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What To Know About Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper”

President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative to address the opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color, and to ensure that young people can reach their full potential.

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Tasha Cobbs, Gospel Singer, Believes the Black Church Can Help Depression

“I think when you say ‘mental health,’ automatically people think ‘I’m not crazy,’ because we haven’t put a definition to exactly what we’re saying,” she said. “I believe when you say ‘it’s a mental health issue,’ it’s like having diabetes or something’s wrong with my toes or whatever the case is — it’s a medical condition and it can be dealt with…”

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New York Teen Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Colleges

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, the 17-year-old valedictorian from Elmont Memorial High School in Long Island, recently learned she was accepted to all 12 colleges that she applied to…including all eight Ivy League schools. The Ivy League eight are Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Brown, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton and Yale. The lucky 17-year-old Uwamanzu-Nna was also accepted to MIT,… Continue reading New York Teen Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Colleges

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In Honor Of Billie Holiday

On this day in 1915, legendary jazz singer,Billie Holiday was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Considered to be one of the greatest jazz vocalists of all time, her career thrived for years before she eventually lost her battle with substance abuse. Holiday’s autobiography was eventually made into a film in 1972 titled, Lady Sings the Blues which starred… Continue reading In Honor Of Billie Holiday

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New Natural Hair Magazine To Show Diversity In Black Beauty

A well rounded magazine, it will also have lifestyle content, technique, styling, entertainment, thought pieces, and much more. A magazine like this one has been a long time coming, and in a time filled with Black Girl Magic, this is a much needed publication.