African food ‘belongs on the global food stage’

KwaZulu–Natal–born chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu (43) believes South African cuisiniers need to take pride in their own food by developing it, documenting it, and sharing it with the world. Her self-published cookbook, Through the eyes of an African chef, embodies this notion by telling the intricate...

Teche Area native makes history in Alabama school district

A Teche Area native is making history in Alabama where he was chosen last week as the first black superintendent of the Jefferson County...

This Black Woman’s Business is on the Cusp of $3 Billion...

By next year, Janice Bryant Howroyd has ambitious plans to boost revenues to $3 billion at her staffing solutions firm, ActOne Group. If realized, that...

HBCUs work to help students amid virus

Ja’nayla Johnson worked hard in high school with the dream of being the first in her family to graduate from college, but she started...

At 17, homeschooled Carson Huey-You becomes youngest student to receive Master’s...

Carson Huey-You is a history-making 17-year-old genius, who just became the youngest student ever to receive a master’s degree from the Texas Christian University (TCU). Homeschooled...

19th Century Black People Crippled By Racism

“In 1866, one year after the 13 Amendment was ratified (the amendment that ended slavery), Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, Tennessee, and...

7 deadly race riots in America in the last century that...

Given the recent unrest in Ferguson and New York, TopTenz felt it fitting to publish a list of American race riots that resulted in...

New York man who was forced to confess to a 1995...

In 1995, Sundhe Moses was a 19-year-old community college student and father of an 8-month-old baby, but his life changed for the worst when...

Activist athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos to be inducted into...

Nearly 50 years after the organization expelled controversial sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos from the Summer Olympics, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee...

George Floyd Left a Gospel Legacy in Houston

Before moving to Minneapolis for a job opportunity through a Christian work program, the 46-year-old spent almost his entire life in the historically black...