Dr. Myron Rolle says ‘The 2% Way’ will lead you to a better version of yourself

Dr. Myron Rolle played in the NFL as a safety for the Tennessee Titans  before becoming a neurosurgeon. Dr. Rolle played college football at Florida State University College of Medicine and is currently completing his residency at Harvard Medical School. To top it off, Dr. Rolle is also helping to improve the lives of others […]

Investment pro Bernel Hall executes $5B in real estate in Newark, New Jersey

Bernel Hall is the President & Chief Executive Officer at Invest Newark since Feb. 2019. Over the past 20 years, he has executed over $5 billion in real estate investment, lending, and disposition transactions for multifamily, retail, office, and hotel properties in 36 states throughout the U.S. A former investment banker at Goldman Sachs, public […]

AARP’s Jean Accius strives to improve lives of older adults and their progeny

Jean Accius, Ph.D., is the senior vice president of global thought leadership and international affairs for AARP. He is a nationally recognized expert on aging, longevity, health and long-term care policy, having held senior-level positions across private, public, and nonprofit sectors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality administration and a master’s degree in aging […]

Meet ElectrKPrincess, producer of the 1st all-Black ballet at Harvard

La’ Toya Princess Jackson, aka ElectrKPrincess, is a writer and producer of ballets, songs, and plays. She is a ballerina in training at Ballethnic Dance Company. As the founder of LaPrincess Entertainment Group, LLC she aspired to create original works that provide a positive representation of African Americans in arts and entertainment. Jackson obtained her […]

Ciara is pursuing higher education

Ciara is taking her education to the next level after being accepted into an Ivy League school. The “Goodies” hitmaker — who has a 5-year-old son Future Zahir with her former partner Future and a 2-year-old daughter Sienna with husband Russell Wilson — has revealed she is set to attend Harvard Business school. Speaking about her […]

Malia Obama makes video debut in ‘Walking on Air’

The oldest daughter of former president President Barack Obama and wife Michelle is doing the most and living her best life while attending iconic Harvard University. Malia Obama, 20,  a college sophomore, made her onscreen debut in a music video that debuted nationwide Friday, Sept. 28. The unabashed young Obama confidently and with care-free aplomb […]

‘Sidewalk Susie’: Harvard humanitarian harasses a mom and child for playing

Another instance of harassment based on race and the assumption of economics has been exposed for all of Black Twitter to judge. In this case, a Harvard educator and humanitarian, now dubbed “Sidewalk Susie,” is on display because of a confrontation with a mother and her biracial daughter. Alyson Laliberte posted on Facebook about her encounter […]

YWCA St. Paul CEO Gaye Adams Massey wants to end poverty, wishes she could sing

“YWCA St. Paul is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all,” says its chief executive officer Gaye Adams Massey, who’s been at the helm since July 2015. Massey says she was “drawn to this opportunity because of the YWCA’s long-standing commitment to eliminating racism and empowering women […]

16-year-old Ayrton Little gets into Harvard; brother gets into Stanford

Contrary to the literal definition of their surnames, the Little brothers have accomplished a gigantic and momentous scholastic feat. Ayrton Little went completely crazy with joy when he found out that he was accepted into Harvard University as a 16-year-old student. Not to be outdone, Little’s younger brother, Alex Little, found out on Friday that […]

Dermatologist Dr. Chynna Steele gets skin deep

Dr. Chynna Steele is a nationally renowned board certified dermatologist and doctor to the stars and alumna of Harvard University (undergraduate), the University of Chicago (medical school) and Washington University (dermatology). At her thriving practice, Steele Dermatology in Alpharetta, Georgia, she specializes in skin conditions, skin cancer, and cutting-edge cosmetic procedures to enhance the skin, […]

Harvard’s incoming class is majority minority for 1st time

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For the first time in this prestigious institution’s history, the incoming class of students at Harvard University is majority minority. That has never happened in its 380 years of existence. The class of 2021 is 50.8 percent minority, and is comprised of Blacks, Hispanics or Latinos, Asian-Americans, Native Americans or Pacific Islanders, the Boston Globe […]

Harvard will hold separate commencement for Black graduate students

In a sign of changing times, Harvard University has announced that the school is holding a separate commencement ceremony for Black graduate students. This is not the first time that Harvard has had a separate graduation ceremony for Black graduate students; however, this time it will include graduate students from across the different colleges of […]

Jidenna rejected Harvard

[jwplatform KL1plV2R] “Classic Man” singer Jidenna was a host on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 edition of “The Real” and shared with the hosts why he rejected Harvard.

Sam Sanders may be the hardest working man in journalism

Sam Sanders Co-host, NPR Politics Podcast General Assignment Reporter News Desk Weekend Duty Reporter NPR Harvard University, M.P.P. University of the Incarnate Word, B.A. Sam Sanders has to be one of the hardest working reporters on the campaign trail. Seriously, he has three jobs. His NPR bio reads in part, “As a key member of […]

Why President Obama refuses to speak at daughter Malia’s high school graduation

When your dad is the president of the country and your high school graduation is coming up, it almost seems like a no-brainer to have him serve as commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony. Unfortunately for Malia Obama and her classmates, President Obama says he won’t do it. While visiting the Jolly Pumpkin Brewery in […]

How a group of prisoners beat Harvard students in a debate

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Sometimes the biggest difference between a prison inmate and an Ivy League student is opportunity. A group of prison inmates got the opportunity to face off against Harvard students in a debate and the outcome was eye-opening. According to the Wall Street Journal, the prisoners were from eastern New York correctional facilities and included men […]

Young Brooklyn scholars set their sights on Harvard

Who knew that the influence one special principal, Nadia Lopez of Mott Hall Bridges Academy, had on an eighth grade student named Vidal Chastanet, would change her life and the destiny for students in Brownsville, New York forever? Vidal was stopped by a photographer on his way home from school who asked if he could […]

Amazing ShutItDown protest photos from Berkeley, Harvard, and New York City

ShutItDown protests have been rising up in many major cities, but this past week, legions of people have joined in the cause. We have seen students from Berkeley and Harvard take over their campuses while protesters flock to New York City’s hot spots to show that they aren’t afraid to shut the streets down to […]