NBA star Kevin Durant has acquired an ownership stake in a professional women’s soccer team.

Mother-daughter duo Suzzon Jiles and Trinity Humphrey will graduate from Grambling State University together.

Florida A&M University has received a $1.2 million endowment to help alleviate financial burdens for students in need.

Questlove has teamed up with the University of the Arts to launch a scholarship program for emerging creatives.

Fayetteville State University was awarded a $2.3 million grant to advance its STEM education initiatives.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry is now part-owner of Major League Soccer’s Nashville SC team.

Former NBA player J.R. Smith was named North Carolina A&T State University’s Academic Athlete of the Year.

Queen Latifah broke ground on a community-driven real estate development project in her hometown of Newark.

LeVar Burton will receive the Children's & Family Emmy Awards’ lifetime achievement honor.

Pioneering journalists Alice Dunnigan and Ethel Payne will be posthumously honored by the White House Correspondents’ Association.

The Chicago home where revolutionary activist Fred Hampton spent his childhood years has received landmark status.

Jackson State University received a $50,000 donation from one of its alumni.