NoMo COO Monique Curry-Mims is breaking the cycle of poverty in Philadelphia

No Options, More Opportunities (NoMo) is an organization in Philadelphia whose mission is to provide a safe space for youth and young adults to develop positive life skills and nurture their potential to break the cycle of poverty. With over 15,700 followers across social media, NoMo is getting the message across about what young people […]

Daniel Farr changing lives in the community with Project H.E.L.P. ATL

Daniel Farr is the founder of the nonprofit organization Project H.E.L.P. ATL, which stands for Humanity Evolves from Loving People. Since 2020, Project H.E.L.P. ATL has been spreading kindness to and through the community through action, helping 3,000 people since the organization’s inception by providing meals, dental assistance, hair care, showers, COVID-19 relief, and more. […]

Sigma Gamma Rho members look forward to their new chapter this November

The members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated will return to Indianapolis to celebrate their Centennial Founders weekend, Nov. 11–13. As the organization continues celebrating its 100th anniversary, members have much to be excited about as they enter a new chapter. Rolling out had an opportunity to speak with executive director Karen Y. Williams, and […]

Dionne Nicole Smith shares why compassion is critical in health care

Dionne Nicole Smith, the director of development for the Guest House, is passionate about what she does. Her caring nature and life experience informs her work and perspective. The Guest House provides resources and lodging for individuals who travel to Chicago for major surgeries. Rolling out spoke with Smith about why she chose this career, […]

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority welcomes new members Brownstone

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. returned to Indianapolis, Indiana, to celebrate its Centennial Boule July 12-17. They welcomed several new members, including Marsha Abrosius, and the ladies of Brownstone. Rolling out spoke with group member Nicci Gilbert about being inducted into the centennial class. What about Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. made you want to join? […]

MC Lyte shares what it means to be a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc.

As a prominent Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. member, Lana Moorer, aka MC Lyte, has been a proud sorority member for 15 years. The organization recently celebrated its Centennial Boule in Indianapolis, Indiana. Rolling out had the opportunity to speak with MC Lyte about her membership, its impact, and some memorable moments from the week […]

Kandi Burruss hosts back-to-school drive for over 500 students

Kandi Burruss is giving back to the community she grew up in. On July 30, the entrepreneur and entertainer hosted a back-to-school giveaway for over 500 students in East Point, Georgia, sponsored by her foundation, Kandi Cares and Goodr, Nouveaux and Garner law firm. After the event, Burruss spoke to rolling out about her foundation […]

NAMI names Master P new ambassador for mental health advocacy

This week NAMI was thrilled to announce that they have a new Ambassador – welcome, Master P! We are beyond grateful for Mr. Miller as an ambassador, and are so proud to see this community of advocates expand. Percy “Master P” Miller, entrepreneur, music mogul, philanthropist, mental health advocate says, “I’m turning my pain into purpose and […]

Miss California USA Tiffany Johnson shares her success beyond the glamour

Tiffany Johnson is a model, host, actress, choreographer, and lifelong athlete. She’s attained success as a Los Angeles Clippers girl and an actress, and most recently won Miss California USA 2022, but Johnson wants everyone to know that it was a journey to get to this point in her life. Tell us about yourself. I […]

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated celebrates centennial

Sisterhood. Service. Leadership. It’s been 100 years since seven young women decided they wanted “Greater” on the Irvington campus at Butler University. Greater solutions, advancement, opportunities, and a greater impact on the surrounding community. As evidenced by their slogan of “Greater Service, Greater Progress,” the founding members planted the seeds, laying a solid foundation that […]

Joél Olivier provides tender care for aging parents

Joél Olivier wants you to know that everything will be fine. The senior director for the Center for Elders’ Independence in Oakland, California, told rolling out that people who have parents who are about to enter senior homes or day programs should not worry. What advice do you have for people who are considering placing […]

Usher headlines 2022 Beloved Benefit, helps raise $6.3M for charity

Atlanta showed up and showed out for the 2022 Beloved Benefit hosted in the city’s pride and joy venue, the Mercedes Benz Stadium. The seeds that civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Congressman John Lewis and Ralph David Abernathy planted in Atlanta came to fruition as $6.3 million was raised for eight nonprofit organizations. Those […]

Usher’s New Look announces 2022 Women of Influence honorees

Celebrating 23 years of service to young people of color and recognizing two influential women who embody the spirit of giving, Usher’s New Look (UNL) announced its 2022 Women of Influence honorees at a Spring Tea held at Columbia University’s historic Faculty House. The festive gathering, an annual and signature UNL event, has a serious […]

Tyler Perry hosts luncheon to show appreciation for Atlanta police officers

On June 19, Tyler Perry Studios hosted an appreciation luncheon for the Atlanta Police Department. Mayor Andre Dickens, interim Police Chief Darin Schierbaum, and Perry were present at the luncheon as this event was used to help boost morale in the police department. Mayor Andre Dickens told WSB-TV that he was glad that Perry decided […]

Dave Bing Community Park breaks ground in Detroit

On Thursday, June 16, 2022, Michigan-Hartford Memorial Baptist Church hosted a groundbreaking event to renovate and rename Luger Park in honor of former Detroit mayor and Detroit Pistons legend Dave Bing. Several community leaders and Detroit Pistons legends showed up to support the initiative. But the event was also to celebrate former Mayor Bing for […]

DeKalb County gets a new community room, thanks to Atlanta Hawks, State Farm

Keeping the youth occupied during the summer is one of the biggest challenges parents face every extended school break. To help address the issue, the Atlanta Hawks and State Farm partnered to fund a community room renovation at the N.H. Scott Recreation Center in DeKalb County. At the unveiling of the newly upgraded room on […]

Nissan diversity partners with PENCIL project to give away supplies to teachers

Nissan is all about giving back. On May 27, the Nissan diversity team partnered with the PENCIL project to give away free school supplies to five teachers in the Nashville, Tennessee area. PENCIL stands for Public Education Needs Community Involvement in Leadership, and founder Angie Adams has been the president of the project for 40 […]

College basketball star Deja Kelly set to teach kids life and business skills

Deja Kelly is one of the most popular athletes in college sports. UNC’s star guard has over 160,000 followers on Instagram, and thanks to the Name, Image and Likeness bill, she’s able to cash in on some of her notoriety. She has partnered with Forever 21 and Sports Illustrated for the Summer Capsule Campaign to […]

Markey W. Pierre empowers the next generation of female leaders

Dr. Markey Pierré’s lifetime commitment to professional excellence, community service, and good public policy has led to substantive progress for the State of Louisiana in many areas, including K-12 and higher education, construction, health care, maritime law, and municipal government. During her 20-plus-year career as a successful business owner and executive, author, motivational speaker, lobbyist, […]

The Confess Project is training Black barbers to be mental health advocates

Barbershops are safe spaces for men to talk about a variety of topics: Sports, trending news, their children, politics, music, etc. Discussing mental health is also a topic that should be talked about in barbershops, and Lorenzo Lewis is on a mission to get that conversation started. On May 19, Lewis, the founder of the […]