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Teen tennis phenom Coco Gauff enters the history books again - Rolling Out
Another month, another major milestone by teen tennis sensation Cori “Coco” Gauff. Gauff became the first 15-year-old to move into the top 50 of the Women’s Tennis Association’s world rankings in 15 years, according to Yahoo Sports. Gauff, who was born in Atlanta and reared in Delray Bech, Florida, moved up from 51 to 49…
The importance of black history and why it should be celebrated beyond February
In 1925, Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson, known as the "Father of Black History," had a bold idea. Fifty years later, coinciding with nation's bicentennial and in the wake of the civil rights movement, the celebration was expanded to a month after President Gerald R. Ford decreed
FedEx Makes History, Appoints First Ever Black Woman CEO
Ramona Hood, the newest CEO at FedEx, is the first Black woman to take the lead in the company's history. Hood, who was formerly the company's Vice President of operations, strategy, and planning, has specifically been promoted to both President and CEO of FedEx Custom Critical, which provides same-day and overnight delivery of expedited freight.
Black History In The Making: Four Years Of ‘Black Women Talk Tech’
Black Women Talk Tech is holding its fourth “Roadmap To Billions” conference, celebrating the intersection of Black History Month and Women’s History Month by giving voice, strategy, and opportunity to help black women founders build the next billion-dollar businesses.
Meet the Black Architect Who Helped Design Washington, DC
Our nation's capital would not be the same if it wasn't for Benjamin Banneker, the Black architect hired by President George Washington in 1792 to design Washington, DC. It was actually Thomas Jefferson who recommended that Banneker be placed on the planning committee.
Was Aunt Jemima a Real Person? Yes, She Was!
The woman we know as Aunt Jemima is in fact a real person, but her real name was actually Nancy Green. She did not create the famous Aunt Jemima recipe, but she was one of the first African American models in history to become the face of a popular food product.