At just 10 years old, this Nigerian tech genius has been...

While most kids of her age are schooling, Emmanuella Mayaki, a 10-year-old Nigerian girl, has already earned a living working as a teacher at...

Researchers didn’t think humans attacked woolly mammoths – until they uncovered...

At least 14 skeletons of woolly mammoths have been discovered in Mexico in pits apparently built by human hunters to trap and kill the...

Arnold Tamayo Méndez, the first person of African descent to fly...

The first man to go to space did so in 1961 but it took another 19 years before the first person of African descent...

Vanderbilt University Honors Trailblazing Student-Athlete Perry Wallace by Renaming a Street...

Perry Wallace (photo via vanderbilt.edu) According to jbhe.com, Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee announced that part of 25th Avenue South in front of its Memorial Gymnasium...

University of Illinois Student Charged With Hate Crime After Noose Was...

A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign student is facing multiple charges after being accused of using a piece of rope to fashion a noose,...

USA Today’s 1619 Series Is Racist, Radical, and Not Responsible

Like the New York Times' series, USA Today's major feel-good series "1619: Searching for Answers" could produce more white guilt than any revelations about slavery.  Both series were a sham, a shame,...

Red alert for blue planet and Small Island States

Barely a week passes without alarming news of the most recent scientific research into the global climate crisis compounding a growing sense of urgency,...

Weather Channel owner Byron Allen wants to highlight climate change’s impact...

When Entertainment Studios chief Byron Allen purchased The Weather Channel for $300 million in 2017, he made headlines and became the first African American to own a general market cable network. But beyond the significance of his business acquisition, Allen says he hopes his high profile investment will generate another important conversation. “As an African […] The post Weather Channel owner Byron Allen wants to highlight climate change’s impact on Black communities appeared first on theGrio.

Abducted at 12 and sold into slavery in U.S., this brave...

At age 12, Belinda Sutton was kidnapped from the Asante Kingdom in Ghana and transported to America and sold as a slave to Isaac...

‘It was too tight’ – A 12-year-old black student suspended from...

A 12-year-old black student in foster care has been suspended from school and accused of physical assault for hugging a teacher during gym class. The...