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

  Centra “Ce-Ce” Mazyck is a super-mom, a woman who laid down her life for her country and a self proclaimed “adrenaline junkie.” But looking at her you wouldn’t know that she’s also a 22-time national wheelchair veterans gold medalist! But that’s not the amazing thing about Ce-Ce. She is a survivor and defied all

The news comes three months after she left her longtime home on ‘Today.’ Tamron Hall has signed with WME, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. The agency will work with Hall on strategic opportunities involving TV and digital content, as well as speaking engagements and brand partnerships, among other areas. The news comes exactly three months after Hall exited NBC’s Today. She

While most teens are consumed with navigating puberty, Ifetayo Ali-Landing is busy being a cello master. A student at the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute in Chicago, IL, Ali-Landing recently took home the coveted 1st place prize in the 2017 Annual Sphinx Competition. Along with a $10,000 cash prize, the young prodigy will also have an opportunity to feature as a