#BlackExcellence

#BlackExcellence: Georgia Twins Land $900k in Scholarships

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A pair of Georgia twins have their hearts set on attending Howard University in the fall, and money won’t be a thing because they’ve landed over $900,000 in scholarships. Akhya C. and Akhea S. Mitchell both attend Troup County Comprehensive High School in LaGrange, Georgia,...

#BlackExcellence: New Jersey Teen Gets Accepted By All 8 Ivy League schools

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A New Jersey teenager has big decisions to make soon. And picking her college of choice is one of them, especially since she got into every Ivy League school. Ifeoma White-Thorpe said she was shaking when she got the eighth acceptance letter. I was like,...

#BlackExcellence: San Francisco Appoints First Black Female Presiding Judge

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The San Francisco Superior Court Bench has appointed its first female African-American presiding judge. Judge Teri L. Jackson has been a member of the San Francisco Bench since September 2002 and her two-year term will begin Jan. 1. “The San Francisco branch reflects the diversity...

YouTube’s “The Grapevine” Tackles Social Commentary in Style

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Picking Fresh Views. From Fresh Minds. Not your parent’s television show, The Grapevine is a fresh and innovative take on the panel style discussion. The show places the topics of today in the hands and minds of young game changers, artists, cultural innovators, and professionals...

#BlackExcellence: Students Get “Lit AF” to Show Pride in Their Education

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The celebration of black excellence expresses itself in numerous ways and this new video posted by chaos chutist does just that. What started off as a couple well-dressed guys in suits rapping while being “lit AF & educated”, has prompted an entire social movement, garnering...