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Byron Perkins, a defensive back at Hampton University, is entering the 2024 NFL Draft. The post Byron Perkins, First Openly Gay HBCU Football Player, Is Entering 2024 NFL Draft appeared first on NewsOne.

Kymera Mitchell garnered much-deserved recognition after being accepted into 19 colleges, nine of which offered her full-ride scholarships.  The post Chicago Black Teen Gets Accepted Into 19 Colleges, Including 9 Full-Ride Scholarships appeared first on NewsOne.

Michelle Obama's PLEZi initiative is an extension of her work to help improve child nutrition, a goal she was focused on tackling while in the White House.

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Supreme Court Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was honored with a street renaming for her in Miami, where she was raised. The post ‘Testament To What Is Possible’: Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Celebrated With Miami Street Renaming appeared first on NewsOne.

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Morehouse College is teaming up with the Ida B. Wells Society to increase the representation of reporters of color in investigative journalism. The post Morehouse College, Ida B. Wells Society Team Up To Empower The Next Generation Of Journalists appeared first on NewsOne.

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The United States Mint will honor trailblazing civil rights activist Pauli Murray by featuring her likeness on the U.S. quarter. The post Trailblazing Civil Rights Activist Pauli Murray To Be Featured On U.S. Quarter appeared first on NewsOne.

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Issa Rae has opened a fourth location for her community-driven café Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen in Los Angeles. The post Issa Rae’s Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen Opens Its Fourth Community-Driven Café In Los Angeles appeared first on NewsOne.

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Howard University received a $1 million gift to elevate and expand its mechanical engineering program. The post Howard University Receives $1M Gift To Expand Its Mechanical Engineering Program appeared first on NewsOne.

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Tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams will serve as executive producers for a documentary that highlights the unsung story behind the 1971 Women’s World Cup. The post Serena And Venus Williams To Executive Produce Documentary About Unsung Story Behind 1971 Women’s World Cup appeared first on NewsOne.

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LeBron James has teamed up with LIFEWTR for a campaign that celebrates the intersection of purpose and creativity. The post LeBron James Teams Up With LIFEWTR For ‘More To Life’ Campaign appeared first on NewsOne.