Spelman College Awarded $5.4 Million Grant from the Walton Family Foundation

Spelman College announced that it has received a $5.4 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to establish the Atlanta University Center Collective for the Study of Art History and Curatorial Studies. In conjunction with Walton Family Foundation grants to fund scholarships at Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University, the new initiative will result in… Continue reading Spelman College Awarded $5.4 Million Grant from the Walton Family Foundation

Diggy Simmons To Appear At dfree® Homecoming Conference Young Money Day

dfree® “Young Money” is designed to awaken and educate young people about the importance of finances and incorporating financial freedom as a daily lifestyle. This year, as part of its National Homecoming Conference, dfree® will present “Young Money Day,” aptly titled Building Billionaires LIVE, being headlined by an intimate Q&A with music, fashion and television… Continue reading Diggy Simmons To Appear At dfree® Homecoming Conference Young Money Day

Curtis Martin to Support Multi-Sport Youth Athletic Field

The City of Pittsburgh, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Dan Towriss, CEO of Group1001, today announced plans to design and construct a new youth athletic field in honor of Pro Football Hall of Famer Curtis Martin. Located near the Homewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh where Martin grew up, the new multi-sport synthetic turf field will… Continue reading Curtis Martin to Support Multi-Sport Youth Athletic Field

Shaquille O’Neal Joins Communities In Schools National Board of Directors

Communities In Schools (CIS), the national organization dedicated to empowering at-risk students to stay in school and on a path to a brighter future, is delighted to welcome NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal as the newest member of its national board of directors. “Over all the years I’ve known Shaquille, he has always shown himself… Continue reading Shaquille O’Neal Joins Communities In Schools National Board of Directors

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Awards Over $3.3 Million In Scholarships

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced $3,302,085.78 has been awarded, to date, to deserving students attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) or a Primarily Black Institution (PBI) from January 2018 to September 2018. Since the founding of TMCF in 1987 more than $300M has been raised to support the nearly 300,000 students… Continue reading Thurgood Marshall College Fund Awards Over $3.3 Million In Scholarships

Howard University Gallery of Art to Loan Charles White Works to Renowned Museum of Modern Art

  Two signature art works by Charles White from the Howard University Gallery of Art‘s permanent collection, Five Great American Negroes (1939-1940) and Native Son #2 (1942), are headed to The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for inclusion in an upcoming exhibition, Charles White: A Retrospective, on view from October 7, 2018 through January 13,… Continue reading Howard University Gallery of Art to Loan Charles White Works to Renowned Museum of Modern Art

Howard University Launches ‘HU Stands’ Campaign on Sexual Assault Prevention

As National Campus Safety Awareness Month approaches in September, Howard University will kick off a year-long campaign, “HU Stands” to promote sexual assault prevention on campus.  Today, the Office of Title IX and several campus partners, will host a campus event inviting students, faculty and staff to take the pledge to stand against interpersonal violence.… Continue reading Howard University Launches ‘HU Stands’ Campaign on Sexual Assault Prevention