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Struggling With Stress? Giving Can Boost Your Health and Wellness

Reduce your stress by engaging in charitable giving and volunteerism

As we wrestle with stress and anxiety in these final days of 2016, remember that…

By Halima Leak Francis

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Knowledge is Key When You Vote and When You Give

Informed giving is critical to making your voice heard

Because giving is a “vote” of support, your voice matters just like it does in…

By Halima Leak Francis

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This Black Billionaire’s $20 Million Gift to NMAAHC Highlights Intentional Philanthropy

Three ways to exhibit intentional philanthropy

At a time when we feel the sting of tragedies fueled by racial injustices almost…

By Halima Leak Francis

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Black Philanthropy: Causes that Matter for Black Lives (and a Thriving Society)

Why we need to give to organizations positioned to make systemic change

The following was written by Halima Leak Francis and Natalie Ossenfort.
Sports legend, Michael Jordan’s recent…

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The Black Socialite and How to Head Up Your Own Charitable Events Like a Pro

Finding the right people, the purpose, and the spirit to host your own charity

Philanthropist & Rising Socialite Dr. Shirley Madhere (Image: Mangue Banzima)
Big ideas and big plans…

By Tia Walker

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My Dream Speaks Gala Honors Black Enterprise BRIDGE Foundation

Roberta Graves receives honor for her work with the Black Enterprise BRIDGE Foundation

Black Enterprise BRIDGE Foundation President, Roberta Graves, receives honor for her commitment to uplifting children’s…

By Courtney Connley

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NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott Shares Most Important Money Lessons

[Series] 3 Most Important Lessons I've Learned About Money

By the end of the night the football legend – considered to this day to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Young Gifted & Black Awards Honor Leaders in Art, Education, Philanthropy, and Business

Honorees include journalist Lola Ogunnaike and scholar Noel Scott Anderson Ph.D.

“This program has a simple mission, which is to bring light to individuals who exemplify…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Season For Giving: 5 Nonprofit Organizations You Should Know

These businesses give back to youth and families in the community

Donations are critical for non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations. And with the holiday season underway, the timing…

By Kandia Johnson

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[Op-Ed] No Shade Zone: How Zuckerberg’s $45 Billion Foundation Could Actually Help Minorities

Charitable move is actually a noble L.L.C. that could still forge positive change

Despite critics, Zuckerberg’s $45 billion charitable foundation is likely to help those in greatest need.

By Samara Lynn

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Join ‘Saving Our Homes, Saving Our Lives’ Event and Get Involved in World AIDS Day

Nonprofit health agency hosts charity awards benefit on December 1

FOX-5 TV News Reporter and radio talk show host Lisa Evers will serve as mistress…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Ways to Get Involved in National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week

National Coalition for the Homeless explains how you can make a difference

Each year the National Coalition for the Homeless designates the week prior to Thanksgiving as…

By Kandia Johnson

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$10 Million: Mellody Hobson and George Lucas Invest in Black and Latino Student Success

George Lucas Foundation Endowed Student Support Fund for Diversity changes lives

Power couple George Lucas and Mellody Hobson gave $10 million in support of black and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Celebrities Giving Back: Beyonce’s $7 Million Housing Gift

Apartments provide residential as well as social services for tenants

The housing accommodates men and women and supports its residents by providing meals, job readiness…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Power Women of the Diaspora: Global Philanthropist Talks Power of Black Women in Action

How MacDella Cooper used corporate experience in fashion to drive change in Liberia

MacDella Cooper has enjoyed a successful career in fashion and corporate event planning, working for…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Millions of People Join ‘Make a Difference Day’ on October 24

Here's how you can get involved, too.

On October 24, millions of people across the nation will take part in community service…

By Kandia Johnson

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Ex-NFL Player Warrick Dunn Gives 144th Gift of Homeownership to Single Parent

He and his foundation help provide resources for first-time home buyers

Warrick Dunn has decided to expand his NFL legacy with philanthropy, and he’s giving the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and Bombay Sapphire Partner for 2015 Artisan Series

Underrepresented artists are given a national platform to showcase their work

Rush Philanthropic Foundation and Bombay Saphire partner to promote contest for underrepresented artists.

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] Denzel Washington Inspires Youth at Louisiana Boys and Girls Club

Film star talks how to succeed as a leader with longevity

Denzel Washington made a visit to the Boys and Girls Club of Baton Rouge, La.,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Rose Stuckey Kirk Shares Insights in ColorComm Twitter Chat

Verizon executive offers tips for healthy work/life balance

Chief Social Responsibility Officer, Rose Stuckey Kirk, shares career insights and advice in ColorComm Twitter…

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