- Spelman College in Atlanta takes home top prize in Ford’s 2014 Historically Black Colleges & Universities Community Challenge with its plan for showing families in the [...]
By Taylor Lewis  Essence — Ava DuVernay is making history, one step at a time.  In 2012, the Selma director became the first Black woman to win an award for Best Dramatic directing[...]
  by Lilly Workneh, Michael McLaughlin, Merideth Melnick  The Huffington Post, December 13, 2014 — As tens of thousands of people rallied in the nation’s capitol and demonstra[...]
 Ben Crump: The “Black Lives Matter” Interview with Kam Williams   Through his legal prowess and advocacy in the Trayvon Martin case, the Martin Lee Anderson Boot Camp case, a[...]
by Ryan J. Reilly and Dana Liebelson, The Huffington Post  WASHINGTON — Dozens of congressional staffers walked out of their offices Thursday afternoon to show solidarity wit[...]
  by Matt Giles and Nate Jones   Vulture, 12/11/14 — Thirty years ago this fall, The Cosby Show debuted on NBC, and its star was catapulted into the comedic stratos[...]
Nation’s leading corporations lead the way in STEM diversity and business   ST. LOUIS, Dec. 10, 2014 – INROADS, Inc., a multi-cultural non-profit specializing in l[...]
Black seniors elsewhere in U.S. still less likely than whites, Hispanics & Asians to have blood pressure, diabetes & cholesterol in control  ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 11, 2014[...]
NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2014  —  Brotherhood/Sister Sol, has launched a provocative new campaign today to raise awareness of “The Talk.”   Created by Saatchi &[...]
On this day in 1850, Lucy Stanton became the first African American woman to receive a four-year degree in America.  Profile America — U.S Census Bureau  WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2014  [...]