Every time someone tries to find a way to shade the Carter’s, Jay-Z and Beyonce’, the definition of Black Royalty in the new millennium brings the sun. Queen Bey, Beyoncé and her husband, Hip-Hop mogul/rapper Jay-Z had no idea that she was wearing a blood diamond nor the history of the stone when in the launch of […]

The rapper partnered with VH1 and the United Negro College Fund to keep his sister's memory alive.

For residents of Los Angeles, April 29 is a day that lives on in infamy. Twenty-seven years ago, the streets of the city I now call home descended into chaos in the aftermath of the Rodney King verdict, in which a jury acquitted four LAPD officers of charges related to his brutal assault, which was […]

The singer announced a new initiative in which four historically Black colleges will receive funds towards scholarship aid.   With all the Greek paraphernalia and HBCU imagery Beyoncé evoked at Coachella, many wondered what was up Queen Bey’s sleeve. On Monday, the singer announced a new scholarship program launched through her philanthropic initiative, BeyGood, which will allot […]

OK ladies now let’s get those applications together.   Beyoncé‘s Lemonade anniversary celebration continues! In honor of her chart-topping album, the mega-star announced the “Formation Scholars” program, which will provide scholarships to four women from  Howard University, Superman, Berklee College of Music and Parsons School of Design. The money will be distributed during the 2017-2018 academic year […]

It’s quickly becoming the No. 1 choice for 20-something and 30-something career changers who are fed up with their current gigs and want to learn a valuable skill quickly. Coding—also called programming or software engineering—is the go-to field for these types of transitions. Coders learn how to build websites, apps and the digital products and […]


Lander Braggs was a model student: making good grades, involved in school and staying out of trouble. So when it came time to pick a…

  Years of hard work and a reality show later, Cordell Broadus has officially announced that he’ll be playing football for the UCLA Bruins!   Ranked as the #14 Wide Receiver prospect in the country, the son of the legendary Snoop Dogg will join a UCLA program that made him an offer since he was […]


Despite living at DC homeless shelter, high school senior earns full scholarship at Georgetown University Rashema Melson, an Anacostia High School senior has a 4.0 GPA and…

Rachel Jeantel (pictured right), the last person to speak with slain  Trayvon Martin before his unfortunate murder, was offered a full scholarship by radio host Tom Joyner (pictured) this week to show both solidarity and support for the heavily criticized teen, according to Black America Web. RELATED: Boxing Olympian Calls Zimmerman Verdict ‘Slap In The […]

There are plenty of students that have problems to contend with at home that no one knows about. These brave soldiers still get up every…

The NCAA has just announced the penalties it will impose on the Penn State football program in the continuing fallout from the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case. The NCAA has levied the following penalties on the program: 1.  Penn State University will be fined $60 million dollars, or equivalent to a year’s worth of revenue […]