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On March 21, 2019, more than 2,000 Atlantans gathered at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the inaugural Beloved Benefit. The fundraising dinner was inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and the idea of a community whose inhabitants love and respect one another. The Chick-fil-A Foundation and Mercedes-Benz Stadium joined together to underwrite the cost of…

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Issa Rae will host this year’s Diamond Ball. The “Insecure” actress will take center stage at Rihanna’s annual fundraising gala — which benefits the “Work” hitmaker’s own Clara Lionel Foundation — on September 13 in New York City, while “This Is America” hitmaker Childish Gambino will perform for the guests. And the “Umbrella” singer couldn’t be happier…

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Then this happened!!!! Beyoncé singing some Whitney!!!! #WTF #awesome #hollywoodstyle 3/5/16 #wow A video posted by Bruce Bozzi (@brucebozzi) on Mar 5, 2016 at 10:35pm PST Fans couldn’t, one, believe they were being graced with the presence of Queen Bey, let alone she flawlessly delivered her rendition of Dolly Parton’s Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always…

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Detroit entrepreneurs DeRone Buffington and Marlowe Stoudamire Photo Credit: Porsha Mitchell for Steed Media Service ICYMI: Detroit entrepreneurs are on the rise, and DeRone Buffington and Marlowe Stoudamire are definitely in that class. During the holidays, they hosted their second annual Winter Classic fundraising event that benefitted the Midnight Golf Program (MGP) in Detroit. The…

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Last week, rolling out brought you in-depth coverage of this year’s Tux and Chucks charity gala. We would be remiss if we didn’t talk about one of its main attractions: the Chucks. Although some guests opted for stilettos and Kenneth Coles, many rocked Chucks that were specially designed. The unique theme inspired chic ensembles paired with…

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Photo credit: Raquelle Harris for Steed Media Service The fifth annual Tux & Chucks charity fundraiser was definitely a night to remember. This year’s event took place on Nov. 27, 2015, otherwise known as Black Friday. There was no shopping at this event though, instead hundreds of Detroiters came out to support a phenomenal cause. Put on…

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Darius Nix, the founder and executive director of Friends in the City Foundation, has 14 years of educating students from early childhood to high school. He has made a deliberate choice to effect change in the world by impacting the lives of children directly through education, thus creating a brighter future. We spoke to Nix…

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The Chicago Urban League has to be one of the most powerful African American organizations in America. Its CEO, Andrea L. Zopp, is a prime example of a progressive leader who knows the fundamentals to long-term success: coalescing social and business objectives. The National Urban League’s evolving mission is led by the noble and experienced CEO,…

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Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and composer Chrisette Michele delivered a soulful and passionate performance at the 2014 Winter Soulstice fundraiser in Detroit. The black-tie event was hosted by the distinguished women of The Renaissance chapter of The Links Inc. on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Garden Theatre. This private aristocratic event attracted nearly 700…

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On Saturday, Nov. 8,2014 , the Renaissance chapter of The Links Inc. hosted their 2014 winter soulstice fundraiser. The private star-studded function was held in downtown Detroit at The Garden Theatre. A “silver carpet” led nearly 700 esteemed Links, supporters and guests into the enchanted winter themed event. The event commenced with a reception hosted…

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