#BlackExcellence

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Simone Biles, Diane Nash to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Black women will receive the nation's highest civilian honor for the first time since 2016 in a ceremony scheduled for July 7th at the White House.

Dr. Robert Kelly named first African-American president at University of Portland

A historic Holy Cross school in Oregon has named its first-ever lay and first African-American president in its 121-year history.

Br Ernest Miller, FSC honored at Saint Mary's College convocation

An African-American religious brother known for his extensive career in Catholic education was honored in California this week for his work and ministry.

Dean Baquet stepping down as New York Times executive editor in June

The New York Times' top editor, a Black Catholic from New Orleans, is stepping down later this year after an eight-year tenure.

Xavier University of Louisiana announces plans for medical school

The nation's Catholic HBCU has announced plans for a graduate medical school, following decades of producing more Black doctors than any school in the country.

Opinion: Opposition to Ketanji Brown Jackson is 'misogynoir' writ large

Gunnar Gundersen explores the intersectional dynamics at play in the historic ascension of the first Black woman to the US Supreme Court.

Kobe Bryant estate ends dispute with Nike, announces new partnership

The second-largest apparel company in the world will once again begin producing apparel featuring the name and likeness of Kobe Bryant, after a year of halted production.
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