The LeBron James Foundation continues to expand its already impressive footprint in James’ hometown of Akron, Ohio. The foundation has been heavily invested in education, job training, affordable housing and now health care resourcing. The namesake foundation recently teamed up with AxessPointe Community Health Partners to construct a $3-million-dollar I Promise HealthQuarters facility, reports the […]
NBA legend Earl ‘The Pearl’ Monroe and Sandra L. Richards, managing director and head of Morgan Stanley’s Global Sports and Entertainment Division, receive honorary degrees
Medgar Evers College is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s honorary doctorate degrees during its 2022 Commencement Ceremony. Honorary recipients include American pro-basketball player, Hall-of-Famer, and education advocate, Earl “The Pearl” Monroe; and managing director, head of Morgan Stanley’s Global Sports & Entertainment Division and Segment Sales & Engagement Group, Sandra L. Richards. […]
The TEAM-UP Together Scholarship Program aims to aid under-represented African American students by offering $10,000 awards.
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NBA legend LeBron James gave students from his I Promise School in Akron, Ohio the surprise of a lifetime. As the school year comes to a close and the Los Angeles Lakers’ star is well into his offseason, he decided to show up and interact with some of the students at the public school supported […]
Megastar CeeLo Green was among the recipients of honorary doctorates at GIA University, an international institution that supports humanitarian efforts through acts of service. CeeLo has been a trailblazing force in music and entertainment for decades. “CeeLo’s philanthropic endeavors have been well-noted, and he remains one of the greatest creative minds on the planet”, said […]
President of Pepsi multicultural, Derek Lewis, is the commencement speaker at Morris Brown 2022 graduation
Derek Lewis, the first president of PepsiCo’s multicultural business and equity development organization is the commencement speaker at Morris Brown College’s graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 21. Morris Brown has recently regained its accreditation, after not having it for the last 20 years. To add to the celebration, Lewis plans on giving a motivational address […]
History has been made. In 2002, Morris Brown College lost its accreditation due to financial mismanagement. Fast forward 20 years later, and the university is back on the map thanks to the hard work of Morris Brown College President Kevin James, Ed.D. “This is a historic moment for Morris Brown College, James told rolling out. […]
Travis Scott is slowly emerging from his metaphorical bunker to return to the spotlight in recent months, particularly in the philanthropic arena. Scott’s Cactus Jack Foundation has awarded $1 million in scholarships to 100 students at historically Black colleges and universities. It is designed to help seniors ensure they graduate in 2022. The 31-year-old rapper, […]
Lincoln College is shutting its doors permanently after serving generations of students for over 157 years. Lincoln College President David Gerlach described the shuttering of the Illinois-based school as devastating. “The loss of history, careers and a community of students and alumni is immense,” Gerlach announced on Friday, May 6, according to WMBD television station […]
The stars were out at one HBCU graduation over 2022 Mother’s Day weekend. Howard University’s May 7 celebration hosted alumna Taraji P. Henson as this year’s commencement speaker. Also on the stage with Henson was the University’s Dean of Fine Arts Phylicia Rashad. Rashad and University President Wayne A. l. Frederick presented the degrees to […]
Laz Alonso presented a $45,000 check to Alabama State University for winning Home Depot‘s 2022 Retool Your School campaign. ASU also received a $50,000 campus improvement grant to give the school a total of $95,000. Before the presentation, Alonso sat with rolling out to discuss the importance of giving back to HBCUs. Why are you […]
Actor and entertainment Terrence J never lets a moment pass without shouting out his roots. The North Carolina native makes sure people know wherever he goes that he is full of Aggie Pride, the mantra of the proud students and alum at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, North Carolina. Recently, Terrence J was in Atlanta […]
Normalcy has been restored to picturesque Morris Brown College. Twenty years after Morris Brown lost its accreditation due to financial mismanagement and scandal, the renowned college has regained its legendary cachet. The historically black college, which counts Morehouse and Spelman colleges and Clark Atlanta University as its neighbors within the Atlanta University Center, was granted […]
Infoblox Inc. is the leader in cloud-first networking and security, and they recently announced plans to conduct a second pilot of its Diverse Student Certification with Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) in Detroit, Michigan. As part of their commitment to increase the representation of women and minorities in the tech sector, the pilot program […]
Avonne Thompson talks about Infoblox’s ‘DDI Certification Program’ and how it’s giving Black students a fair chance
Infoblox, the leader in cloud-first networking and security, recently held an event in Detroit on Monday, April 25 t 10 a.m. ET to announce plans to conduct a second pilot of its Diverse Student Certification with Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD). As part of Infoblox’s commitment to increase the representation of women and minorities in […]
McKenzie Guevarez, in her upper 20s, posted the video on TikTok and it now has over 150,000 views.
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The study found that movement on a regular basis keeps kids healthy and fit for school.
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In honor of Women’s History Month, rolling out interviewed Dr. Eve Hudson, founder and chief strategist of Evingerlean Worldwide® — an entity created to empower first-generation scholars and graduates across the globe. Tell us a little bit about how you fulfill your mission. We do this through our empowering signature programs, award-winning podcast, first-of-its-kind store […]
Just months after Howard University students went on strike to protest the deplorable living conditions in the campus dorms, the faculty are now the ones planning a walkout at the iconic HBCU. Professors and other faculty members poured out of the departments and spilled onto the grassy lawns of the Washington, D.C., institution. Non-tenured track […]
Malcolm X once famously stated that “education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” On Tuesday, March 8, 2022, President Joe Biden announced he’s helping to pay for those passports. The White House announced a reported record amount of federal funding, $2.7 billion, that are […]