Moving Forward

Taylor Dumpson, 1st Black Female Student Body President at American University, Awarded over $700K in Suit Against Neo-Nazi Website Founder

The United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that white supremacists who used social media to threaten and harass Taylor Dumpson, the first African American female student body president of American University in Washington D.C., were liable ...
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Galveston Officers On Horseback Seen Leading Handcuffed Man with Rope reports Galveston police are responding to an uproar over a photo posted to Facebook showing a man being led by officers on horses, using a rope.

Highlight: From Foster Care To Attorney, Military Vet Cedrick Forrest Empowers Minority Youth To Practice Law

"If I want a lawyer, I want one with real world experiences."- Attorney Cedrick D. Forrest
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Largest Class of African-American Women Set to Graduate From West Point

The United States Military Academy at West Point will see a historic number of African-American women graduate this year.

Shea Moisture Founder Richelieu Dennis to Transform Madam C.J. Walker’s Estate into Training Center for Black Women Entrepreneurs

In this 100th year anniversary of its completion, the historic Villa Lewaro estate of the nation’s first self-made female millionaire and beauty pioneer, Madam C.J. Walker, has been purchased.
Learn More » (BDO) Announces 2018 Top Hospitals For Diversity (BDO), the leading health and wellness online destination for African Americans, announces its 2018 Top Hospitals For Diversity. These hospitals represent all regions of the United States. Each hospital on this distinguished list delivers quality care at the highest ...
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New 18-Inch African Americans Dolls Build Confidence, Self-Awareness and… Entrepreneurs! is a new Black-owned company creating dolls to empower little girls all over the world. The company prides itself on designing unique dolls that will make a difference in children’s lives. Their mission is giving a gift that will ...
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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Aids Dallas HBCU During International Convention

With less than four years to go until its centennial celebration, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority is focused on accelerating and expanding its community service impact across the country. During its 57th biennial convention in Dallas, which was held from July ...
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“Note to Self,” collected and introduced by Gayle King

Pay attention. Eyes forward, ears open. You’ve heard those things before in your life, and now you say them to yourself, your kids, and your employees. But do they hear what you say now… or, as in the new book ...
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Donates $20,000 to HBCUs

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is historically known for its support of higher education through the awarding of scholarships and charitable donations to educational entities. Prairie View A&M University and Texas Southern University were recent beneficiaries of that generosity when ...
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Welcomes Nearly 20,000 Members to Houston July 6-12 for Biennial Conference

Nearly 20,000 members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® (AKA) – from all over the world – will converge on Houston from July 6-12 for its biennial conference. Led by International President Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, L.H.D., attendees will engage in ...
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More black women are running startups, but their funding still lags

The number of black women who have founded tech startups has more than doubled since 2016, a new report found. Now for the bad news: They continue to have trouble raising money from investors.
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ESPN's Jemele Hill named #NABJ18 Journalist of the Year

Jemele Hill has been selected as the 2018 Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). The annual award recognizes a black journalist who has amassed a distinguished body of work with extraordinary depth, scope and ...
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Captain Tara Wright and First Officer Mallory Cave Make Alaska Airlines History as its 1st African American Female Flight Crew

Alaska Airlines marked a milestone on Mother’s Day, as one of its West Coast flights became the first to be flown by two black women.
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Pioneering Astronaut Mae Jemison Offers Insight and Forward Thinking to New National Geographic Channel Series “One Strange Rock”

Recently, Good Black News was invited to cover the launch of “One Strange Rock,” a ten-part space/science series on the National Geographic Channel that premieres Monday, 3/26, and is hosted and narrated by Will Smith. It is director Darren Aronofsky‘s ...
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