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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…

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Fashion and Philanthropy: Bené Scarves is a Small Business With a Big Mission

How Sasha Matthews and Michelle Blue formed friendpreneurship to aid African girls

Bené is not a typical clothing company. It’s where fashion and philanthropy meet. Learn more…

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2015 Shorty Awards to Honor Best of the Best of Social Media

Wyclef Jean among presenters highlighting Web stars in NYC April 20

The 2015 Shorty Awards hit the Times Center in New York City April 20, honoring…

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My Black is Beautiful Ambassador Talks Empowering Teen Girls to Recognize their Self-Worth

Project Beautify You, Inc. founder sheds light on the work they're doing to uplift young girls

My Black is Beautiful brand ambassador, Feyi Odukoya, talks empowering teen girls to recognize their…

By Courtney Connley

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FACE Africa Hosting 6th Annual WASH Gala: Instilling Clean Water Initiatives and Programs in West Africa

The event is aiming to raise $300,000 to provide residents with safe water

FACE Africa is hosting its sixth annual WASH gala, which will help provide clean water…

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Beyond the Runway with Fashion Model Flaviana Matata

The model talks fashion and philanthropy

When Flaviana Matata won the Miss Universe Tanzania pageant in 2007, she had no idea…

By Kandia Johnson

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NFL’s Patrick Willis To Announce Retirement Live

Many shocked as 30-year-old linebacker plans exit into community service

After much speculation on Monday, March 9, the San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday that 30…

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Women’s History Month: Advocacy Group Honors Global Leaders at Library of Congress

Global Connections for Women Foundation hosts first female president of Malawi, among other honorees

Check out highlights from the Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) honors gala, hosted at…

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Coca-Cola Advocating Entrepreneurship for Women Living In Slums

Company seeks to help at least 5 million enterprising females by 2020

Women’s History Month comes every March, and groups, individuals, businesses and corporations are celebrating the…

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Women’s History Month: 7 Fun, Enlightening Ways to Celebrate

Each year in March, organizations, schools and communities throughout the nation promote a multicultural women’s…

By Kandia Johnson

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Women of Power: 8 Corporate America Execs Remember Community Impact

These power bosses pencil service into their executive schedules

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we celebrate eight high-ranking women in corporate America who…

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Magic Johnson Gives $10 Million to Expand Job Program for Chicago Youth

Former NBA player helps to expand the opportunities for Chicago teens

Magic Johnson donates $10 million to expand the One Summer Chicago Plus program that offers…

By Courtney Connley

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Danny Simmons Talks the Impact of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation

Simmons explains the influence of his foundation and arts education

Danny Simmons talks Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the impact of arts education

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Steve Harvey and Coca-Cola Team Up for ‘Pay It Forward’

The program awards the next generation of African American leaders

This year, Steve Harvey and Coca-Cola are coming together to team up for the Pay…

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Infographic: How Millennials Can Get Involved in Philanthropy

Young people are giving back to their communities

An increasing number of millennials are looking to make a difference by donating their time,…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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5 Ways to Market Your Business for the Holiday Season

8 Ways To Shop For Gifts That Give Back

Sometimes, the best gifts are those that pay it forward to someone in need.

By Kandia Johnson

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Consumer Tip: Teaching Your Children about Philanthropy

Emphasize the importance of giving back

The holidays are an excellent time to teach your children about giving to those who…

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NFL Player Andre Johnson Buys More Than $16,000 Worth of Toys for Local Kids

Johnson provides early Christmas gifts to underprivileged kids

Houston Texans player Andre Johnson buys more than $16,000 worth of toys for local kids…

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From Passion to Nonprofit: How to Start a Philanthropic Organization

Take these steps to see success

Take these steps to see success in transitioning into philanthropy.

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