A handful of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) – three in Mississippi and one in Tennessee – are each receiving $1 million from shipping company FedEx to prepare students for the workforce, WLBT reported.…

Bianca Smith, 29, has become the first Black woman to coach in professional baseball, being named a Boston Red Sox minor league system coach, The Seattle Medium reported. Bianca Smith In the role, she will…

Coach John Thompson, Jr. died on August 30, 2020, at the age of 78.  He redefined college basketball and challenged stereotypes of Black masculinity and mental aptitude.  ESPN host Michael Wilbon called him a mentor…