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Congrats to the coaches and players of the boys basketball team at Harvest Prep. The Warriors just won their first state division 3 championship, beating Lutheran East, 55-42. They have come so close in the past, so today’s win was well deserved. According to the Columbus Dispatch, Harvest Prep left the state tournament in 2018 […]

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It was a pleasure to be in the stands at the Schott to watch these young ladies make history today. Big congrats to Coach McKinney and all who support this team. The Lady Nubians are once again Division 3 State Champions. The win gave Africentric its seventh state championship, including its second in a row […]

Naomi Osaka’s biggest dream was realized after defeating Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open final. This win makes Osaka the first Haitian woman and first Japanese player (man or woman) to reach No. 1 in the world since the WTA introduced computer rankings in 1975, according to WTA . Osaka was born in America to […]

These Nigerian athletes prove–once again–that we can do anything if we put our minds to it! This week it was announced that the African bobsled team have qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics!   According to CNN, driver Seun Adigun and brakewomen Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere are part of the first African team to ever qualify in this particular event in […]

Tiffany Haddish was EVERYTHING on last night’s Saturday Night Live, providing a breath of fresh air the show has needed all season. That, and she made history doing it. In the sketch comedy show’s 42-year history, Haddish is only the 13th Black woman and the FIRST Black female stand-up comic to ever host the show. During […]

A Mississippi school has decided to finally stand on the right side of history! According to the Huff Post, the Davis Magnet International Baccalaureate Elementary School in Jackson will be renamed as the former President Barack Obama starting next year, Parent Teacher Association President Janelle Jefferson announced on Tuesday. Even better? This was the community’s decision, which was […]

The 89th Annual Academy Awards was probably the most talked about event of the year so far (besides Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj). The American people gathered around their televisions, phones and computers to escape some of the intense drama happening in our nation. People watched the Oscars this year, following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, […]

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Many people have ties to the doctors who practiced in this building (pictured above.) My sister and I went to Dr. Thomas at Franklin Park Medical Center while we were in high school. According to The Dispatch, thirteen buildings are on the 2016 Columbus Landmarks Foundation’s most-endangered list. But there is good news, too. One […]

To understand some of the most famous men and their work, sometimes you have to look at the women who stood with them. For Women’s History Month, we looked at notable men who left behind well-known, impactful legacies — and then we looked at the women who encouraged, inspired and worked alongside them. Because when […]

Seventy-five years ago, a group of men made history. Those men were the Tuskegee Airmen. Today, they are being celebrated for their achievements in a ceremony at the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Tuskegee, Alabama and at a VIP Reception at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa in Montgomery, Alabama. The men, officially the […]