Jill Scott’s Honorary Doctorate Should be an Inspiration to Young Women

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It's graduation season. While many graduates took the traditional route - graduating high school, heading to a four-year college, then walking the … [Continue reading]

Lupita Nyong’o: “My One Prayer…Was That I would Wake Up Light Skinned”

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Lupita Nyong'o is certainly shining. The Oscar nominated actress and red carpet stunner has grabbed attention far and wide since her breakout role in … [Continue reading]

Queen Latifah Looks and Acts Like a Million Bucks

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Was I the only one who noticed how fabulous Queen Latifah looked at this year's Grammy Awards which aired this past Sunday? Not only are her efforts … [Continue reading]

The Whitehouse Hosts Student K-12 Film Festival on STEM

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Are you an aspiring filmmaker? Maybe you are just a budding academic who can appreciate cool things. In any case, the Whitehouse is hosting the first … [Continue reading]

Good News: Pregnancy Among Black Teen Girls Declines

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According to a recent study by the National Center for Health Statistics - of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - teen pregnancy rates … [Continue reading]

Black Hair Battles: Little Girl Defends Her Hair Against Christian School

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Black women's hair just keeps making news recently. Vanessa VanDyke, a young black girl in Orlando, Florida, was told by her school that she would be … [Continue reading]