Virginia School Teacher Brings Clippers to School to Ensure His Fifth-Graders Were Sharp on Graduation Day — Atlanta Black Star

A teacher in Richmond, Virginia, is being praised for his efforts to ensure his students were looking sharp for their big day — fifth-grade graduation. Robert Dunham said he awoke the morning of his students’ annual Moving On ceremony, when they bid adieu to elementary school and set their sights on junior high, with the hunch … Continue reading Virginia School Teacher Brings Clippers to School to Ensure His Fifth-Graders Were Sharp on Graduation Day — Atlanta Black Star

Her Name Was Marijuana Pepsi, Now You Can Call Her Dr. Marijuana Pepsi — BlackDoctor

I’m sure being African American or growing up Black, many of us have heard of some unusually unique names given to our brown-skinned brothers and sisters. For example, I grew up knowing someone named Cappuccino (yes, like the beverage).How about another person named Crobar. No, seriously, his name was Crobar.I’ve even heard ones like Ashinkashe’, … Continue reading Her Name Was Marijuana Pepsi, Now You Can Call Her Dr. Marijuana Pepsi — BlackDoctor

80-Year-Old Houston Grandmother Achieves Lifelong Dream of Earning College Degree: ‘If Grandma Can Do It, You Can Do It’ — Atlanta Black Star

A Houston grandmother is now hotter by one degree after achieving her lifelong dream of graduating college. Beatrice Lillie, 80, earned her associate’s degree in business management from Houston Community College’s Business Center of Excellence, KHOU 11 reported. The seasoned scholar walked the stage at NRG Stadium last week as friends, family and classmates cheered her on … Continue reading 80-Year-Old Houston Grandmother Achieves Lifelong Dream of Earning College Degree: ‘If Grandma Can Do It, You Can Do It’ — Atlanta Black Star

The Creator of the Internet Was A Black Man Named Philip Emeagwali – Google Confirms — Nappy News

Meet the father of the internet.. Of course you never heard of him because he is from Africa and the main stream media wouldn’t want to brand the “creator of the internet” title to a African American man. Nubian people, you are the masters of the universe and we are magic! https://nappynewz.com/2019/06/07/the-creator-of-the-internet-was-a-black-man-named-philip-emeagwali-google-confirms/

Louisiana teen accepted into 139 colleges, awarded $8.7 million in scholarships — Nappy News

© Chantelle Gary Normandie Cormier, 18, graduated from Early College Academy and South Louisiana Community College. She has been accepted to more than 100 colleges and awarded millions in scholarships. She’s decided to attend Xavier University in New Orleans this fall in her path to become a doctor.LAFAYETTE, La. – Most parents and guidance counselors advise … Continue reading Louisiana teen accepted into 139 colleges, awarded $8.7 million in scholarships — Nappy News

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 — The Root

Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday her family announced. She was 96 years old. https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/leah-chase-iconic-executive-chef-and-civil-rights-acti-1835186132

Debt Free Morehouse Grads Plan On Impacting Their Communities To Pay It Forward [Exclusive Video] — Black America Web

It’s been about a week since billionaire  Robert F. Smith pledged to pay off the student loan debt for the entire 2019 Morehouse College graduating class. Studio One in Atlanta had the unique opportunity to speak with some of the young men blessed by Saint Robert, as they had the time to reflect on the blessing in front of the … Continue reading Debt Free Morehouse Grads Plan On Impacting Their Communities To Pay It Forward [Exclusive Video] — Black America Web