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9 Months After Being Unjustly Shot, Teen Ralph Yarl Earns All-State Band Slot

Ralph Yarl is getting his life back. The 17-year-old high school student is recovering since getting shot after showing up at the wrong address to pick up his siblings. He was allegedly shot by 85-year-old Andrew Lester in the head and arm. Lester is now facing first-degree assault and armed criminal action charges for his alleged […]

Tahra Grant Named Chief Comms Officer at Sony Pictures, First Black Woman to Hold Title at Major Hollywood Studio

She’s blazing a trail in corporate communications! Tahra Grant, Sony’s SVP of Corporate Communications for the Motion Picture Group, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). This significant elevation places Grant in a top corporate communications role, succeeding Robert Lawson and reporting directly to SPE Chairman […]

Twin Sisters Named Valedictorian & Salutatorian Of Tallahassee High School

Excellence runs in the family for twin sisters Llayna and Saniah Maul. Tallahassee news outlet, WTXL-27, reports the driven duo has been named valedictorian and salutatorian of the Amos B. Godby High School Class of 2024 in Tallahassee, FL. “It’s just been both of us trying really hard at school,” valedictorian Llayna shared. The sisters’ […]

17-year-old Set to Graduate from University of Alabama with Master’s, Her 3rd Degree in 2 Years

She’s earned herself a strong head-start! LeAnna Roberts, a remarkable 17-year-old from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has achieved an extraordinary milestone. WBRC reports that she recently graduated from the University of Alabama with her Master’s degree in Business Administration, making her one of the youngest graduates in the university’s history. Roberts’ journey to this achievement highlights her […]

Sinbad Makes Triumphant Return to Comedy Stage for ‘Netflix is a Joke’ Fest

Ladies and gentlemen, the one and only SINBAD! Legendary comedian Sinbad made his long-awaited return to the stage for the “Netflix is a Joke” fest. Billed as the “biggest comedy festival in North America,” the Netflix fest is a partnership between the streaming giant and Live Nation that ran from May 2nd to 12th. Featuring […]

Stevie Wonder Receives Citizenship in Ghana on His 74th Birthday

The “Happy Birthday” singer had a happy birthday, indeed. Legendary singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder is officially Ghanaian. On his 74th birthday, the US musical icon was granted citizenship of Ghana by the nation’s president, marking a heartfelt milestone in Wonder’s long-standing connection to the West African country. “This is it, congratulations!” President Nana Akufo-Addo told a […]

Doctoral Student Delivers Baby in Car Just Hours Before Defending Her Thesis

Tamiah Brevard-Rodriguez achieved two of life’s most challenging milestones in a single day. As NJ.com reports, on March 24th, Brevard-Rodriguez, who serves as the director of the Aresty Research Center at Rutgers University, was finalizing her preparations for her doctoral dissertation defense. Despite being eight months pregnant, she meticulously honed her presentation on “The Beauty […]

California’s First-Ever HBCU is Set to Open This Year

The upcoming school year promises to be particularly exciting for California students! In a historic collaboration, Huston-Tillotson University (HTU) has partnered with the National College Resources Foundation (NCRF), the San Diego County Office of Education, and the University of La Verne to open satellite campuses in San Diego and Los Angeles County. According to NewsOne, […]

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