Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tag: Black excellence

Texas Neurosurgeon Makes History as the First...

The Baylor College of Medicine's neurosurgeon residency has been established as an accredited program since 1958, but it wasn't until 61 years...

Chicago Twins Graduate at the Top of...

A double dose of congratulations is in order for a set of identical twins who shared the honor of being crowned co-valedictorians of their...

80-Year-Old Houston Grandmother Achieves Lifelong Dream of...

A Houston grandmother is now hotter by one degree after achieving her lifelong dream of graduating college. Beatrice Lillie, 80, earned her associate’s degree in...

‘It’s a Great Thing’: Arkansas Teens Make...

A pair of Arkansas teens are graduating at the top of their class and making history in the process. Junction City High School seniors Alexis...

History In the Making: Groundbreaking 32 Black...

It's been two years since Simone Askew became the first Black woman to serve as First Captain of the corp of cadets at the...

A Family Affair: Michigan Father Graduates with...

Congratulations are in order for a Michigan family who has achieved what many have hailed as a trifecta of familial academia. Pat McGill has three...

‘I’ve Seen How Hard He Works:’ Ghanaian...

A Houston-area teen and his family have a lot to celebrate these days after the 17-year-old was granted acceptance to 15 colleges, including all...

Black Excellence: Twin Brothers Push Each Other...

Congratulations are in order for a set of identical twins who ranked at the top of their class this year, earning the coveted honors...

After Graduating High School at 13, This...

A gifted 16-year-old Texan is going from home-schooled to law school. Meet Haley Taylor Schlitz, the Fort Worth teen who graduated high school at just 13...

‘We Go for As’ Georgia Triplets Graduate...

Triplets of Henry County, Georgia graduated from Ola High School as summa cum laude with each of them earning a 4.0 GPA. Kendall, Kolby and Sydney...

Student Awarded Four-Year MC Lyte Scholarship Becomes...

It's been exactly 100 years since the first Black woman graduated with a degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, but another student made history...

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...