NBA Star Devean George Building Affordable Housing

“George, whose career started with the Lakers but ended in 2010 with the Golden State Warriors, has teamed up with a former classmate, architect Jamil Ford, to build an affordable-housing building in his hometown.” #PositivelyBiased #GiveBack #CommunityBuilders #PositiveBlackNews NBA Star Devean George Building Affordable Housing – The Root Former Los Angeles Laker Devean George is […]

9 Black-Owned Lingerie Brands You Should Know

“…wanting more diversity in the lingerie industry is not just about it being a nice thing to do.” Why? Because the invisibility of underrepresented individuals affects everything else “ from brand offerings to product names to advertising campaigns.” #PositivelyBiased #BlackFriday #SupportBlackOwnedBusiness #Lingerie 9 Black-Owned Lingerie Brands You Should Know – COLOURES | Celebrating Beauty of […]

Soapbox Theory™

“Always a “Creative-type” Kayin started Soapbox Theory in 2001 as a way to keep the creative juices flowing while going to school for Mechanical Engineering. Kritter ‘n’ Krew was the first line, soon followed by the Signature line. All products are printed and finished by hand. ” #PositivelyBiased #BlackFriday #SoapBoxTheory #SupportBlackOwnedBusinesses Soapbox Theory™ | Culturally […]

John Tyler senior named Gates Millennium Scholar

“…Ms. Daniels will be majoring in a math field, the scholarship will fully fund her education through the receipt of a Ph.D.” #PositivelyBiased #GatesMilleniumScholar #HigherEducation #FurtureDoctor John Tyler senior named Gates Millennium Scholar – Story Source: www.myeasttex.com/news/local-news/john-tyler-senior-named-gates-millennium-scholar    

NY Teen Overcomes ‘Dark-Skinned’ Taunts to Earn $10,000 Scholarship

“…Nosa’s story is one of triumph and overcoming her insecurities. The Binghamton High School student, who joined Citizen U 4-H as a freshman, has been announced as the 2015 recipient of the 4-H Youth in Action Award, the highest honor in the organization.” #PositivelyBiased #4H #MyBlackIsBeautiful #ConfidenceLooksGoodOnYou NY Teen Overcomes ‘Dark-Skinned’ Taunts to Earn $10,000 […]

#OccupyTheCity: How Newark Mayor and Rapper Common Plan to Take Back Its Streets

“Rapper and activist Common, who undoubtedly served as a draw for the city’s younger residents, joined the mayor on stage, speaking about rebuilding “Brick City,” Newark’s unofficial moniker, with love, determination, respect and forgiveness.” #PositivelyBiased #OccupyTheCity #MoreThanAnEntertainer #CommunityBuilders #OccupyTheCity: How Newark Mayor and Rapper Common Plan to Take Back Its Streets – Atlanta Black Star Source: […]

#BarberReadingChallenge Encourages Community Literacy

“In order to promote literacy within his community, barber Courtney Holmes of Spark Family Hair Salon started a program that gives free haircuts to children who read to him while getting their hair cut. This challenge not only helps promote literacy, but it also helps children practice their reading so that they can earn better […]

Ferguson And The Chess Game of Life

“Maurice Ashley, the first African-American Chess Grandmaster, is a coach, author, commentator, app designer, puzzle inventor and motivational speaker. Recently a Joint Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman’s Institute and MIT’s Media Lab…” #PositivelyBiased #Firsts #GrandMaster #GameOfLife Ferguson And The Chess Game of Life – JetMag.com Source: www.jetmag.com/life/ferguson-and-the-chess-game-of-life/    

She Spent 89 Years Working For One Cause… But She Never Expected THIS Reward. Incredible!

“Her collection of binders is a thorough history of the past 7-odd decades of African-American achievement. She’s preserved countless stories she admires, “maybe not knowing the people, but being so proud of the accomplishments.” #PositivelyBiased #AfricanAmericanHistory #BlackPhDs #NeverTooOld She Spent 89 Years Working For One Cause… But She Never Expected THIS Reward. Incredible! Earning a […]

Meet Ivy Taylor, the 1st African American Mayor of San Antonio & Delta Sigma Theta Sista!

“This summer, Ivy Taylor officially became the 1st African American mayor of San Antonio, TX. It’s a tremendous accomplishment and one that Taylor is very excited about.” #PositivelyBiased #DST #Firsts #WhoRunsTheWorld The Real Rickey Smiley Blog Source: blog.therealrickeysmiley.com/blogs/inspirational-sorority-sister-becomes-first-african-american-mayor    

9 Well-Known African-American Newspapers That You Should Know About

“There are many great Black newspapers that are keeping people informed and educated on the latest happenings around the world. Listed are ten top Black newspapers that you might be interested in staying informed by reading.” #PositivelyBiased #TheBlackPerspective #BlackNews #ReadSomething   9 Well-Known African-American Newspapers That You Should Know About | On The Black List […]

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking

“These historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) were compared only with one another for these rankings. In order to be on the list, a school must be currently designated by the U.S. Department of Education as an HBCU.” #PositivelyBiased #AAMU #ILoveMyHBCU #HigherEducation http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/hbcu/data