Education, Health, News

New Children’s Book Series Encourages Black Boys to Become Doctors

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HBCU Spelman College Receives Funding to Build Education Center for Women in STEM

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Instead of Using Birthday Money for Disney World Vacation, 6-Year-old Uses It to Feed Hurricane Evacuees

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Barber-Comedian Turned Entrepreneur Launches New Line of Black Men’s Hair Grooming Products

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Longest Running Natural Hair Show to Host it’s 25th Annual Conference in Philly

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New App to Help Save Pregnant Black Women and Their Babies Gets $200K in Funding

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Preserving African-American History

Nationwide – The National Trust for Historic Preservation recently announced more than $1.6 million in grants to 22 sites and organizations through its African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund. These monies will help maintain poet and scholar Langston Hughes‘ house in Harlem, New York, The…