Ex-NFL star Justin Tuck lands gig as Goldman Sachs VP

NEW YORK CITY — Former two-time Pro Bowler and multi-time Super Bowl champ Justin Tuck, who played 11 seasons in the National Football League, landed a job as the Vice President of Goldman Sachs according to MSA. Tuck ended his career following the 2015 season having recorded 66.5 sacks. He also helped lead the New…

NMAAHC Acquires Objects from ‘Black Panther’ Film

WASHINGTON D.C. — Black Panther’s hero costume will be part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture’s collection. The Museum acquired several objects from the record-breaking film Black Panther, including the hero costume worn by actor Chadwick Boseman; a partial shooting script signed by Ryan Coogler (co-writer; director), Kevin Feige (producer,…

Boeing announces $6 million investment in Thurgood Marshall College Fund

CHICAGO, Illinois– Boeing today announced a $6 million investment in the future technical workforce through a partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the black college community. To date, TMCF has awarded more than $300 million in assistance to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). In addition to…

J. Prince to release his new Memoir: The Art & Science of Respect

HOUSTON, Texas — Entrepreneur and hip-hop executive, James Prince, is set to release his new book entitled “The Art & Science of Respect” on June 22. Prince presided over Rap-A-Lot Records, one of the first and most successful independent rap labels. In his memoir, he explains how he earned his reputation as one of the…

Jacqueline Woodson presented with the 2018 ALMA Award

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria and Minster of Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke were on hand to present the 2018 ALMA Award recipient Jacqueline Woodson with the world’s largest award for children’s and young adult literature. “Just like Astrid Lindgren, you stand firm,” said Minster of Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke….

Dr. D’Andra Mull honored at the Columbus Business First 40 Under 40 Celebration!

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dr. D’Andra Mull, Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students at Ohio State University, was honored at the Columbus Business First 40 Under 40 Celebration. Columbus Business First has recognized 40 local individuals under age 40 each year since 1993. They’re up-and-comers making an impact in the professional world…

Michelle Obama Reveals Cover For Upcoming Memoir “Becoming”

NEW YORK — Former first lady Michelle Obama unveiled the cover for her new memoir Becoming, set to be released in November. Becoming chronicles Obama’s life “from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s…