Black girl magic: ‘First Captain’ Simone Askew leads Army cadets

The year of 2017 continues to shine with Black Girl Magic as Cadet Captain Simone Askew, 20, led the “March On” at this year’s Army-Navy Game. Askew is the first Black woman in the history of West Point to hold the designation of “first captain” and is considered an exemplary cadet among the student body. […]

Record number of Rhodes scholars are Black students in 2017

The 2017 group of U.S. Rhodes scholars will include 10 African American students out of 32 selected, the most ever in a single Rhodes class. This class will also include a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the men and […]