The Jrue and Lauren Holiday Social Impact Fund Distributes $1 Million in Grant Funding to Black Owned Businesses and Nonprofits

Back in May, NBA All-Star Jrue Holiday and his wife, who is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, Lauren Holiday had announced that applications for Black and brown business owners who would like to apply for assistance from the Jrue and Lauren Holiday Social Impact Fund (JLH Fund) were being accepted. The married couple has just… Continue reading The Jrue and Lauren Holiday Social Impact Fund Distributes $1 Million in Grant Funding to Black Owned Businesses and Nonprofits

Hip-Hop Artist Cordae Partners With Disney & ESPN To Fund HBCU Scholarships

GRAMMY®-nominated and acclaimed Hip-Hop artist Cordae Amari Dunston is collaborating with Disney Dreamers Academy, which is held at Walt Disney World, and ESPN’s The Undefeated to award scholarships to youth from underrepresented communities attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Cordae is also a featured artist on Liberated / Music For The Movement Volume 3… Continue reading Hip-Hop Artist Cordae Partners With Disney & ESPN To Fund HBCU Scholarships

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Signs With the William Morris Agency, Launches ‘The Excellence Program’ for Aspiring Executives

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Signs With the William Morris Agency, Launches ‘The Excellence Program’ for Aspiring Executives Sean “Diddy” Combs continues to make moves as he navigates his career in several directions. The “Bad Boy” has recently signed with the William Morris Agency and he also launches an initiative for people who aspire to become executives… Continue reading Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Signs With the William Morris Agency, Launches ‘The Excellence Program’ for Aspiring Executives

Kool & the Gang’s Robert Kool Bell Hosting the Kool Kids Foundation Golf Tournament in July 2021

  Celebrate good times this summer as Robert Kool Bell, founder of the Grammy Award winning Kool & the Gang will host the second annual Kool Kids Foundation Golf Tournament. The event will take place on Tuesday, July 13th 2021 at the Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club, located at 100 Walnut Street in Livingston,… Continue reading Kool & the Gang’s Robert Kool Bell Hosting the Kool Kids Foundation Golf Tournament in July 2021

Megan Thee Stallion to Provide One Student a Full-Ride Scholarship to Attend Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at Long Island University

Megan Thee Stallion to Provide One Student a Full-Ride Scholarship to Attend Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at Long Island University Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, who the world knows as Megan Thee Stallion is making money moves towards the advancing of a young student looking for higher education. The Grammy Award-winning musician… Continue reading Megan Thee Stallion to Provide One Student a Full-Ride Scholarship to Attend Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at Long Island University

HEINZ Partners With The LEE Initiative to Help Preserve Black-Owned Restaurants’ Cultural Legacy

As a brand that’s been around for over 150 years, HEINZ recognizes the profound influence food can have on culture. America’s Black-owned restaurants are cultural treasures that have been instrumental in shaping the food and flavor we enjoy today. HEINZ is partnering with nonprofit restaurant equality organization The LEE Initiative and Southern Restaurants for Racial… Continue reading HEINZ Partners With The LEE Initiative to Help Preserve Black-Owned Restaurants’ Cultural Legacy

NBA Foundation Announces Second Grant Round For More Than $3 million to Support Black Economic Empowerment

NBA Foundation Announces Second Grant Round For More Than $3 million to Support Black Economic Empowerment The NBA Foundation today announced a total of more than $3 million in grants that will create employment opportunities, further career advancement and drive greater economic empowerment in Black communities.  Nine organizations – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami,… Continue reading NBA Foundation Announces Second Grant Round For More Than $3 million to Support Black Economic Empowerment

Beyoncé Teams Up With adidas to Provide Financial Assistance for Texans Who Have Been Affected by Recent Storm

Beyoncé Teams Up With adidas to Provide Financial Assistance for Texans Who Have Been Affected by Recent Storm The people of Texas are getting much-needed relief due to the recent weather-related troubles that have hit the state. Beyonce Knowles-Carter is once again opening up her purse to assist those in their time of need. According… Continue reading Beyoncé Teams Up With adidas to Provide Financial Assistance for Texans Who Have Been Affected by Recent Storm

