A Whiz Kid, an Inmate, a High School Student and More in This Week’s Good News

A Whiz Kid, an Inmate, a High School Student and More in This Week’s Good News

CNN has named a 20-year-old FAMU student one of its eight whiz kids. Find out the innovation that put him on the map.

57 escaped Chibok girls have gained admission to the US and will be offered an opportunity to complete their education here.

16-year-old Tennessee high school student Queen McElrath created a rap song and video in tribute to Mike Brown. She joins others who’ve made Mike Brown and Ferguson tribute songs such as rapper J. Cole, hip-hop artist Lauryn Hill, and most recently Rick Ross, P. Diddy and company.

Do you know about the $3 million business started by a former inmate? Find out about Pigeonly, Frederick Hutson’s platform that helps inmates keep in touch with family and friends.

Want to catch up on some reading during the long weekend? Head over to Syndicate Theology where there are five theologically deep and rich analyses of the Mike Brown and Ferguson situation from some up and coming young scholars and thinkers.

Be safe during this holiday weekend and, if you can, please take a moment to pray for those riding to St. Louis on the “Black Lives Matter” ride.