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

Pharrell Williams is Accepting Applications From Low-Income Families in Virginia For New Private School ‘Yellowhab’

Pharrell Williams is Accepting Applications From Low-Income Families in Virginia For New Private School ‘Yellowhab’ Virginia native Pharrell Williams is doing his part to make sure low-income families are “happy” with their education goals. The musician/entrepreneur is launching a private school for those who can’t afford to send their children to a regular private school.… Continue reading Pharrell Williams is Accepting Applications From Low-Income Families in Virginia For New Private School ‘Yellowhab’

Baltimore Ravens Owner Donating $4 Million for Maryland HBCUs In Honor Of Ozzie Newsome

Baltimore Ravens Owner Donating $4 Million for Maryland HBCUs In Honor Of Ozzie Newsome The owner of the National Football League‘s Baltimore Ravens has made a financial contribution to several Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the Maryland area. Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and his wife, Renee, will honor Ravens’ longtime personnel executive and… Continue reading Baltimore Ravens Owner Donating $4 Million for Maryland HBCUs In Honor Of Ozzie Newsome

La La Anthony is Joining McDonald’s in Helping HBCU Students Obtain $500,000 In Scholarships

McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Movement continues to enhance the education of Black students seeking higher education. They have recently partnered with Alani “La La” Anthony (Power) on their latest installment of the popular program. The fast-food chain, McDonald’s USA, and actress, producer, and New York Times best-selling author Alani “La La” Anthony are helping… Continue reading La La Anthony is Joining McDonald’s in Helping HBCU Students Obtain $500,000 In Scholarships

‘Sesame Street’ Introduces Two New Black Muppets to Open Discussions Dealing With Racism

‘Sesame Street’ Introduces Two New Black Muppets to Open Discussions Dealing With Racism When video of a white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, showing no regard for the life of a Black man, George Floyd, as Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes, the country erupted in protest over another unarmed Black man being… Continue reading ‘Sesame Street’ Introduces Two New Black Muppets to Open Discussions Dealing With Racism

Howard University School of Business Announces $4.9 Million Gift from Warner Music Group

The Howard University School of Business has announced a generous $4.9 million gift from Warner Music Group/Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund (WMG/BFF SJF). The monies from this gift will fund the creation of a new music business center. “I’d like to thank the Warner Music Group and the Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund… Continue reading Howard University School of Business Announces $4.9 Million Gift from Warner Music Group

Russell Westbrook Partners with LA Promise Fund to Launch the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Middle and High Schools

Washington Wizards basketball player and astute businessman Russell Westbrook along with his wife, Nina, and longtime business partner, Donnell Beverly, have announced that they have partnered with LA Promise Fund to launch the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Middle and High Schools. “Creating and supporting educational opportunities for underserved youth has always been a passion of… Continue reading Russell Westbrook Partners with LA Promise Fund to Launch the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Middle and High Schools

Jackson State Claims Deion Sanders’ Personal Items Were ‘Misplaced’ But Former NFL Player States ‘Naw, It Was Stolen’

Jackson State Claims Deion Sanders’ Personal Items Were ‘Misplaced’ But Former NFL Player States ‘Naw, It Was Stolen’ Former NFL great now college football coach Deion Sanders had a remarkable debut as a Jackson State coach when he led his team to a blowout victory against NAIA opponent Edward Waters College 53-0. Yet, although it… Continue reading Jackson State Claims Deion Sanders’ Personal Items Were ‘Misplaced’ But Former NFL Player States ‘Naw, It Was Stolen’

The Home Depot Plans to Donate $1 Million For Campus Improvements at HBCUs

The Home Depot ® has announced that it will contribute $1 million in grants to support campus improvements at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The grants will be distributed through its annual Retool Your School program, for which voting is now open. The program, which was established back in 2009, has emphasized HBCUs’ vital role… Continue reading The Home Depot Plans to Donate $1 Million For Campus Improvements at HBCUs

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

Arizona State University Renames Film School After Sidney Poitier

The recognition of pioneering actor Sidney Poitier is not lost in Arizona. Arizona State University has announced that it has renamed its film school after Black Hollywood icon Sidney Poitier. Poitier was the first Black man to win the Academy Award for best actor. “Arizona State University is deeply committed to the premise of inclusivity,… Continue reading Arizona State University Renames Film School After Sidney Poitier

Chris Paul Partners With TLS Sports to Host The HBCU CON at CP3 Basketball Academy in North Carolina

TLS Sports has announced a partnership with Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul and his CP3 Basketball Academy. The two entities will be hosting The HBCU CON, which is scheduled to take place this summer in North Carolina. The HBCU CON is a weeklong basketball and academic experience for elite players from Historically Black Colleges… Continue reading Chris Paul Partners With TLS Sports to Host The HBCU CON at CP3 Basketball Academy in North Carolina

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

Nile Rodgers’ We Are Family Foundation Announces the Youth To The Front Fund

Nile Rodgers’ We Are Family Foundation Announces the Youth To The Front Fund Youth To The Front Fund Frontliners 2020 from We Are Family Foundation on Vimeo. Nile Rodgers’ We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) created the Youth To The Front Fund (YTTFF) to support and fund under 30-year-old BIPOC-centered youth activists, youth-led organizations, projects, innovations… Continue reading Nile Rodgers’ We Are Family Foundation Announces the Youth To The Front Fund