African-American Student Attending Spelman College Wins $25K Scholarship to Study For a Semester at the University of Oxford in England

Kyana Washington of Manvel, TX, an English major from Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, has been selected as the English in Action 2018-2019 Luard Morse Scholarship recipient, a program of The English-Speaking Union. Christopher Broadwell, Executive Director of the English-Speaking Union, announced the winner, noting that Ms. Washington will receive $25,000 toward a semester of study […]

Watch Outkast’s Big Boi Gift Service Puppy To 5-Year-Old Paralyzed By Gunshot

Five-year-old Abryia Ellison was paralyzed from the waist down after being shot by an unknown shooter in April as she played in her bouncy castle. Big Boi heard the Georgia native’s tragic story and decided to reach out. The Outkast luminary, who owns Pitfall Kennels, gifted Ellison with a bulldog puppy that will be trained to be […]

Patti LaBelle, @HillHarper And @YolandaAdams To Speak At The 22nd Annual @BlackEnterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

Where Innovation and Capital Meet. Join BLACK ENTERPRISE at the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit hosted by Nationwide on Wednesday, May 17 through Saturday, May 20, at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Houston, Texas, with a powerhouse lineup of some of the nation's most accomplished and celebrated entrepreneurs and motivational speakers. Patti LaBelle; singer, author, actress, and entrepreneur will join Yolanda Adams; gospel singer, record producer, and radio personality, as […]

Check Out @Ericsson’s Summer #Internships

Ericsson Internships offers college students experiential learning at a global company making products that impact peoples lives. Summer internships are available to students pursuing a bachelors, masters or doctorate degree. Internships are available in North America for the fall, spring and summer semesters. Students must be able to work 20 – 40 hours per week. […]

@BLACKENTERPRISE Issues Call For List Of Exceptional Black Men Of Distinction

  BLACK ENTERPRISE is seeking nominations for a brand new cohort of BE Modern Men of Distinction for 2017, recognizing and honoring the accomplishments of today's man of color across the globe through the media and event company's BE Modern Man interactive campaign. Now in its third year, BE Modern Man provides weekly profiles and features of today's leaders, executives, creatives, politicians, entrepreneurs, professionals […]

Learn More About “THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS”, Starring @Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne

HBO announces the official launch of "The HeLa Project," a culturally-grounded, multi-media exhibition inspired by the highly anticipated HBO film, THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne. Directed by George C. Wolfe, the film is based on Rebecca Skloot's critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller of the same name. The film tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells […]

#STEM Majors #Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Majors Scholarships for Undergraduate Students Deadline: April 22, 2017 Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship (Women and Minority students) graduate students eligible see STEM Diversity Scholarship STEM Major Application For the 2017-2018 Academic Year, applicants will be considered for all AFCEA STEM Major scholarship opportunities for which they are […]

Mae and Mary Legacy Foundation #Scholarship

Mae and Mary Legacy Foundation Scholarship is open to graduating high school students who are of African American descent. The scholarship is based on academic excellence and financial need. Applicants must be African American students from anywhere in the U.S. They may choose to attend a two- or four-year university or technical school. Applicants must […]

Principal Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland to Discuss New Book & Activism (@mistyonpointe)

Misty Copeland, the first African-American Female Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, will discuss her first health and fitness book, Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You, as well as her roles as ballerina and activist in a discussion at the National Press Club on Monday, Apr. 17, at 8 […]