Sunday, March 29, 2020

Tag: Black excellence

U.S. Navy to Name Newest $13B Aircraft...

The U.S. Navy's next aircraft carrier will bear the name of Doris "Dorie" Miller, the African-American mess attendant who, against all rules,...

Relax, Relate, Release: D.C. Teacher Is Praised...

A Washington, D.C., teacher is being praised after going above and beyond for his students this holiday season with an event that left the...

Wiz Kid! 14-Year-Old Spelman Student Finishes First...

Georgia native Syndey Wilson made headlines earlier this year when she became the youngest student ever admitted to Spelman College. Now, the super smart 14–year–old...

What a Feat! Ohio Teen Makes History...

After years of hard work and determination, an Ohio teenager has a college degree under his belt and it's just in time for his...

Meet Rediet Abebe, the First Black Woman...

As one of just few faces of color in the tech world, computer scientist Rediet Abebe is shaking things up and will make history...

South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi Wins 2019 Miss...

Congratulations are in order for Zozibini Tunzi, the South African beauty queen crowned Miss Universe 2019 at the annual pageant Sunday night. Before a cheering...

Pursuing Education Career Was ‘No-Brainer’: Black Former...

A Black Philadelphia former principal awarded $300,000 by Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris plans to use the money to recruit Black teachers in...

‘Our Stories Need to Be Told’: New...

New Jersey public school teachers will get to travel both domestically and abroad to learn how to better educate students about Black...

Black-Owned Esports Start-Up Raises $96 Million in...

When asked what advice he would pass on to entrepreneurs if he could tell them anything, Delane Parnell kept it simple.

‘How Would I Feel?’: 13-Year-Old Black Teen...

Chase Neyland-Square, a 13-year-old boy, could be obsessing over the latest shoes and clothes to add to his own wardrobe, but Chase,...

The Brain Squad: Team of Preteen Inventors...

As students across the country prepare to head back to school, a group of 10- and 11-year-old Nigerian inventors are working to ensure children...

‘Write Your Own Story’: Meet the Colorado...

A Colorado man who once mopped floors at a Denver middle school is now a top teacher after climbing the educational ladder to become...

Black School Resource Officer Earns Georgia Valor...

A Black school police officer stepped in and saved a student when an eighth-grader reportedly stabbed a teacher in the chest last...

‘Remember Your Why’: Life and Career Coach...

Ever since she was a little girl, Dr. Tana M. Session said she always knew she was destined for greatness, for something far better...

Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi Celebrates ‘Natural...

South African beauty queen Zozibini Tunzi had the world singing her praises this week after becoming the first Miss SA pageant winner to be...

All-Black Varsity Golf Team Make History After...

The vgarsity boys golf team at Charles R. Drew Public Charter School in Georgia has plenty to celebrate these days after becoming the first Atlanta...

‘I Want It to be a Huge...

Like most 9-year-old girls, Zandra Cunningham loved feeling pretty, and lip balms were her kiddie cosmetic of choice. The balm boss has spent the...

Formerly Homeless Georgia Teen Beats the Odds...

Despite his family's struggles, a Georgia teen said he held his head high and persevered through the tough times. He's since graduated from high...

Black Beauty Entrepreneur Goes From Working at...

The founder of a Black beauty company struggled for about two years to find a job that paid more than $15 an...

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...