Hamilton sophomore Kinidi Curl considers basketball to be a fun sport that has allowed her to meet new people. Not only does she hoop for the Yankees girls’ basketball team, but she competes in travel ball. ... read more »
USC will honor the achievements of 11-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix by naming their track field after her. The L.A. native graduated from USC in 2008 with a degree in education and went on to become the most decorated American Track and Field athlete in history. ... read more »
A word from creator, Danny J. Bakewell, Sr.
I want to thank you all for your support in empowering Black women. My motivation for creating this powerful women’s event has been two-fold; ... read more »
Former TCU senior running back Emari Demercado helped carry the Horned Frogs football team to the CFP National Championship. During the game, he led all rushers with 61 running yards. On Martin Luther King Day, Demercado announced on Twitter that he declared for the 2023 NFL Draft. ... read more »
Jasmyne Pope, Dorsey High School’s new band teacher, has implemented a renewed vision to create exposure to instrumental music for the school and for the community. Her course schedule includes Modern Band, Performance Band and Music Appreciation. ... read more »
State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SPI) Tony Thurmond took the oath of office to begin his second term on Jan. 7, at a ceremony conducted at Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Harvard University announced Claudine Gay, Ph.D., as its 30th president and the first Black person poised to lead the nation’s oldest educational institution. Gay, 52, was elected to the presidency by the governing board of the Harvard Corporation and will take office on July 1, succeeding retiring president Lawrence S. Bacow.
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Washington Prep senior Anthony Whitsey is a multisport athlete who has competed in football, track and field, basketball, and baseball. This year marked his fourth year playing varsity football. ... read more »
December 1, World Aids Day, was also a day of celebration because a new super weapon was unveiled. “The Love Bus is a preventive mobile health unit. It is meant to meet people where they are, but also where they want to be,” shared Dazon Dixon Diallo, who recognized a growing need in the African American community for health care services in 1989. ... read more »