Tina Turner’s Iconic Legacy Honored in New Comic Book Series

We’re still paying homage to the Queen! In celebration of what would’ve been Tina Turner’s 84th birthday on November 26th, TidalWave Comics released a new comic book honoring the Queen of Rock and Roll, Black Enterprise reports. The new comic book uniquely honors the songstress’s life and legacy, highlighting her musical achievements, personal victories, and […]

Brett Peterson Makes History as First Black Manager of U.S. NHL National Team

He’s rising through the ranks! Peterson got his start as a player agent and former vice president of hockey for Wasserman Media Group. Prior to that, he was a defender at Boston College, where he led the Eagles to the 2001 NCAA Division I national title, beginning his work off the ice in 2009 with […]

Sha’Carri Richardson & Noah Lyles Named 2023 USATF Athletes of the Year

They’re making the ancestors proud! 23-year-old Sha’Carri Richardson had an impressive year, winning 100m, 4x100m gold, and 200m bronze at worlds, NBC Sports reports. Her hard work has now paid off, with Richardson winning the USA Track and Field (USATF) Jackie Joyner-Kersee Woman Athlete of the Year award. This is a first for the young […]

Johnson C. Smith’s New Esports & Gaming Trifecta Program Is Setting an HBCU Standard

They’re charting a new path! Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) launched its Esports and Gaming Trifecta program in January 2020, making history as the first HBCU to offer the program to students. The program features an Esports and Gaming management academic arm, an Esports Lab, and a competitive Esports Club, which has already begun making […]

Howard University Alumna Named First Ever Beyoncé Reporter

This is a huge moment for the culture! Howard University graduate Caché McClay has just been named as the first-ever Beyoncé reporter for The Tennessean and USA Today Network. A Cleveland, Ohio, native, McClay has worked as a writer and digital producer at Hearst Television, NBC News, BBC News, and most recently at TMZ covering […]

Esi Eggleston Bracey Appointed New Chief Marketer of Unilever

It’s the ninth-largest marketing company in the world! Esi Eggleston Bracey got her start at Procter & Gamble Co., working closely with the chief brand officer on global cosmetics. When P&G sold that business to Coty, Bracey became the head of global cosmetics there before stepping down in 2017 and joining Unilever the following year, […]

Boston Teacher Makes History as First Black Man to Become Massachusetts Teacher of the Year

His students cheered! De’Shawn Washington is a fourth-grade teacher at Maria Hastings Elementary School in Lexington, Massachusetts, Boston 25 news reports. A dedicated and committed teacher, Washington was recently named Massachusetts Teacher of the Year, making history as the first Black man to receive the state’s highest honor for educators.  Congratulations to newly named Mass. […]

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