It’s never too late to go back to school. Just ask 72-year-old Darlene Mullins, who recently graduated from Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee. The grandmother of four walked at the school’s commencement Saturday. Darlene left school nearly 55 years ago in the name of love. She was a track star at the historically black

Freeform has greenly the “Black-ish’” college-set spinoff series, starring Yara Shahidi. The spinoff is titled “College-ish” and will center around Shahidi’s character Zoey Johnson, as she heads off to college and quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest. The show is set to debut with a 13-episode season in early 2018. “College-ish” is described

Lagos, Nigeria – Eighty-two Chibok schoolgirls have been released after successful negotiations between the terrorist group Boko Haram and the Nigerian government, the Nigerian President’s office said. A government official close to the negotiations told CNN the freed girls are in military custody in Banki, a town in northeast Nigeria. They will be transferred to the capital, Abuja,

Journalist April Ryan’s impressive body of work and cutting analysis has landed her a top honor in her field. The National Association of Black Journalists announced Tuesday that Ryan has been named the organization’s 2017 Journalist of the Year, an annual award given to a black journalist with a distinguished resume including in-depth work that is of importance to

Colorism has been a part of the African-American culture since the beginning of time. Dark skin is often frowned upon while lighter skin is glamorized. Thankfully we are entering a new day and age where beautiful dark and brown skin is being appreciated more. 10-year-old Kheris Rodgers experienced colorism when she was bullied at school for her dark

  The year 2017 makes 10 years since the young, brave seven-year-old Alexis Goggins put herself and her body in harms way just to save the life of her mother. While nearly every mom thinks of laying down her life for the life of their children, Seliethia Parker was no different and was her daughter

Eighteen-year-old Raven Osborne is about to get her college degree. “I graduate from college on May 5,” she told CBS News’ Jericka Duncan.  But when does she graduate from high school? May 22. Yes, it’s true; Raven gets her college degree two weeks before her high school diploma. “When people hear that … they’re going, ‘What? How