Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tag: Black excellence

Chicago Reporter Asks Teen Accepted Into 36...

A Chicago student's moment to shine was dimmed this week during an interview with a local news reporter who seemingly took jabs at the...

North Carolina Teen Gets Accepted to Over...

A North Carolina high school senior has been accepted to over 100 colleges and offered about $4.5 million in scholarships. She spent only $135...

Texas Teen Chided for Being Accepted Into...

The Black teen who snagged 20 full ride offers from colleges across the country wants journalists at a Fox DC affiliate to apologize for...

Congratulations Are In Order for Pair of...

Two high school seniors from Baltimore and Washington, D.C. are celebrating this week after being accepted into all eight Ivy League schools in an...

The Success of a Texas Teen Accepted...

The success of a Black Texas teen accepted into 20 colleges across the country, including four Ivy Leagues, was enough to aggravate a trio...

Diddy Calls Out French Montana Over ‘Light...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BgAzbtnDkfw/?hl=en&taken-by=frenchmontana   The phrase "Black Excellence" doesn't apply to light skinned kin, at least that's what French Montana seems to think. And Sean "Diddy" Combs swiftly...

A Race to a Billion: Diddy Responds...

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf3J0Htjxjv/ Forbes released its annual "Hip Hop's Wealthiest"  and Jay-Z tops the list, dethroning Sean "Diddy" Combs.  Hov came in with a net worth of...

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...

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...