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Judge, Georgia, Black

Georgia County Swears In First Black Elected Judge

by Teddy Grant   Oct 01, 2018

The first Black person to be elected to a countywide position in Gwinnett County, Georgia, was sworn in as a state court judge on... Read More

Serena Williams Engagement, Serena Williams, Forbes

Serena Williams Tops Forbes’ List of Highest-Paid Female Athletes

by Teddy Grant   Aug 22, 2018

Serena Williams is used to being number one on the tennis courts and on Forbes Magazine’s annual list of highest-paid female athletes. The tennis... Read More

Claudine Gay, Michelle A. Williams, Bridget Long, Tomiko Brown, Black women, Harvard university

For the First Time, Black Women Will Run Four Schools at Harvard University

by Teddy Grant   Aug 08, 2018

Aug. 15, 2018, will mark a historic day for Harvard University. For the first time, four of its schools will be led by Black... Read More

London Breed, San Francisco Mayor

London Breed Sworn in As First Black Female Mayor of San Francisco

by Teddy Grant   Jul 13, 2018

London Breed made history when she was officially sworn in as the first Black female mayor of San Francisco on Wednesday. During her swearing-in... Read More

Ginai Seabron, Nanoscientist, Virginia Tech

Woman Becomes First Black Female Nanoscientist in Virginia’s History

by Teddy Grant   Jul 09, 2018

A 22-year-old Black woman has made history as the first Black female nanoscientist in Virginia’s history, NBC 12 reports. Ginai Seabron graduated from Virginia... Read More

Dr. Patrice Harris, AMA, American Medical Association

Black Woman Named President of American Medical Association, Makes History

by Teddy Grant   Jul 02, 2018

Dr. Patrice Harris has made history by becoming the first African-American woman elected to be president of the American Medical Association (AMA). Harris, who... Read More

#Blackgirlmagic, Black women, Chief Judge Tiffany Carter Sellers, interim Police Chief Sheila Rogers, solicitor LaDawn "LBJ" Jones

#BlackGirlMagic: Black Women Lead the Criminal Justice System in South Fulton, Georgia

by Teddy Grant   Jun 29, 2018

White men dominate the criminal justice system in the U.S., but a city in Georgia has bucked that trend by having its criminal justice... Read More

Pastry Chef, Dolester Miles

An Alabama Pastry Chef Gets her Time to Shine in Glowing New York Times Profile

by Teddy Grant   May 30, 2018

An Alabama chef was honored in a big way when she won the Outstanding Pastry Chef by the James Beard Foundation earlier this month, according... Read More

#BlackGirlMagic, Ghana

#BlackGirlMagic: Three Ghanian Teen Girls Get Into Top Universities in the U.S.

by Teddy Grant   Apr 13, 2018

Talk about #BlackGirlMagic. Katia Maame Dufie Osei, Afia Sarpong Frimpong and Isabelle Quaye got into Harvard, Yale and MIT, respectively, which are some of the... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Beverly Bond Speaks Truth, Lessons & Love of All Things #BlackGirlsRock

EXCLUSIVE: Beverly Bond Speaks Truth, Lessons & Love of All Things #BlackGirlsRock

by Joshua David   Apr 12, 2018

Beverly Bond is a woman who takes on massive responsibility in proving that Black Girls Rock. She is a social entrepreneur, model, DJ and... Read More