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SpaceX Makes History With Sian Proctor, First Black Woman, Geoscientist to Pilot a Spacecraft

The billionaire space race took new heights on Wednesday when Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched an all-civilian flight into orbit. Three non-wealthy thrill-seekers joined with the billionaire founder ...

Maya Rudolph Makes History As Third Black Woman to Win Back-to-Back Emmys

History was made over the weekend when a Black actress won her second Emmy Award of the night, becoming the first person in 20 years to win twice consecutively in the same category. According to Deadl...

NSU Grad, Maia Chaka Makes History, Becomes First Black Woman To Officiate NFL Game

NFL fans witnessed history this weekend, as the organization hired its first Black woman to officiate a game. Maia Chaka made her debut Sunday as an NFL game official.  She went on Twitter to celebrat...

NSU Grad, Maia Chaka Makes History, Becomes First Black Woman NFL Referee

NFL fans witnessed history this weekend, as the organization hired its first Black woman to officiate a game. Maia Chaka made her debut Sunday as an NFL game official.  She went on Twitter to celebrat...

A Black Woman Makes History Being Crowned As Miss Ireland For the First Time In 70 Years

A Black woman has won the title of Miss Ireland.  Pamela Uba, a 26-year-old medical scientist, is making history as she has become the first black woman to be crowned Miss Ireland in the country since...

Black Film Archive Adds History, Context To More Than 200 Black Movies From 1915 To 1979

Those who want to know who wrote Cooley High or where Shaft In Africa was filmed, can now do so through the Black Film Archive, an online database of Black films. The Black Film Archive, launched last...