LL Cool J and Daughter Both Receive Degrees from Northeastern University
Hip hop legend and actor LL Cool J never graduated high school, let alone college after being signed to Def Jam Records as a teenager in 1984. However, the rapper born James Todd Smith received an honorary doctorate degree from Northeastern University last week. The memorable... Read more
Adepero Oduye to replace Condola Rashad in ‘The Trip to Bountiful’
The actress who will fill Condola Rashad’s shoes in “The Trip to Bountiful” has been revealed: Adepero Oduye. Producers of the Tony Award-nominated revival said recently that Oduye, who co-starred with Rashad in last year’s TV remake of “Steel Magnolias,” will take over the part of... Read more
Harvard Business School Grad Landon Dickey On His Way To Becoming An Education Pioneer
Landon Dickey recently graduated from Harvard Business School. But he’s not just another MBA receipent. Recently BusinessInsider profiled Landon Dickey as one of the “most impressive business school students” for the class of 2013. And there is no wonder why. It has been education that has... Read more
BlackStartup.com seeks to capitalize black businesses
As a Morehouse, Berkeley and Harvard-educated man, a world of opportunities has been available to Nathan Bennett Fleming. Instead of starting his career by working on Wall Street or for some prestigious law firm, Fleming and five other partners decided to take a different path. They are... Read more