This week The Root released their list of 100 of the most influential people of color. Topping the list is writer Ta-nehisi Coates and other familiar faces such as Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes; professor, columnist, and MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry; superstar athlete Lebron James, and many more.
If you were a fan of Chmamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel “Americanah” then you are going to love her new‘s life in Nigeria.
Former US Representative Kendrick Meek was named a visiting fellow at Howard University.
A 12-year-old who started a bow tie company three years ago has already hit $150,000 in profits and counts his mother and grandmother among some of his employees.
Finally, please keep in prayer the family of Boyce “Scoop” Coleman, a 40-year old father of two, who saved an autistic boy from drowning in the Hudson River. Coleman managed to save the boy before disappearing into the water.