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Taylor Richardson believes the Oscar-nominated film reminds women, especially Black women, that they can do anything that white men can do.

The 49ers quarterback also continues to donate $100K a month to organizations that help communities in need.

A philanthropy organization awards nearly $3 million in grants toward education programs in Kentucky for Black boys. Observers praised the award, but warned that Black girls are being neglected.

Since its February launch, more than 100 houses of faith have enrolled in the Grace Church Websites program.

The largest commitment of its kind will help fight structural inequalities that young women of color face in the U.S.

Known for his hip-hop roots and philanthropic efforts, Russell Simmons has vowed to helped the thousands in Flint, Michigan affected by the water crisis.

Guest host Jeff Johnson talks with Neo Soul singer/songwriter Anthony David on “NewsOne Now” about his career, being a part of Pres. Obama’s music playlist…

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Dr. Dre, the world renowned hip hop mogul, raised eyebrows among African Americans in the early part of 2013 by announcing his $35 million gift…

Wendy Pittman is a successful businesswoman, mother, and wife. She and her family live in the Washington DC area. Her daughter, Tiffani Rae, is a young fashionista just like her mother. Her son, Christopher, is a student at Howard University. Wendy and her Husband, Eric, are active philanthropists and are heavily involved in helping local […]

Mellody Hobson talks about philanthropy in today’s “Money Mondays” segment. A Florida newspaper and the Center for Investigative Reporting recently put together a list of…

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Oprah Winfrey, the well renowned philanthropist and media superstar is donating $12 million to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.  Winfrey’s name will go on a 350-seat theater in recognition of her being the largest contributor to the Museum. Read more about Oprah’s ties to the museum from the Washington Post’s article. Oprah […]

In a recent sit-down with Time.com, Moshe Levi (pictured), the rapper formerly known as Shyne (most-famously known for a voice reminiscent of Biggie and most-infamously known for his involvement in a 1999 New York nightclub shooting), went into detail about his legal name change; what kind of content to expect on his forthcoming albums, Gangland […]