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A film about Lauren Simmons—the youngest woman stock trader in the New York Stock Exchange’s 230-year history—is in the works. The post Film About Barrier-Breaking Stock Trader Lauren Simmons In The Works appeared first on NewsOne.

Legendary songstress and actress Mary J. Blige is releasing a children’s book in March 2023. The post Music Icon Mary J. Blige To Release Children’s Book appeared first on NewsOne.

SheaMoisture has teamed up with Angela Yee for the creation of a grant program for Black entrepreneurs using their businesses to drive community impact. The post SheaMoisture Teams Up With Angela Yee To Empower Black Entrepreneurs appeared first on NewsOne.

A new book captures the unsung stories of pioneering Black men who became the country’s first paramedics. The post ‘American Sirens’ Captures The Unsung Stories Of The Black Men Who Were America’s First Paramedics appeared first on NewsOne.

Tennis star Naomi Osaka is releasing a children’s book about the values of kindness and teamwork. The post Four-Time Grand Slam Champion Naomi Osaka To Release Children’s Book appeared first on NewsOne.

Deloitte US is committing $1.5 billion toward advancing social equity. The post Deloitte US Commits $1.5 Billion Toward Advancing Social Equity appeared first on NewsOne.

Ciara and Russell Wilson announced they’re donating $500,000 to nonprofits in Colorado annually. The post ‘Passionate About Making A Difference’: The Wilsons To Donate $500K Annually To Colorado Nonprofits appeared first on NewsOne.

Michelle Obama’s second memoir ‘The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times’ is slated to hit bookshelves in November. The post Former First Lady Michelle Obama To Release New Memoir Centered On Self-Worth And Resilience appeared first on NewsOne.

The Obamas have inked a deal with Audible to create projects that amplify diverse voices.

NBA star Stephen Curry has completed his studies at Davidson College, 13 years after being drafted into the NBA.

Raleigh-based Saint Augustine’s University is the first HBCU to launch a women’s rowing team.

A film about the story behind the iconic Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics is in the works.