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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

Jahana Hayes, national teacher of the year, Congress

Former National Teacher of the Year Recipient Running for Congress

by Teddy Grant   Jul 16, 2018

Jahana Hayes wants to make history by becoming the first African-American woman to represent Connecticut in Congress. The 45-year-old history teacher is looking to... Read More

Oprah, Oprah winfrey

Oprah Becomes one of World’s 500 Richest People

by Teddy Grant   Jun 22, 2018

Oprah Winfrey became one of the world’s 500 richest people on Monday, according to Bloomberg. The mogul’s fortune hit $4 billion, further cementing her... Read More

Channing Dungey

First Black President of Major Broadcast Network Channing Dungey Pulled Plug on ‘Roseanne’

by Teddy Grant   May 30, 2018

When Roseanne Barr sent a racist tweet comparing a former Obama advisor to an ape on Tuesday, the repercussions were swift. The star apologized,... 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