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17-Year-Old H.S. Student Jahmir Smith Offered 33 Full-Ride Scholarships

Who says jocks have to be dumb? Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of a young man by the name of Jahmir Smith who is doing big things both on and off of his high school football field! Check out the details below…

Colin Kaepernick Gives Out Custom-Made Suits At Parole Office In Jamaica, Queens To Help Ex-Cons Return To the Workforce

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of one of our favorite athletes, Colin Kaepernick! Even though the former San Francisco 49er is out of a job himself right now, he still took time to help out those less fortunate than him who, due to their criminal records, need all the help they can get in re-entering the workforce. Check out his inspirational story below…

New Jersey Teen Ifeoma White-Thorpe Is Accepted By 8 Ivy League Schools!

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of a New Jersey teenager by the name of Ifeoma White-Thorpe who managed to get accepted by 8 ivy league schools! Check out her amazing story below…

2-Year-Old Girl Puts Target Cashier In Her Place for Questioning Why She Chose a Black Doll Baby

This is a perfect story for our current days and times. A mother by the name of Brandi Benner was rewarding her 2-year-old daughter, Sophia, for learning how to potty train by buying her a doll at her local Target. Brandi’s daughter carefully chose a baby doll, brought it to the cashier and that’s when things went left. The Target employee questioned Sophia as to why she chose a black baby doll. Check out Sophia’s amazing response below…

11-Year-Old Sidney Keys III Creates “Books N Bros” Book Club To Encourage Reading Among His Peers

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of an 11-year-old boy whose goal is to spread his passion for reading to other young boys his age! Six months ago, 11-year-old St. Louisan Sidney Keys III started a reading club for boys his age to band together in their love of books. He calls it Books N Bros, and the club has an emphasis on making reading fun while lifting up African American literature and culture! Check out the details below…..

Chicago 9-Year-Old Jahkil Jackson Hands Out “Blessing Bags” To the Homeless Community [VIDEO]

Despite all the grim, negative news we hear about the youth of Chicago, there is always hope! Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of 9-year-old Jahkil Jackson. He may be from the windy city, but this young man definitely has a very warm heart! Check out his touching story below….

Queensbridge Projects Celebrates 1 Year of No Shootings Thanks To 6 Men a.k.a. ‘696 Queensbridge’ [VIDEO]

Queensbridge Houses, one of the nation’s largest public housing projects and the home of legendary rapper Nasir Jones, is celebrating more than one year without a shooting in what Mayor de Blasio called “a year of golden silence.” Check out this inspirational story below….

22-Year-Old Tierra Guinn with 5.0 G.P.A. Lands Job As Nasa Engineer!

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of a young woman by the name of Tierra Guinn who is the epitome of Black Girl Magic! Check out her inspirational story below….

College Graduate Quits Job & Uses $1500 In Savings To Build Successful Healthy Tea Company

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of an enterprising college graduate by the name of Leslie Crews who used her $1,500 savings to produce a probiotic tea which has gone on to triple her revenue in just 3 years! Check out her inspiring story below….

Kamala Harris Sworn In As California’s First Black Senator & First Indian American Senator!

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of a woman by the name of Kamala Harris who accomplished two “firsts” for the price of one! Kamala became the first black woman the Golden State has sent to the Senate and the first Indian American to ever serve in the body! Check out the details below…..

7 Year-Old Author Michelle Nkamankeng Named In Global Top 10 List of Youngest Writers!

Today’s “Good News of the Day” involves a 7-year-old from South Africa by the name of Michelle Nkamankeng. Michelle is only in 2nd grade and she has already made history by making it into the global top 10 list of youngest writers! Check out the amazing details below…

Black Entrepreneurs Create Mobile Grocery Store To Deliver Fresh Produce To Poor Communities

Providing fresh produce for people in disadvantaged communities who need it the most has been a challenging problem that may have just been solved by some ingenious, black entrepreneurs! Check out our “Good News of the Day” below…..

Melonie Wright Goes from Special Ed To Homeless Single Mother To Law School Graduate!

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of a determined young, woman by the name of Melonie Wright whose real life sounds like a Lifetime story. Wright went from being diagnosed as a special education student as a child, to a homeless single mother to a law school graduate! Check out her inspiring story below…

11-Year-Old Marley Dias, creator of #1000BlackGirlBooks, Lands Dream Job As Editor-In-Residence for Elle Magazine!

Today’s much needed good news of the day comes courtesy of a young girl from New Jersey whose love for reading combined with her passion for her people has her meeting the likes of Oprah and Michelle Obama while at the same time encouraging more children of color to read! Check out her inspiring story below….

Story of 14-Year-Old Laron “Ron Ron” Tunstill Giving Homeless Man the Shoes Off His Feet Goes Viral!

Today’s much needed “Good News of the Day” revolves around a generous, young man by the name of Laron Tunstill a.k.a. “Ron Ron”. Ron is being highlighted on our website for performing an amazing gesture of kindness which just happened to go viral. Check out this heartwarming story below…

9-Year-Old Gabriel Goodwin Raises $28K On Kickstarter for Her Hair Accessory Business ‘GaBBY Bow’

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of an enterprising young, girl by the name of Gabriel Goodwin. Gabriel is only 9-years-old and is already making some big moves in the hair industry! Check out the details below…

4 Georgia Teens Ask for Jobs To Avoid Gangs & Get Hired!

Today’s “Good News of the Day” really made our day! A Georgia woman is praising four young men for taking the initiative to find gainful employment instead of succumbing to the pressure to join gangs. Well, we’d like to give those young men and Zsa Heard, the woman who hired them, thee credit they deserve! Check out their inspirational story below….

Bride Cancels Wedding Over Pre-Nup Argument with Groom & Throws Party for Poor Kids Instead

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of an amazingly good-hearted woman by the name of Yiru Sun! Yiru Sun was radiant in bridal white Saturday — even though she had called off her wedding at the last minute, instead turning her reception into a feast for the poor. Check out her inspiring story below…

100% of Seniors from Chicago All Boy’s Charter School Get Admitted To College for the 7th Year In a Row! [VIDEO]

Here is some news that the mainstream media won’t tell you. Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of Urban Prep Charter Academy in Chicago. Every senior at the predominantly black, all-boys charter school in Chicago has committed to a four-year college or university for the seventh year in a row! Check out the amazing details below….

Frederick Houston Goes from 4-Year Prison Bid To Starting A $3 Million a Year Business! [VIDEO]

Today’s “Good News of the Day” involves an entrepreneur by the name of Frederick Hutson who spent more than four years in prison for drug trafficking, came out and created a $3 million dollar a year business! Check out his inspirational story below….