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Meet King Robby

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Meet King Robby

"I never knew so many people did so many amazing things." - Robby

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Hampton University Is The First HBCU To Add A Varsity Women’s Triathlon Team

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Hampton University Is The First HBCU To Add A Varsity Women’s Triathlon Team

Photo via: Hampton University Last week, Hampton University stakeholders announced a new collaboration with USA Triathlon to add women’s triathlon to their roster of varsity sports. With this announcement, Hampton "becomes the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to participate in the sport on a varsity level, reports Hampton University News. Hampton received a $225,000 grant from the USA Triathlon Foundation to support the start of this new varsity sport on campus. The grant funds were reserved by the foundation specifically for an HBCU to use to hopefully encourage more diversity in triathlon participation. Funds will be distributed over...

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Meet the extraordinary 12-year-old girl who conquered Crohn's disease and won Food Network's Chopped Junior

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Meet the extraordinary 12-year-old girl who conquered Crohn's disease and won Food Network's Chopped Junior

Tavia Isaac was only 8-years-old when she was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, a chronic inflammatory condition that affects parts of the digestive system. It was then, while in the hospital recovering from her diagnosis, that Tavia started watching Food Network's Chopped and began pursuing her passion for cooking. Coming full circle, Tavia got the chance to compete on an episode of Food Network's Chopped Junior, which was taped in April but aired this past Tuesday. She went on to win the show's championship and grand prize of $10,000. Tavia plans to donate some of her winnings to people who are...

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Check Out This Beautiful Maternity Photo Shoot Featuring Three Sisters Who Are Expecting At The Same Time

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Check Out This Beautiful Maternity Photo Shoot Featuring Three Sisters Who Are Expecting At The Same Time

All photos by: Pieces of Nye In a sweet Instagram post, user @mrs.cheeko, wrote: "If you know me, you know I love my sisters to the next universe and back. I've literally shared everything with them (clothes, teachers, parents, food etc.) I'm now sharing this crazy journey to motherhood. God's timing is just miraculous. I could not have dreamt it like this." View this post on Instagram If you know me, you know I love my sisters to the next universe and back. I’ve literally shared everything with them (clothes, teachers, parents, food etc) I’m now sharing this crazy journey...

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Netflix Orders 'Family Reunion' Comedy Series With Tia Mowry, Loretta Devine, And An All-Black Writers' Room

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Netflix Orders 'Family Reunion' Comedy Series With Tia Mowry, Loretta Devine, And An All-Black Writers' Room

Photo via Netflix More Black excellence is headed to Netflix! The streaming giant just ordered a new Black family sitcom called "Family Reunion," which will feature "Sister Sister" actress Tia Mowry, the legendary Loretta Devine, and an all-Black writers' room. Created and executive produced by Meg DeLoatch, the multi-generational series is about a family who leave their big city lifestyle to travel to a family reunion in the small town of Columbus, Georgia. Calling it her "dream job," Mowry stars as Cocoa McKellan, the free-spirited wife and mother, while Devine takes on the role of M'Dear, the strict matriarch of...

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