Anok Yai was just 19 when she attended Howard University’s famous homecoming celebrations in October 2017 to visit a friend. A photo...
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#BlackGirlMagic: Ava DuVernay Signs $100M Multi-Year Multi-Genre Warner Bros TV Overall Deal Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
The Emmy-Winning director has signed the mega deal with Peter Roth-run studio.
The Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated director has signed a multi-year and multi-genre overall deal with the Peter Roth-run studio. It’s...
THIS FORMER TEACHER IS USING VIRTUAL REALITY TO EDUCATE MINORITY STUDENTS ABOUT THEIR HISTORY Empowerment, Featured, On the RYSE, Power Players
Venturing into the tech space to offer context outside the classroom, Kai Frazier aims to make sure every child is represented in the classroom
Kai Frazier is a former teacher turned tech entrepreneur who is on a mission to change the way history...
Who Does Erykah Badu Make Music For? Women Like Me And You Arts & Entertainment, Featured, IJS
Honored at the 2018 Soul Train Awards, Badu is a Living Legend, receiving the Legend Award.
The 2018 Soul Train Awards aired Sunday night and no time was wasted. The relationship between Tichina Arnold and...
Tis The Season To Be Thankful: Michelle Obama Sells 750,000 copies of ‘Becoming’ on First Day Book Club, Empowerment, Featured
Obama's highly anticipated memoir has moved almost one million copies in just one day, proving black girl magic is effective in every industry
As the holiday season takes full effect, I’m just as surprised as you that Thanksgiving is this week. Where...
‘I Like Me’: Our Forever First Lady Talks to Oprah for Elle Magazine Arts & Entertainment, Empowerment, Featured
Interviewed by none other than Oprah Winfrey, former First Lady Michelle Obama graces the December cover of Elle Magazine wearing Dior
Despite all the abuse she endured while in the White House, Michelle Obama is indisputably one of the most...
19 Black Women Ran For Judicial Seats In Houston, Texas; 19 Black Women Are Now Judges In Houston, Texas. Empowerment, Featured, Political Power, Power Players
Beto O'Rourke may have lost the Senate race to Ted Cruz in Texas, but Harris County showed up and elected the #Houston19
We can talk all day about how magical black women are, but the proof showed up at the polls...
Olympic Winner Simone Biles Crushes The Entire World Championships Leaving With A Win In Every Event Empowerment, Featured, Sports & Recreation
Simone Biles becomes the first African-American to win a medal in each event at the World Championships
At just 21-years old, Simone Biles, the record-breaking Olympian continued to do what she does best; win. Biles continued...
Let’s Go Crazy: Ava DuVernay “Honored” To Be Making Prince Docu At Netflix Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
The Oscar-nominated filmmaker was hand chosen by Prince's estate to direct the film.
Ava DuVernay directed the film that opened the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., back in 2016, and...
ETHIOPIA JUST ELECTED THE FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT IN ITS MODERN HISTORY Featured, Political Power, Power Players
Sahle-Work Zewde is elected head of state, making Zewde the country's first woman president in modern history for Ethiopia.
The Ethiopian parliament just made a historic decision to elect Sahle-Work Zewde as its head of state, making Zewde the country’s...
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