney, Texas, 10-year-old has received a provisional patent for a device that he hopes will put an end to hot-car deaths around the...

North Carolina Teacher Inspires Students to Strive...

A North Carolina second-grade teacher is using rap music to help his students overcome their daily battles with poverty in order to learn and...

3 Black Alabama Teens Create a Pact...

A trio of Fairfield, Alabama high school graduates made a pact to help one another graduate high school. In an Aug. 17 news report, the...

This Black ‘Family of Geniuses’ Show off...

  A multi-talented family has taken Boca Raton, Florida by storm with their incredible academic achievements. The family of 11 includes two teenage daughters who have...

6 Things You Should Know About Warren...

Background Warren Clay Coleman was born March 28, 1849 and died March 31, 1904. He was born into slavery, and his parents were from different...

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green Was Already A Trendsetter...

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Nigerian Teenage Brothers Create Mobile Web Browser,...

According to RisingAfrica.org, Anesi and Osine Ikhianosime, 13 and 15 years old respectively, have developed an Android based web browser called Crocodile Browser Lite....

Mathematician Katherine Johnson, Late Congresswomen Shirley Chisholm,...

The Presidential Medal of Freedom was first awarded in 1960, and for over 50 years it has been given to those who have made...

13-Year-Old CEO Successfully Runs 5-Employee, $200,000 in...

He is only 13, but he has accomplished more in his short years than most have by 30. His bow ties have produced $200,000...

Nigerian Teen Accepted into 13 Schools, Including...

The average high school graduate would be fortunate to get acceptance letters back from more than half of the elite universities they applied to—and...

Professors Launch Initiative to Push For More...

A group of college professors and administrators in Pennsylvania have come together to launch a new initiative that aims to attract more Black men into...

The Myth of Black Excellence Without The...

“Hiring more white teachers is not the best way to improve education for students, particularly students of color.” Poignant words from New Orleans Lake...

Not Slowing Down: Jamaican Scholar Gets Doctorate...

Peter Nelson's story is not different from a number of Jamaicans who have overcome adversity to achieve academically. However, not many 25-year-olds here hold...

Shanelle Davis Named First African-American Valedictorian of...

A Queens high school student has made academic history after becoming the first African-American student to be her school’s valedictorian. As 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera...

Former Foster Child Beat Odds, Heads to...

For Festus Ohan, it's been a difficult journey growing up without a family. He says he can still remember the day his father abandoned...

Teen Living in D.C. Homeless Shelter Earns...

For weeks, there has been news on the troubling issues plaguing Washington, D.C.'s largest homeless shelter at the old D.C. General Hospital. It is...
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