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Black Intellectuals

Black and brilliant: Dorothy Jean Tillman secures a master’s degree at 14

By Munson Steed / May 13, 2020

Kevin Powell, Isaac Hayes III discuss race in America, politics in the Trump era

By A.R. Shaw / November 18, 2018

3 doctors join forces to change the stereotype of today’s Black man

By Christal Jordan / October 26, 2018
Dr. Joe Johnson

Dr. Joe Johnson is an expert on pursuing one’s purpose

By Martel Sharpe / September 4, 2018

CIO Ed Ryland shares the key quality to look for in other people

By Nakita Nicci / June 3, 2018

Jeffrey L. Boney shares how he prepares for an important event

By Nakita Nicci / June 3, 2018

‘Hidden Figure’ Gladys West played a vital role in the development of GPS

By Cassidy Sparks / February 24, 2018

Frederick Douglass turns 200, his powerful quotes still inspire Black America

By A.R. Shaw / February 14, 2018

Black inventor Alfred L. Cralle gave the world this

By Cassidy Sparks / February 13, 2018

4 times Alice Walker checked ‘the White man’ and you missed it

By Cassidy Sparks / February 12, 2018

Thurgood Marshall, the 1st Black Supreme Court Justice

By Cassidy Sparks / February 9, 2018

28 days of Black history: The legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois

By Cassidy Sparks / February 7, 2018

25 Black Atlanta students chosen for Harvard’s prestigious summer program

By Yvette Caslin / January 15, 2018

Public speaker and author Juan C. Moore shares tips on remaining inspired

By Lorenzo Gordon / November 11, 2017
Terrence Dillion at the Peter G. Peterson Fiscal Summit (Photo by UptoUs.org)

Terrence Dillon makes an impact at Jackson State University with Up to Us

By Derrel Johnson / October 10, 2017

Scientist Keven Stonewall is on a mission to find a cure for colon cancer

By Tyra Laster / September 19, 2017

Conservative talk radio host says the Black community is at a crossroad: part 1

By Mo Barnes / July 26, 2017

Shaquille Brewster is the multitalented journalist every news outlet loves

By Yolanda Young / September 5, 2016

How important is voting to you?

By H. Atkerson / August 2, 2016

Michael Eric Dyson talks President Obama’s legacy and Black progress

By A.R. Shaw / April 7, 2016