Month: April 2019

Dunbar High School Student Wins $40K From Henrietta Lacks Scholarship

Subject Education; Scholarship Description A Dunbar High School student is this year’s recipient of the Henrietta Lacks Scholarship; Serigne Ndiaye, from Senegal, is an eleventh grader at Dunbar. The scholarship is valued at $40,000. Creator Ron Matz Source https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2019/04/29/dunbar-high-school-student-wins-40k-in-henrietta-lacks-scholarship/ Publisher cbslocal.com File

This Black-Owned Ice Cream Shop Brings More Than Just Sweet Treats to NYC

Subject Business; Food; NYC Description Michael “Mikey” Cole was born and raised in New York City. He opened his ice cream shop, Mikey Likes It Ice Cream, to fill a void in an often misunderstood, misinformed, and misrepresented community. Creator DeAnna Taylor Source https://travelnoire.com/black-owned-ice-cream-shop-nyc Publisher travelnoire.com File

Rodney Robinson Named 2019 National Teacher of the Year

Subject Teacher – The Voice of the Students; Education Description “I hope to be the voice for all students who feel unseen, unheard, unappreciated, and undervalued in America,” says Virginia social studies teacher. Creator Tim Walker Source https://www.nea.org/advocating-for-change/new-from-nea/rodney-robinson-named-2019-national-teacher-year Publisher nea.org File

These Black Men Are Going Viral for Their Kindness After Inviting Elderly Widow Who Was Dining Alone To Sit at Their Table

Subject A Simple Act of Kindness; Inspiring Description A group of Alabama men went viral after noticing an elderly woman eating alone at a restaurant and inviting her to join their table. Creator BET Staff Source https://www.bet.com/news/national/2019/04/23/these-black-men-are-going-viral-for-their-kindness-after-invitin.html Publisher bet.com File

Stono Rebellion: The Largest Slave Revolt in America Led by Slaves From Kongo in 1739

Subject Fight For Freedom; History; Slavery Description By the 1700s, the slave trade in America had become a lucrative business with over 500,000 enslaved people spread across America. Creator Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson Source https://face2faceafrica.com/article/stono-rebellion-the-largest-slave-revolt-in-america-led-by-slaves-from-kongo-in-1739 Publisher face2faceafrica.com File

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