Seven-year-old Cavanaugh Bell of Gaithersburg, Md., is showing maturity and selflessness in response to the coronavirus crisis. According to Fox 5, Bell saved up money from two birthdays and two Christmases, amounting to $600, to purchase and package 65 “COVID-19 Carepacks” as well as 31 hot meals from local restaurant Buca Di Beppo. He took it […]

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A 30-year-old nurse and single mother with $150,000 in student loan debt received an absolutely life-changing surprise on Wednesday.

A brother and sister team in Florida are being hailed as heroes after saving the lives young parents and their 11-day-old baby from a sinking car. According to Fox 13, a vehicle sideswiped Thomas and Diana Windsor’s car in a hit-and-run on Friday. The car rolled over and landed in a retention pond. Aaron Allen and […]

30-year-old Mareena Robinson Snowden walked across the commencement stage at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on June 8 and became the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the university. “Grateful for every part of this experience — highs and lows,” she wrote on Instagram. “Every person who supported me and those […]


Jayera Griffin, 14, recently saved her allowance and collected donations to help others in her Riverdale community have clean clothes.

Siblings Hannah and Charlie Lucas teamed up to create a possibly life-saving app called The Not OK app after Hannah was diagnosed with a condition that causes her to faint. Learn all about their story in the video above. READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER: 

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With my last commentary of 2017, I want to take a few minutes to highlight some very hard fought victories we had this year around the issue of criminal justice reform. Listen, 2017 was a rough year. As of this morning, an astounding 1,173 people have been killed by American police. That’s 20 more than […]

Move over Simply Lemonade, there is a new drink in town.. and it was founded by kids! Brown Boys Lemonade is owned and operated by brothers, 10-year-old Anthony and 6-year-old Ja’Den Anderson out of Atlanta, Georgia.   Learn how they turned not receiving a new video game into a successful business above. […]

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Poet, esquire, and ex-con, are all monikers that Reginald Dwayne Betts wears interchangeably. Esquire, the most recent title, wasn’t easily obtained. Although two decades have passed since Betts was convicted of a felony at the age of 16, the Connecticut Bar Examining Committee flagged the application of the poet and Yale Law School graduate for […]

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The Connecticut Bar had flagged the Yale Law School graduate's application because of a 20-year-old felony conviction.

Kheris Rogers didn’t allow bullies to tear her down instead she used their negativity to launch a brand that celebrates and teaches people to love the skin they are in. Learn more about her clothing line in the video above! Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

Retired Houston executive Reggie Van Lee is putting a new meaning behind the song We Are Family since he has his sisters, brother-in-laws and more with him in a 20,000 square foot mansion he built just for them. Learn more about Mr. Lee’s huge gift above! Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For […]