Jay-Z and his mom are helping to send young people to college

Jay-Z and his mother have been helping send students to college for nearly two decades now. The Shawn Carter Foundation was co-founded by Gloria Carter and her son Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, and was recognized as a public charity in 2003. The foundation had a table at the 2022 Made in America festival in Philadelphia, and […]

‘Scholarship Mom’ Gwen Thomas teaches students how to finish college debt-free

When it comes to helping students find money to pay for college, complete admissions applications or write scholarship essays, no person is more vigilant than Gwen Thomas, aka “The Scholarship Mom.” There is no cheating on college entrance exams or falsifying records to secure a seat at a prestigious school. Thomas does it the right way. […]

Black, Gifted & Whole supporting HBCU students through school and pandemic

The Black, Gifted & Whole Foundation, is a Black, queer-led organization that supports Black queer students. Black, Gifted & Whole’s mission is to ensure the inclusivity of Black queer representation in the conversations of higher education at HBCUs and beyond. The organization provides financial assistance and resources to Black students and the Black queer community. […]

Aio Wireless awards college scholarships, gives away tablets in L.A.

Students from AMAN, Inc. receive college scholarships and tablets courtesy of Aio Wireless™ “30 Days, 30 Dreams” Dreams have been fulfilled courtesy of Aio Wireless’ 30 Days, 30 Dreams program. Thirty Los Angeles-area students each received an $1,000 college scholarship and a tablet. Designed to invigorate nonprofit programs that create opportunities for future leaders in the communities […]

Over half a million dollars raised for African American scholars

  LINK Unlimited’s 9th Annual DreamKeepers Awards Gala was the most successful fundraiser in the organization’s 46-year history.  The organization raised more than a half a million dollars during this year’s event that will support African American scholars. Over 600 of Chicago’s top business, philanthropic and community leaders were in attendance during the event, which was held on […]

Jay-Z Talks New Baby, Obama’s Re-Election

Jay-Z’s life is about to change in a drastic way as the first-time father is expecting a child with wife, Beyoncé. And with a baby on the way, the already focused rapper now has even more reason to be concerned about the future, not only for himself but for his growing family and the world […]