Good News

Renowned Black artist Synthia Saint James—who created the U.S. Postal Service’s first Kwanzaa stamp—has released an art book.

Ciara and Russell Wilson are releasing a children’s book that illustrates the beauty of following your dreams.

HBCU alumna Agnes Moss is on a mission to increase representation in the film industry through a scholarship competition.

Kevin Hart donated $100,000 to Taraji P. Henson’s nonprofit centered on Black mental health.

Duke Slater—the National Football League’s first Black lineman—was posthumously inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Steph Curry has teamed up with a nonprofit dedicated to closing the racial wealth gap.

Malcolm X’s daughter Ilyasah Shabazz is working on a television series about his coming of age journey.

Atlanta teenagers Jayla Jackson and Emani Stanton became the first Black girl duo to win Harvard University's debate competition.

Pharrell Williams recently awarded $1 million to a Black-owned tech startup.

Colin Kaepernick has inked a publishing deal with Scholastic.

The Hess Corporation awarded the Jackie Robinson Foundation with a $1.4 million grant for the creation of scholarships and a new museum.

Dr. Cindy Crusto recently made history by becoming the first Black woman professor in Yale School of Medicine’s psychiatry department.