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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…

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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…

By Brittany Dandy

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[WATCH] Malala Yousafzai Shares Meaningful Message

Nobel Peace Prize recipient gives personal perspective on civil- activism

Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Malala Yousafzai, gives her personal perspective on civil activism on “The…

By Brittany Dandy

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BE Modern Man: Meet Author, Life Coach, and the 19th Child of 21, Paul Lamar Hunter

The entrepreneur proves that limits nor lineage can determine the quality of one’s life

Paul Lamar Hunter is living proof that neither limits nor lineage can determine the quality…

By Daron Pressley

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Entrepreneur Dedicates Small Business to Children Obtaining Job Skills

Darlene Alston provides hands on work experience and a place for teens to grow

Entrepreneur Darlene Alston provides teens with hands on work experience in her quaint vintage tea…

By Brittany Dandy

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‘Castle’ Star Tamala Jones Launches Brain Aneurysm Survivor Model Search

Actress has teamed up with hatmaker Canada Bliss for a project that hits close to home

Actress Tamala Jones has teamed up with luxury hat maker, Canada Bliss, for a project…

By Brittany Dandy

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Magic Johnson Donates $1 Million to Support Chicago Teachers

Johnson gives back to the nonprofit OneGoal

Magic Johnson donates $1 million to OneGoal to support Chicago teachers.

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Hot 97 Empowers Girls With Ultimate Prom Experience

Laura Stylez & Nessa promote self-confidence and host giveaway contest and makeover

HOT 97’s Laura Stylez & Nessa hosted the wrap-up party for their Ultimate Prom Experience…

By Brittany Dandy

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