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Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James Becomes First Active NBA Player to Earn $1 Billion

Just two weeks ago, it was reported that Los Angeles Lakers’ centerpiece basketball player, LeBron James, would likely claim the title of a billionaire by the end of the year. No one realized that the...

Senate Confirms Tiffany P. Cunningham, First Black Circuit Court Judge to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

A historic moment recently unfolded in the American judicial system. On Monday, Tiffany P. Cunningham was confirmed to serve as circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, repl...

Simone Biles Becomes First Female Athlete With Her Own Twitter Hashtag Emoji

There have been many people who have been labeled as G.O.A.T.s (greatest of all time) over the course of the years. We can’t forget “The Greatest,” aka boxer Muhammad Ali, and many o...

Channing Capital Management Launches First Publicly Traded Mutual Fund

One of the nation’s largest black-owned asset managers, Channing Capital Management has launched its first publicly traded mutual fund. The new investment vehicle is called the Channing Intrinsi...

Founders First CDC Launches $60,000 Job Creators Quest Grant Program

Founders First CDC, a nonprofit empowering expansion in diverse founder-led, revenue-generating businesses, announced its Job Creators Quest Grant. The Job Creators Quest Grant will create premium-wag...

Meet Vanessa Wyche, The First Black Woman to Lead a NASA Center

A Black woman named Vanessa Wyche is making history at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as “the first Black woman to lead a NASA center,” according to The Texas Standard. Wyche is off...

Megan Thee Stallion Makes History As First Rapper to Cover the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue has been a mainstay for years and although the anticipation isn’t what it used to be, it has presented a historic cover this year with a popular rapper appe...

Colin Kaepernick To Release First Children’s Book About His Experience As A Transracial Adoptee

In 2022, the public can expect to hear more from Colin Kaepernick. The former NFL quarterback and Scholastic have announced a multi-book deal that will produce a set of children’s books dealing with t...

Undefeated: First Black Girl Duo Wins International Debate Competition At Harvard

For the first time in the history of the Harvard Debate Council, two Black girls from Atlanta have made history as the first Black female duo to win the annual summer debate competition at Harvard Uni...