Why this forgotten woman could be America’s first black millionaire instead of C.J. Walker — Face2Face Africa

When African-American trailblazers are being celebrated, names like Frederick Douglass, Jackie Robinson, and Martin Luther King Jr. always come up and are revered and regarded as sources of pride in African-American households. Their stories and achievements are taught to children in the U.S. and across the world. With regards to Blacks in business, the most … Continue reading Why this forgotten woman could be America’s first black millionaire instead of C.J. Walker — Face2Face Africa

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, author of ‘Beloved,’ ‘Song of Solomon,’ dead at 88 — FOX59

NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. https://fox59.com/2019/08/06/nobel-laureate-toni-morrison-author-of-beloved-song-of-solomon-dead-at-88/ RIH, Beloved.

Meet Dr. Allamby, the Cleveland Auto Mechanic Who Shifted Gears to Become a Medical Physician at Age 47 — Atlanta Black Star

Carl Allamby always had dreams of becoming a doctor, but spent much of his childhood with his head ducked under car hoods in his hometown of East Cleveland, Ohio. After a complete career overhaul, Allamby has since turned his focus from diagnosing shaking, rattling and rolling Chevys to diagnosing patients as an emergency medicine resident…Meet Dr. … Continue reading Meet Dr. Allamby, the Cleveland Auto Mechanic Who Shifted Gears to Become a Medical Physician at Age 47 — Atlanta Black Star

5-Year-Old Chicago Boy Cheered for His Heroics After Saving Family of 13 From Burning Home — Atlanta Black Star

A Chicago family says if it weren’t for the bravery of a 5-year-old boy, they might have all perished in a devastating house fire. Jayden Espinosa… 464 more words5-Year-Old Chicago Boy Cheered for His Heroics After Saving Family of 13 From Burning Home — Atlanta Black Star

Philadelphia man climbs 15 stories to save his mother from burning building [Video]— theGrio

A devoted son is being hailed as a hero after scaling a West Philadelphia apartment building that was on fire in order to save his mother who was trapped on the 15th floor. According to a local ABC affiliate, the 35-year-old – who prefers to only be referred to as Jermaine – says he works as … Continue reading Philadelphia man climbs 15 stories to save his mother from burning building [Video]— theGrio

Lupita Nyong’o reacts to shout-out in Beyoncé’s ‘Brown Skin Girl,’ internet turns song into joyful challenge — theGrio

The internet has been abuzz all weekend about Brown Skin Girl, a new track Beyonce dropped as part of the companion album to The Lion King. But one Hollywood A-lister in particular, seemed extra excited about the song, and even took to her social media to share her glee with her followers. https://thegrio.com/2019/07/22/lupita-nyongo-shout-out-in-beyonce-brown-skin-girl/ I usually don't post about stuff … Continue reading Lupita Nyong’o reacts to shout-out in Beyoncé’s ‘Brown Skin Girl,’ internet turns song into joyful challenge — theGrio

Arizona woman represents herself in court, wins $1MIL in racial and gender discrimination suit — Nappy Newz

A former Arizona Senate staffer has been awarded $1M in damages from the state of Arizona after a federal jury agreed that she was the victim of racial and sex discrimination — and then fired for speaking up about it — the Arizona Republic reported.  Talonya Adams, a Black woman, was axed from her position as … Continue reading Arizona woman represents herself in court, wins $1MIL in racial and gender discrimination suit — Nappy Newz