Vi Lyles has just made history as the first Black woman mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. She ran an aggressive campaign, and her victory was confirmed by local and national news outlets on November 8th. Prior to becoming mayor, she was was an at-large representative on the Charlotte City Council. She was elected in 2013,

Nationwide — Zandra A. Cunningham, teen entrepreneur of the artisan skincare line Zandra, girl’s rights advocate and philanthropist, has announced the launch of the ‘Science Behind It’ STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math)-based immersion program for high-schools, encouraging students to explore basic business skills and experience skin care product formulation through a hands-on workshop

Reports indicate that Democrat Phil Murphy is projected to win the New Jersey governor’s race making his running mate, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver, the state’s first Black lieutenant governor. She is now the second highest-ranking official in the State of New Jersey. She was elected to her new title after the election of Democratic gubernatorial

  Vanessa Morrison, longtime head of Twentieth Century Fox Film’s animation division, is moving into a new role at the studio. She has been named president of Fox Family, a newly-created division that will develop films aimed at younger moviegoers and their parents. They include both animated films and films with live action elements. Her