Good News

Track and field Olympian Allyson Felix has teamed up with Pampers for an initiative designed to address the Black maternal health crisis.

The LeBron James Family Foundation unveiled plans to open an Akron-based medical facility to ensure healthcare is affordable and accessible.

NFL player Kelvin Beachum, the Arizona Cardinals and Safeway donated 200,000 meals to the United Food Bank in Mesa.

The HBCU STEM scholarship initiative FOSSI has raised $17 million to provide grants for scholars in need.

Ayesha Curry, Big Freedia and chef Lorena Garcia have teamed up with the nonprofit No Kid Hungry to provide free summer meals for children in need.

A collective of activists erased $1.7 million in student debt for nearly 500 former Bennett College scholars.

Scholar Zindzi Thompson has made history as the youngest Black woman to graduate from Meharry Medical College.

Dr. Joyce Yerwood—the first Black woman physician in Fairfield County—will have a street named in her honor.

Entrepreneur Robert Thomas founded Houston’s first Black-owned grocery store, District Market Green Grocer, to eradicate food insecurity.

Jacob Philadelphia—the youngster featured in the memorable 'Hair Like Mine' photo with former President Barack Obama 13 years ago—received a call from the former POTUS ahead of his high school graduation.

Actress Yara Shahidi has graduated from Harvard University.

The Black-owned company City Fresh Foods has inked a historic $17 million contract with Boston Public Schools.