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Virginia State University set to become first HBCU to host a presidential debate

Virginia State University (VSU) is poised to make history as the first Historically Black College or University (HBCU) to host a presidential debate, a prestigious honor bestowed upon the institution by the Commission on Presidential…

By Preta Peace Namasaba December 1, 2023
Innovation

Meet the woman who pioneered web animation through Shockwave technology

Lisa Gelobter, a trailblazing figure in the tech industry, is the inventive mind behind Shockwave technology, a groundbreaking innovation that pioneered animation on the web. Her contributions extend beyond this revolutionary creation, as she laid…

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Nicki Minaj’s new fragrance sells out within 11 minutes

Nicki Minaj’s latest fragrance, Pink Friday 2, has taken the beauty world by storm, achieving a remarkable feat by selling out within minutes of its launch at JCPenney. The announcement of Pink Friday 2’s availability…

By Preta Peace Namasaba November 30, 2023
Business

Meet Rashida Jones, the first Black executive to lead a major television news network

Rashida Jones, who has served as the president of MSNBC since 2021, has become a trailblazer in the media industry, marking a historic achievement as the first Black executive to lead a major television news…

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Darryn Peterson becomes first high school player to sign with Adidas

Darryn Peterson has achieved a historic milestone by becoming the first high school player to secure a name, image, and likeness (NIL) contract with Adidas. At just 16 years old, this junior shooting guard attends…

By Preta Peace Namasaba November 29, 2023
Innovation

Meet Alice H. Parker, the Black woman who invented the gas central heating system

In the realm of innovation, Alice H. Parker stands as a trailblazer whose inventive spirit reshaped the landscape of indoor heating. Born in 1895 in New Jersey, Parker’s contributions to heating technology were groundbreaking, yet…

By Preta Peace Namasaba November 27, 2023
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Snoop Dogg launches smokeless fire pit brand in brilliant marketing move

Snoop Dog has launched a smokeless fire pit brand in a brilliant marketing strategy. The reveal follows the rapper’s announcement that he’s giving up smoke. In a series of viral posts, Snoop relayed to his…

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Here’s how 11-year-old Murhaf Hamid made history raising $233,000 for charity

Murhaf Hamid smashed a charity fundraising record when he raised $233,000 for charity. The 11-year-old Swedish asylum seeker raised the money by selling paper flower pins. This is totally outstanding. We have never ever seen…

By Preta Peace Namasaba November 26, 2023
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