Tag: good news

Smartmouth Brewing Co. to release ‘Scooby-Doo’-inspired beer in February

NORFOLK, Va. – Jinkies – a local brewery has a new beer! Next month, Smartmouth Brewing Company will release its “Zoinks! Blackberry Mango Gose” beer – inspired by everyone’s favorite crime-hunting canine, Scooby-Doo – as part of its FruityToons Gose series. Photo: Smartmouth Brewing Company/Facebook The beer features all-natural blackberries and sweet, juicy mango to […]

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People Taking Action: Local group with fuzzy faces take action by taking an icy dip in upcoming Polar Plunge!

Please enable Javascript to watch this video VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Dressed in wacky costumes or just swimsuits, they race into the frigid Atlantic. This group of people includes some guys called the Bearded Villains. Nicholas Cary is one of the members of the local chapter. “It’s just a group of guys that have bonded […]

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‘Unusual hole-in-one’: Truck gets stuck in hole while snowplowing at Topgolf

Please enable Javascript to watch this video INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (WJW) – Topgolf is the hottest new sporting attraction in Greater Cleveland, but an icy bogey supplied by the winter storm caused a two-hour delay in tee times at the Independence facility Monday morning. Topgolf customer Ryan Killeen of Medina told FOX 8 News that when he […]

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Norfolk boy’s bedroom gets a Monster Jam makeover

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NORFOLK, Va. – A young Monster Jam fan got a cool surprise Thursday afternoon when he got home to find his room has been given a monster-sized face lift. Christian Andrews Monster Jam and Procter & Gamble, along with partner Operation Homefront – a national nonprofit serving America’s […]

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#BlackExcellence: Teen Becomes Youngest To Earn Master’s Degree At Texas Christian University

Black youth are thriving in academia. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a Texas teen has made history by becoming the youngest person to earn a master’s degree at Texas Christian University. Carson Huey-You earned his master’s degree in physics from Texas Christian University at 17, and he’s now on his way to get a […]

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Olympian Dominique Dawes To Open Maryland Gymnastics School

Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes has broken several barriers in the realm of sports and now she’s on a mission to inspire and empower youth to do the same. According to Black Enterprise, Dawes is working on opening a gymnastics academy in Maryland. The school—dubbed The Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy—will be located in Clarksburg. The […]

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Howard University Gifted With Black Art Collection Worth $2.5 Million

Howard University will expand its collection of Black art with the help of a major contribution from the family of late scholar and activist Ronald W. Walters, Ph.D. According to the university, his wife Patricia Turner Walters gifted the Washington, D.C.-based HBCU with a collection of African American art that is worth over $2 million. […]

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Taraji P. Henson’s New Haircare Line Aims To ‘Redefine’ How People Care For Their Tresses

Actress Taraji P. Henson is stepping into the beauty industry. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Washington, D.C. native has launched a haircare line. The collection of products—dubbed TPH by Taraji—was created to promote healthy hair care for individuals with different hair textures. Henson’s personal hair story inspired her to launch the line. TPH by […]

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Tyler Perry Extends Job Offer To Former Inmate Unjustly Impacted By Drug Laws

The journey of former inmate Darrell Hall exemplifies the disproportionate impact the War on Drugs has had on communities of color. After serving nearly 20 years behind bars for the possession of a small amount of cocaine, Hall was recently given a unique opportunity by entertainment mogul Tyler Perry that will allow him to reinvent […]

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NBA Star Trae Young Eliminates Medical Debt For Atlanta Families

NBA star Trae Young’s impact in Atlanta spans far beyond the basketball court. According to CNN, the Atlanta Hawks point guard assisted in eliminating $1 million in medical debt for underprivileged families. The initiative was a collaborative effort between the 21-year-old’s nonprofit dubbed The Trae Young Foundation and an organization called RIP Medical Debt which […]

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