Both and GhanaWeb report Lil Jon’s efforts to help improve education in Ghana.  Jon wants to help “the creation of conducive atmosphere for children at the kindergarten and basic level in the African educational system.” The project was 80 percent funded by Lil Jon through the Pencils of Promise (P.o.P), […]

Lil Jon Has Opened A 3-Unit Block Primary School in ...

It’s official, Jessie T. Usher will play the “Son of Shaft” in an upcoming sequel to “Shaft” the movie, which was released in 2000, and based off of the 1970’s series. Usher announced the news on his Instagram with the following post, “Can you see the resemblance?! lol #SonOfShaft #NewLineCinema kicking off this fall […]

Jessie T. Usher Lands Role As “Son Of Shaft,” Possibly ...

Thanks to the film, “Hidden Figures,” the United States will now have a state department program for women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The program, which is appropriately called #HiddenNoMore, will invite 50 women to Washington in October who work in science, technology, engineering, and math across the world […]

#HiddenNoMore, “Hidden Figures” Film Inspires STEM Education Exchange Program

Four scholars have been announced as recipients for Beyoncé’s formation scholarship. The announcement was made through her website on Thursday, June 15th, 2017 after all finalists were selected by committees from the eligible colleges and universities.  “The Formation Scholars award encourages and supports young women who are bold, creative, conscious, confident and unafraid to […]

Beyoncé Announces Formation Scholarship Winners

NASA announced its first class of astronaut candidates since 2013 on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017. The twelve candidates from various backgrounds with different fields of study met  rigorous requirements and made it to the top of 18,300 applicants. Among them is one black woman: Jessica Watkins. Watkins, who at the age […]

Welcome Jessica Watkins, The Only African-American In The Latest NASA ...

According to The Boston Globe, Black female students at Mystic Valley charter school, located in Malden, Massachusetts, are facing detention and suspension by administrators that say their braiding hairstyles violate the school’s dress code. The girls seen above are Deanna and Mya Cook, twin 15-year-olds that have GPA’s well over 3.0, just in […]

Mass. Charter School Sends Multiple Black Students to Detention & ...

Yes you read that right, Yara Shahidi has letters of recommendation for college written by Michelle Obama. “She is very amazing and such a supporter, which is something very surreal to say,” Shahidi told W Magazine of Michelle Obama. She plans to double-major in African American studies and sociology.The actress has […]

Michelle Obama Wrote “Blackish” Star Yara Shahidi’s College Recommendations