Following a series of proposed budget cuts, many fear that President Trump could be taking money away from Meals on Wheels, which helps bring food to senior citizens across the country, many of whom would not have quality food otherwise. To help keep this from happening, Colin Kaepernick donated $50,000 to the program, according to The New York Daily News.
Imagine the level of skill and confidence it takes to lead an orchestra comprised of 75 musicians who have devoted their entire lives to music. Sounds intimidating, right? Now imagine what it’s like to do that at the young age of 11.
The journey to diversify the STEM industry has been long and hasn’t bore much fruit. Just a few weeks ago, Mark Zuckerberg spoke to students at an HBCU about how the responsibility to do so falls solely on the industry’s leaders themselves.
Google has stepped up with a major investment into the future of engineering by opening a new campus that will cater to Black college students, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Match Day, which is when medical students find out where they’ll be conducting their residency, is always a special occasion. For Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, it was even more so as she became the first Black woman neurosurgeon at John Hopkins.
If you needed some extra motivation to finish that manuscript that’s gone untouched for far too long, here you go.
An 8-year-old is now a best-selling author for writing a book about dealing with annoying little brothers.
Jessica Moncada-Konte’s family has been in the Bay Area for generations, including her father’s work with local hip-hop acts and her stepmother’s Owl N Wood clothing store. After doing some soul-searching, Moncada-Konte is ready to put her own mark on the Oakland business scene by opening her very own bottle shop.
By: L. G. Parker
By now you’ve heard of Atlanta-based artist Makeda Lewis. The 25-year-old multidisciplinary artist’s Avie’s Dreams, an Afro-Feminist coloring book and surrealist poem, has been celebrated by Saint Heron, Nylon, Blavity and more. In its rich pages, uncolored images are accompanied by introspective words that speak to the artists journey as a person as well as Avie’s self-evolution, the book’s central character.
For the common citizen, the word “nuclear” carries a lot of weight, most of it negative. However, when placed in the right hands, many believe that nuclear power can play a major role in establishing a bright, more eco-friendly future. A 16-year-old from New Jersey may be one of those trusted few to make it happen.
Steven Udotong has dreams you wouldn’t expect from your average teenager. While some of us spent out twilight years focused on tryouts and prom dates, Udotong is looking to build his own nuclear fusor.
It seems as if Stephanie Johnson doesn’t know how to not make history. 20 years ago, she became the first Black female pilot for Northwest Airlines. In 2016, she became the first Black female captain for Delta Airlines.
Savannah State University has become the first historically Black college or university to win the National Cheerleading Award.