Sean Combs Announces Latest Celebrity Series ‘The Crew League’ Premiering On REVOLT

Sean “Diddy” Combs has announced the premiere of The Crew League for the REVOLT network. The Crew League is an unscripted basketball competition series where celebrities and their perspective “crews” will meet up to go head-to-head in competition against each other. The ultimate prize? Bragging rights and a grand prize. “The Crew League delivers REVOLT’s… Continue reading Sean Combs Announces Latest Celebrity Series ‘The Crew League’ Premiering On REVOLT

Jay-Z Donates Proceeds From Music Collaboration with Nipsey Hussle ‘What It Feels Like’ to Nipsey’s Estate and the Hampton House

Jay-Z Donates Proceeds From Music Collaboration with Nipsey Hussle ‘What It Feels Like’ to Nipsey’s Estate and the Hampton House According to an interview with GQ magazine, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter donated the fee he earned on his collaboration with Ermias Joseph Asghedom, also known as Nipsey Hussle to Hussle’s estate and the Hampton House. The… Continue reading Jay-Z Donates Proceeds From Music Collaboration with Nipsey Hussle ‘What It Feels Like’ to Nipsey’s Estate and the Hampton House

Vince Carter Announces Launch of the Vince Carter Scholarship and Mentorship Program

Vince Carter Announces Launch of the Vince Carter Scholarship and Mentorship Program NBA legend Vince Carter has announced the official launch of the Vince Carter Scholarship and Mentorship Program in the Toronto area of Canada. The scholarship, which amounts to $ 25,000 dollar per student, will be primarily targeting high school students who have taken… Continue reading Vince Carter Announces Launch of the Vince Carter Scholarship and Mentorship Program

Beyoncé Is Helping Individuals and Families Facing Evictions and Foreclosures With $5000 Grants

Beyoncé Is Helping Individuals and Families Facing Evictions and Foreclosures With $5000 Grants Beyonce Carter is ending the year as she has been doing throughout and that’s being charitable! The philanthropist entertainer and her BeyGOOD foundation have announced that they will be providing financial assistance to families who are either facing evictions or foreclosures. “When… Continue reading Beyoncé Is Helping Individuals and Families Facing Evictions and Foreclosures With $5000 Grants

Sekou Writes Contributes ‘HERO Hoodies’ to Support Project Love Strong’s 3rd Annual Hoodies for the Homeless

Author and playwright Sekou Writes models his HERO Hoodies, a “get one give one” project he created to support Project Love Strong’s 3rd annual Hoodies for the Homeless event. For each HERO Hoodie purchased, a second hoodie is donated to the homeless to keep them warm during the winter months. The event, which took place on Saturday… Continue reading Sekou Writes Contributes ‘HERO Hoodies’ to Support Project Love Strong’s 3rd Annual Hoodies for the Homeless

Big Sean Surprises Young Rapper During McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Mentors Program

McDonald’s has announced that it has collaborated with award-winning rapper, singer, and songwriter, Sean Michael-Leonard Anderson, better known by his popular Big Sean moniker, in its newly-launched McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Mentors program. The virtual content series helps the company’s increased focus on providing opportunities for education and skills in the communities it serves.… Continue reading Big Sean Surprises Young Rapper During McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Mentors Program

#ChangeMusic Roadmap Initiative Launched by The Recording Academy And Color Of Change

The Recording Academy (Home of the Grammys) and Color Of Change (the nation’s largest online racial justice organization), have announced the collaborative release of the #ChangeMusic Roadmap. #ChangeMusic Roadmap is a guide created to help move the music industry beyond conversation and intention and move it towards actionable racial justice. This collaborative effort is the… Continue reading #ChangeMusic Roadmap Initiative Launched by The Recording Academy And Color Of Change