Greenhouse Scholars Expands to Georgia
Greenhouse Scholars welcomes Bashel Lewis (l) and Amadou Bah (r) along with Charles Ellis (not pictured) as the first class of Scholars from Georgia. Alhassan Kamara (center) is a graduate of the program. The launch of Greenhouse Scholars in Georgia signifies a new and unique opportunity for high performing... Read more
Hallmark Mahogany Partners with Jill Scott’s Blues Babe Foundation to Launch National Scholarship
Hallmark’s Mahogany brand today announced a partnership with Blues Babe, a registered 501(c)3 foundation spearheaded by Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jill Scott. Through this partnership, Mahogany and the Blues Babe Foundation have established a national, merit-based scholarship for college students interested in pursuing a career in the writing arts. This... Read more
Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities Celebrates 25th Anniversary with more than 20,000 youth served
Culminating its 25th anniversary celebrations at a gala event at the Washington Marriott Marquis, the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities has raised more than $1.5 million for its Bridges from School to Work program, an initiative which has served more than 20,000 youth with disabilities, helping to train... Read more
First Lady Michelle Obama Joins Cicely Tyson, Ava Duvernay, Erykah Badu, Nadia Lopez and Dr. Helene Gayle on Stage in Celebration of “Black Girls Rock! ™”
BET Networks fifth annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ paid tribute to six groundbreaking women in the areas of entertainment, education, philanthropy, and health. Hosts Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King return to the show for their fourth year along with honorees Jada Pinkett Smith (Star Power Award), Ava DuVernay (Shot... Read more
Black Celebrities Come Out to Honor 2015 Heroes in the Struggle Honoring Jussie Smollett, Gregorio Millett, Vanessa Mills, and Janssen Therapeutics
Danny Glover (Color Purple, Lethal Weapon), Brian J. White (Scandal), Shaun Robinson (Access Hollywood), Naomi Campbell (Empire) and other Black celebrities from film, stage, television and music will come together on Thursday, June 18th for the 2015 Heroes in the Struggle Gala reception and awards presentation at the Directors... Read more