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    

Jamaica’s Ice Hockey Team Makes History, First Caribbean Nation To Become Members of IIHF

Jamaica made ice hockey history as the first Caribbean nation to become associate members of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). #PositivelyBiased #JamaicanIceHockey #NotJustBobsled #BlackHockeyPlayers Jamaica’s Ice Hockey Team Makes History, First Caribbean Nation To Become Members of IIHF Source: iamajamaican.net/sports/2015/07/jamaica-hockey-team-makes-history/ 24    

Tristan Walker raises $24 million for personal care products for people of color

Tristan Walker, the young Silicon Valley entrepreneur building a modern personal care line for people of color, has raised $24 million from top venture capitalists and celebrity investors such as Earvin “Magic” Johnson, John Legend and NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala. #PositivelyBiased #Bevel #SupportBlackOwnedBusinesses #BlackFriday Tristan Walker raises $24 million for personal care products for […]

A Family Brought a White-Tablecloth Restaurant to the Lower Ninth Ward

Tia explains her rationale for Cafe Dauphine. “I thought the community would benefit more from a full-fledged restaurant, because there was nothing else to eat in the are – not even a drive-through McDonald’s,”  #PositivelyBiased #WhoDat #BlackFriday #SupportBlackOwnedBusinesses A Family Brought a White-Tablecloth Restaurant to the Lower Ninth Ward | TakePart When the Henrys […]

Georgia cheerleader, 16, sets tumbling world record

“Angel Rice completed ten double full twists in one minute while an official from the Guinness World Records counted the seconds of her tumbling routine.” #PositivelyBiased #GuinnessWorldRecordHolder #BlackCheerleaders #DoubleFaultTwist Georgia cheerleader, 16, sets tumbling world record | theGrio A 16-year-old Georgia cheerleader has just broken a tumbling world record. Source: thegrio.com/2015/09/11/georgia-cheerleader-16-sets-tumbling-world-record/    

Akon’s Lighting Africa project on track

Senegalese born hip-hop musician and entrepreneur Akon says his goal of bringing electricity to 600 million people across Africa through his Lighting Africa project is on track. #PostitvelyBiased #MoreThan #LightingAfrica #GlobalEntrepreneurshipSummit WATCH: Akon’s Lighting Africa project on track Businessman and hip-hop artist Akon says his ‘ambitious’ Lighting Africa project is bearing fruits with roots in […]

Why actor Wendell Pierce didn’t wait for someone else to rebuild his New Orleans neighborhood

Wendell Pierce is perhaps best known for his acting roles on “The Wire” and “Treme”€ Lately, he’s taken on a different kind of role, as community rebuilder. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Pierce invested time, money and art into to bringing back the neighborhood where he grew up. #PositivelyBiased #MoreThan #Katrina #CommunityRebuilder Why actor […]

Men bringing high-fives, warm welcomes to other Indy schools

“I was uplifted by the show of support by so many caring men at Tindley Prep,” Minkler said in a statement. “The rally gave me renewed confidence, that together, we can make a difference in keeping our children safe and reducing violent crime in our neighborhoods…” #PositivelyBiased #TinelyPrep #UrbanInitiative #BlackMenStepUp Men bringing high-fives, warm welcomes […]

Minnesota’s first hijab wearing police woman: how cool is she?

“…She’s Minnesota’s first hijab wearing police woman and the first Somali female officer. Kadra Mohamed is only 21 years old and already making history.” #PositivelyBiased #PDinHijab #HistoryMakers #ProtectAndServe Minnesota’s first hijab wearing police woman: how cool is she? | Mvslim Source: mvslim.com/minnesotas-first-hijab-wearing-police-woman-how-cool-is-she/    

Arkansas Next

Supply Chain Management Spotlight: Twin Sisters Essence & Shaybrean Baker #PositivelyBiased #EndlessOpportunities #Spotlight #BreakingBarriers Arkansas Next Source: www.arkansasnext.com/post/106796/supply-chain-management-spotlight-twin-sisters-essence-shaybrean-baker    

Denzel Washington Left A Group Of Students Speechless When He Said THIS. At 3:42, I Cheered!

“Surrounded by a group of theatre students, Washington gave some amazing words of wisdom that everyone in the world should take to heart.” #PositivelyBiased #WordsOfWisdom #MoreThan #Denzel Denzel Washington Left A Group Of Students Speechless When He Said THIS. At 3:42, I Cheered! Denzel Washington is one of the greatest actors to grace the silver […]

This Woman’s Sweet Potato Pie Is Helping Heal Charleston AME Church

“Rose is somebody who really wants to teach the community about random acts of kindness,” Towle told HuffPost. “Her focus is on bringing people together and she uses pie as her tool. She uses sweet potato pie as a catalyst for change.” #PositivelyBiased #ComfortPies #CharlestonAME #EveryoneCanDoSomething This Woman’s Sweet Potato Pie Is Helping Heal Charleston […]