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Rep. Elijah Cummings’ death has resonated across the country. On Thursday, Oct. 17, Rep. Cummings died at age 68. Cummings represented Maryland’s 7th District in Congress since 1996. He also served as chair of the Oversight Committee that had been investigating President Donald Trump regarding several issues and was an advocate for reforming criminal justice,…

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So much has transpired—both good and unfortunate—in the 50 years that have passed since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was felled by an assassin’s bullet. And though this day commemorates the anniversary of that fateful day, it feels right to focus our attention on the life that he lived while here, instead of lamenting his…

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Michelle Obama is celebrating her birthday today. The former first lady is now 54-years-old and continues to be an inspiration for men, women, and children around the world. To honor Michelle Obama’s legacy, we take a look back at her most powerful quotes. “Success isn’t about how your life looks to others. It’s about how…

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America has experienced great progress both domestically and globally during President Barack Obama’s eight-year tenure in the White House. Under his leadership, citizens have witnessed the passing of health care reform, employment opportunities triple, the expansion of hate crime protection, the end of the Iraq War and many more societal advancements. Obama gave this country hope, but its…

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Fashion entrepreneur Sumaya has created a new collection called Fab Noir. The launch will celebrate the beauty of Black women by encouraging them to embrace the melanin in their skin. The exclusive T-shirt line will feature quotes to help uplift women of color and Black culture. Sumaya has a knack for style and fashion. She grew…

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Last week, Oprah Winfrey made her way Down Under, as she arrived in Australia with her “Evening With Oprah” motivational speaking tour, where she’s been dropping knowledge on her adorning fans. While speaking to a sold-out crowd on Saturday, Dec. 12, at Allphones Arena in Sydney, the 61-year-old delivered a few aha! moments, while taking…

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Dr.  Ben Carson has become a viable a candidate for the Republican nomination for president. There can be no denying that the man is a brilliant neurosurgeon, as depicted in the book, Gifted Hands, and a movie. Carson gained fame also for being the first doctor to separate twins joined at the head who both…

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It’s America’s Independence Day, so what better way to celebrate than with some quotes and sayings that celebrate the 4th of July, our leaders and what it takes to become a leader from some of our generation’s top leaders, as well as past presidents? Check out our top 12 best quotes to celebrate the holiday…

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Just 96 years ago, former South African president and anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela was born. In honor of Mandela’s 96th birthday, we’re highlighting 10 of his most inspiring and heartfelt quotes. On Dec. 5, 2013, Mandela passed away after a long battle with a pulmonary infection. Check out the wise words that forever make him…

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This Fourth of July, we might find ourselves surrounded by family, barbecuing, and enjoying our precious independence. But the Fourth of July is also a time to step back, reevaluate and express gratitude for the endless opportunities, privileges and freedom we may take for granted each day. In honor of Independence Day, we’re breaking down…

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