Zaila Avant-garde just had one of the best weeks ever. The Scripps National Spelling Bee champion attended the 2021 ESPYs in New York City this past weekend and was all smiles. Continue reading National Spelling Bee winner Zaila Avant-garde Makes Red Carpet Debut
You will design, pitch and demo the app to a panel of judges for the chance to win a scholarship. Continue reading The Annual BDPA Technology and Career Fair – Win Scholarship in the “Design A Mobile App Showcase’!
IOScholarships (IOS), the first of its kind free scholarship and financial education platform for minority STEM students announced it was granted its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification as a validation of its status as a minority-owned business. Continue reading IOScholarships Certified as a Minority-Owned Business
By Jeff Berman, Think Advisor
In the latest J.P. Morgan diversity and equity initiative, the firm has teamed with the United Negro College Fund to create the J.P. Morgan Wealth Management HBCU Scholarship Program. Continue reading J.P. Morgan Creates Scholarship Program for Black College Students
Destiny James, a young woman who received a $50K donation from Drake in 2018, is celebrating a full circle moment and the “God’s Plan” rapper is too. Continue reading Woman who got $50K scholarship in Drake’s ‘God’s Plan’ video earns masters degree
IOScholarships (IOS), the first of its kind scholarship and financial education platform for minority STEM students recently announced the launch of its search engine website. The technology has been designed with a streamlined user-friendly interface that offers great functionality to help high school, undergraduate and graduate students find STEM scholarships. Continue reading IOScholarships Provides Free Access to STEM Scholarships
While promoting his Amazon Prime film Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse in late April, Michael B. Jordan put a Kryptonite pin in any rumors that he might suit up as Warner Bros.’ next Superman. Continue reading Behind Warner Bros.’ Search for a Black Superman
By Apple Newsroom
For more than 100 years, teaching has run through Hillary-Rhys Richard’s family.
Growing up in Katy, Texas, Rhys, as he’s known to his friends, listened to his mother, Astrya Richard, tell stories of her ancestors — four generations of educators who saw teaching as a calling, and learning as a tool for change. Continue reading A new generation of Black male teachers starts its journey in partnership with Apple
Atlanta business and civic leader Milton H. Jones, Jr. has been elected Chair of the UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Board of Directors, becoming the first African American to hold that position.
Continue reading Milton Jones of Peachtree Providence Partners Named Chair of UNCF Board
By Will Moss, HBCU Connect
The recent highlighting of Historically Black Colleges and Universities has led many to learn that most of these schools were founded on land grants provided by the government during the Reconstruction Era. Realizing this has motivated Master P to take matters into his own hands to change the future. Continue reading Master P Changes Focus from Owning NBA Team to Owning an HBCU
Michelle Obama returns to Netflix this month. The former first lady will appear in a children’s series called “Waffles + Mochi,” which is part of a multi-year producing deal that she and her husband, Barack Obama, have with the streaming service.
By Tamar Lapin
Originally posted on the New York Post.
Amanda Gorman, a 22-year-old Harvard graduate from California, made US history on Wednesday as the youngest person ever chosen to write a poem for a presidential inauguration.