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Did you know that Howard University is the only HBCU in the nation with a swim program? In their 75th year, this season opening is set to make history!

Introduced by Congresswoman Nikema Williams, the legislation calls for the post office located at 3900 Crown Road SW to be named the John R. Lewis Post Office Building. The post Legislation To Rename Atlanta Post Office After Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis Moves Forward appeared first on NewsOne.

Former FLOTUS Michelle Obama will kick off ‘The Light We Carry’ book tour in November. The post Former FLOTUS Michelle Obama To Kick Off ‘The Light We Carry’ Book Tour In November appeared first on NewsOne.

Michelle Obama is coming to a city near you! She announced her “The Light We Carry” six-city book tour kicking off this fall.

A statue honoring trailblazing abolitionist Harriet Tubman has risen in Maryland. The post Statue Honoring Trailblazer Harriet Tubman Rises In Maryland appeared first on NewsOne.

Barrier-breaking ballet dancer Misty Copeland has launched a program aimed at making ballet accessible for Black and Latinx youth. The post Misty Copeland Launches Initiative To Make Ballet Accessible For Black And Brown Youth appeared first on NewsOne.

Through the initiative, Techstars and JP Morgan aim to allocate over $80 million in funding to over 37 accelerators supporting diverse founders by 2025. The post Black-Led, DMV-Based Startups Receive Boost From Techstars Accelerator appeared first on NewsOne.

One of the culture’s greatest minds is working on evening the playing field for marginalized communities. Pharrell Williams is launching a creative agency that will create solutions for these individuals. As per Hype Beast the Virginia native is getting into the advertising industry but with a philanthropic lens. This week he announced the inception of Mighty […] The post Pharrell Williams Launches Agency To Address Societal Challenges For Marginalized Communities appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Over the weekend, Pastor Jennings' son created the account asking fans and supporters for financial assistance to help out with fees and legal expenses tied to his father's wrongful arrest and his federal lawsuit against the Childersburg, Alabama, Police Department. The post GoFundMe Created For Black Pastor Who Was Arrested After Watering Neighbors Flowers appeared first on NewsOne.

The National Business League—which was founded by Booker T. Washington in 1900—has unveiled an initiative that aims to digitize one million Black-owned businesses by 2028. The post National Business League Leads Initiative Designed To Digitize 1 Million Black-Owned Businesses appeared first on NewsOne.