Black Teen From Louisiana Graduates With 3.9 GPA Despite Being Homeless

Meet Elijah Hogan, a 19-year-old African American student from New Orleans, Louisiana, who graduated as valedictorian…

Former Flight Attendant Becomes First Black Female Pilot For a Commercial Airline in Ivory Coast

Aya Gertrude Konan became the Ivory Coast’s first Black female commercial airline pilot. She was once…

Sencion and Ervin Become First Black Women Win National Debate Championship

Nevaeh Rita Sencion and Saidah Ervin from Baltimore City College High School won the National Catholic…

Grandma of Six Earns Degree 32 Years After High School Graduation

With her newest triumph, Ebony Chappel is seeing her goals come true. Despite a fire and…

102-Year-Old Black Woman From Virginia Makes History, Finally Earns College Degree

Sarah Simpkins, 102, has fulfilled her aim of acquiring a college degree after just graduating from…

Triplets From Colorado Graduate From High School at the Top of Their Class

Mariah, Mercy, and Samuel Addai-Opoku, triplets from Aurora, Colorado, graduated from high school at the top…

Georgia Grandmother Makes History, Becomes Registered Nurse at 69

Loretta Mack, a 69-year-old African American grandmother from Albany, Georgia, has fulfilled her lifetime aim of…

Black Woman, 83, Becomes Oldest Person to Earn a Doctorate at Howard University

Marie Fowler, 83, has made history at Howard University, an HBCU in Washington, DC, by being…

Meet Llayna and Saniah Maul, The Twin Sisters Graduating as Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Llayna and Saniah Maul, identical twins, are graduating from Godby High School as valedictorian (top-ranked student)…

Nigeria’s Dosunmu-Ogunbi is First Black Woman to Bag PhD in Robotics at Michigan University

Oluwami Dosunmu-Ogunbi, a Nigerian lady, is the first black woman to earn a PhD in robotics…

LeAnna Roberts Achieves Third Degree, Earns Master’s at 17 in Record Time

At the age of 16, LeAnna Roberts made news when she graduated from the University of…

How Ashley Fox Left Wall Street To Empower Overlooked Communities Through Her Startup

Meet Ashley M. Fox, the founder of Empify and the first member of her family to…

He Founded A Tech Firm From Home, Securing $20m Funding: Meet Jordan Taylor

Meet Jordan Taylor, the founder of Vizcom, a software startup that enhances industrial designers’ productivity. Vizcom’s…

Despite 100-Year Sentence, He Earned a College Degree and is Now Enrolled in Top Law School

Benard McKinley, a 19-year-old, was sentenced to 100 years in prison at the Stateville Correctional Center…

3 Ex-Prisoners Launch First Black-Owned Meal Prep Business Post Loan Rejections

After serving time for drug-related offenses and being freed from jail in 2013, David Lewis, the…

From Failed Ventures to Real Housewives of Nairobi Producer: Inspiring Story of Eugene Mbugua

Eugene Mbugua is a Kenyan entrepreneur responsible for the success of The Real Housewives of Nairobi.…

Blind Triplet with Suicidal Thoughts Finds Hope Through Adoption by Blind Man

Nick, Leo, and Steven were born with retinopathy of prematurity, which causes blindness in preterm babies.…

From Earning $500 to Building a Water Company that Brings in over $700M in Revenue: Read Nayana Williams’ Story

Meet Nayana Williams, a Jamaican entrepreneur, CEO, and philanthropist who started Lifespan Company Limited, a top…

Gabrielle Harding, Only Black Female Pilot from HBCU Program, Now Flying with Commercial Airline

Gabrielle Harding has a strong desire to work in aviation since she was a child. In…

A Mother’s Text Saves Her 10-Year-Old Girl’s Life With Crucial Heart Surgery

Many newborns’ parents were overjoyed when they were born. However, Kaydan Fisher did not have the…

CaT Bobino, The Black Mom Leading Oakland’s Fastest-Growing Black-Owned STEM Venture

Meet CaTameron (CaT) Bobino, Founder and CEO of The Know Consulting, the fastest-growing Black-owned STEM company…