Uplifting News

Uplifting, positive, feel good news stories relating to Black America.

The Black Future Co-op Fund has donated $1.05 million to Black women-led organizations on the frontlines fighting for justice in Washington.

The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion—the U.S. Army’s only all-Black women unit to serve during WWII—will be bestowed with a Congressional Gold Medal.

Russell and Ciara Wilson recently surprised patients at a children’s hospital in Colorado.

M’lis Ward—the first Black woman captain in commercial passenger aviation—is on a mission to increase the representation of Black women in the industry.

A Black woman-owned, Chicago-based grocery store created to address the city’s food deserts received a $2.5 million grant.

Detroit’s first Black women-owned skating academy strives to make figure skating lessons accessible to youth living in low-income households.

NBA player Bismack Biyombo is donating his entire 2022 salary to build a hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

With 2022 marking the end of her senior year at Harvard University, celebrated actress Yara Shahidi has recently announced that she's officially completed her final assignment after writing a 32,000-word thesis paper that summed up to a whopping 136 pages.

Violinist Ezinma has launched a nonprofit to make music education accessible in underserved schools.

The Weeknd has joined forces with the World Food Programme for a new initiative centered on combating global hunger.

Livingstone College received a $2.24 million endowment to advance its STEM initiatives.

The Bray School—the nation’s oldest standing schoolhouse for African American children—recently received a $5 million preservation grant.