14-Year-Old graduates college with a degree in Physics

For many parents, a day comes when you can’t help your kids with their homework anymore because 6th grade math isn’t as easy as it used to be. Imagine facing that humbling moment when your kid isn’t even a teenager yet. That would understandably be the case for a lot of us if we had a child as intellectually gifted as Carson Huey-You.

At the young age of 14, Huey-You is already graduating from Texas Christian University with a degree in Physics with a double minor in math and Chinese, according to NBCDFW.

BLM activists work to free over 30 mothers from jail for ‘National Mama’s Bail Out Day’

Black Lives Matter activists have come together to free more than 30 mothers from jail in what will hopefully become a holiday tradition: National Mama’s Bail Out Day.

Black women represent a disproportionate 44% of women in jails across the United States. For many of them, the only reason they’re still in custody is because they couldn’t afford to pay the bond or fine necessary to get out. This is even the case for minor offenses including loitering. 

15-Year-Old snags NBA partnership for his bowtie company

Mo’s Bows is a success story that only gets more inspiring as time goes on. At only the age of 11, Moziah “Mo” Bridges and his mother appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank looking for an investor for their company that sold neck and bowties. They didn’t walk away with an investor, but they did leave with a new mentor from Daymond John.

Mo’s Bows had quadrupled in sales and established relationships with many manufacturers. Nieman Marcus became a partner not long after their appearance on the show. Somehow finding a way to outdo himself even more, Bridges has finalized a partnership with the NBA, according to Forbes.

Chicago Teenager, Thessalonika A. Embry, On Verge Of Earning Doctorate

Thessalonika A. Embry, 18, has already accomplished more than some people twice her age. At 14 she earned a bachelor’s in Psychology. At 16 she earned an MBA in Organizational Leadership. And on top of all of that, she’s working on a Black history-focused app for Apple and Google and is already a published author.

Oh, and she’s on track to earn her Ph.D. this fall in Business Psychology.  While she could surely go into any field she’d choose, Pschology spoke to her because, “it studies why we do what we do and that has spilled over in my dissertation.”

Florida HBCU grants Trayvon Martin posthumous degree in Aeronautical Science

If Trayvon Martin were alive today, he might be graduating from college around now. Instead, it’s been more than five years since he died and his family never even got to see him graduate high school. To help honor Trayvon’s dream of becoming a pilot, Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens, Fla. will grant him a posthumous Bachelors degree in Aeronautical Science, according to HBCU Digest.

6-Year-Old, Vanae James-Bey, created a coloring book to explore black Indigenous cultures

Many contemporary Black people feel a disconnect when it comes to indigenous cultures despite coming from them. This is likely a direct result of history [read: slavery]. To help reestablish this connection, a 6-year-old girl named Vanae James-Bey and her mother have created a coloring book that highlights indigenous Black cultures, according to The Atlanta Black Star.