Philanthropy

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

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.

Many of America’s school classrooms will be getting a much-needed assist in this new school year from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and website DonorsChoose.org. The Gates Foundation will be matching all donations received today–Friday, August 21–at DonorsChoose.org, up to $1 million.  Charles Best, the chief executive and founder of DonorsChoose, says America’s public schools […]

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…

In February, President Barack Obama announced an initiative to respond to the economic, employment, and educational disparities that young men of color face as they enter…

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…

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…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali’s fists made him famous, but his plight as a social activist was perhaps his biggest fight. At the Muhammad Ali Center, visitors see the three-time world heavyweight champion railing against war, segregation and poverty. They also see the softer side of a man embracing spiritual growth. On Saturday, the […]

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 […]

MSNBC host Al Sharpton and iconic boxing promoter Don King will give away hundreds of turkeys in Harlem, Queens,  and other parts of the City on Monday. It all takes place at the National Action Network 106 West 145th Streetin New York, Monday, December 19, 2011 1:00 p.m. In addition to giving away turkeys at NAN’s […]