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While other Black politicians have expressed concerns with the Trump administration, Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, seems to be supporting the embattled president with great enthusiasm. Perhaps one reason for this is that Booker has been receiving campaign funds from Trump’s son-in-law and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner. During Booker’s 2013 Senate campaign, he received…

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Dr. Ben Carson, the only Black republican candidate for president, has announced that he is suspending his campaign. Carson has only been able to pick up eight delegates in the primary elections and caucuses that have been held so far. The retired neurosurgeon has realized that he has no path to the Republican nomination. He…

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Now that Carter-gate has settled, Beyoncé has set her sights on lending a hand to local charities. Recently, a fresh-faced Mrs. Carter attended the Chime for Change one-year anniversary party at the Gucci store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The “Pretty Hurts” singer donated a hefty sum to fund several projects for girls…

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We’ve all heard the adage, “the more you give, the more you receive.” I believe that most people are willing to give, but uncertain about how to make the most meaningful contributions. It’s perfectly fine to give as opportunities arise. However, being proactive about charitable giving allows you to deliberate about how you “invest.” That’s…

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Check out the events happening in your town.   Highland Park’s MLK Service Opportunity: Write Letters to Soldiers and Children of the Military (1207 Park Ave. W) Write letters to soldiers and children of the military. This is an ongoing event.       Be Part Of MLK Day of Service 2012 and Donate Coats (1710 N Kostner…

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It’s been a great few weeks for philanthropy in the world of hip-hop. While several rappers are busy fighting corporate corruption in various Occupy Protests, rapper 50 Cent is busy battling world hunger. After launching his Street King initiative a few months ago, a plan to feed one million of the world’s starving kids through…

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