Beyoncé Announces $500k Cécred Fund for Cosmetology School Students

The new haircare brand is giving back–right from the start! Beyoncé‘s philanthropic organization Bey Good, in collaboration with Cécred, announced the launch of the Cécred x BeyGOOD Fund. This initiative aims to empower and uplift the hair industry, recognizing the influence and importance of professional stylists. The fund, with an annual commitment of $500,000, will […]

Kai Cenat Makes History as the First Streamer to Partner with Nike

YouTuber and streamer Kai Cenat is making history! Cenat recently announced that he’s partnering with Nike, making him the first streamer to have a partnership with the iconic company. “I would like to announce that we are officially a part of the Nike family,” Cenat said during a Twitch livestream. “This has been a long […]

Shaq Makes History As First Person To Have Number Retired By Orlando Magic

Shaq Makes History As First Person To Have Number Retired By Orlando Magic / Photo credit: NBA

Shaq’s name now hangs in the rafters! On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Orlando Magic retired Shaquile O’Neal’s No. 32 — a first for the team and its first superstar. Many fans stayed for the postgame ceremony where they lifted the No. 32 jersey into the rafters, even after the Magic lost to Oklahoma City. View […]

Descendants of Black History Icons Gather in Historic White House Meeting

Some of the descendants met each other for the first time! According to NBC News, Vice President Kamala Harris recently addressed the descendants of some of the most notable civil rights leaders from the 1950s and 1960s! The group gathered at the White House. The families of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Booker T. Washington, Ida […]

These Black Country Artists Are Going Viral Amid Country Renaissance

Cover photo: Brittney Spencer singing/CBS Saturday

With Beyoncé’s release of new country songs, “Texas Hold ‘Em” and “16 Carriages,” there is currently an increased interest in Black country music stars. Contrary to what many think, the musical genre has always consisted of multiple people of color. Here is a list of singers who have been putting in the work to shape […]

Disney Set to Premiere Its First Pan African Series, ‘Iwájú’

Afro-futurism will be of full display! Disney has announced its highly-anticipated animated series, Iwájú, is set to grace our screens, offering a vibrant and futuristic narrative woven into the rich culture of Lagos, Nigeria. This Disney Animation project, set to debut on Disney+ on February 28th, is not just a series—it’s a celebration of African […]

Mara Brock-Akil Set to Reimagine Judy Blume Classic for Netflix

She’s bringing a well-loved story to a new generation! Few narratives resonate more profoundly than the timeless saga of first love—capturing the essence of passion, butterflies, and the inevitable heartbreak. Now, Lovie Simone and Michael Cooper Jr. are set to grace the screen in Mara Brock Akil’s new Netflix series, Forever, Netflix announced. This reimagining […]

Julez Smith Jr., Son of Solange Knowles, Makes Runway Debut in NYFW Show

The next generation of Knowles kids has arrived! Echoing the legacy of his talented family, 19-year-old Daniel “Julez” Smith Jr., son of Solange Knowles, recently graced the runway at the Luar fashion show on Feb. 13. As reported by Hello Beautiful, Julez’s notable debut was met with admiration and support from his famous auntie, Beyoncé, […]

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