Popular political powerhouse Rep. “Auntie” Maxine Waters is poised to take the House’s Financial Services Committee.
Olympic gymnast Simone Biles continues to breaks records, becoming the first American to win a medal at every World Championship event.
First female African-American to direct a televised documentary, Madeline Anderson, is honored as pioneer and contributor to art at The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Black-owned media stable Essence launches Essence Girls United to expand its mission of empowering black women and girls through innovative approaches to content, culture, and community.
Capital Preparatory Schools network help provide children with access to high-quality education. A third location in the Bronx is set to open in September 2019.
For over 10 years, Karen Boykin-Towns has been dedicated to solving the systemic issues plaguing African Americans healthcare.