Bloomberg Philanthropies pledges $100 million to 4 medical HBCUs

Morehouse School of Medicine students are set to receive a major financial boost, initiated by Michael Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies, as the former NY mayor and presidential candidate is pledging $26 million to the school. According to multiple sources, the investment will cover currently enrolled students to the tune of $100,000. “This historic investment in […]

DeKalb County CEO Mike Thurmond endorses Mike Bloomberg for president

The presidential race is starting to heat up across the country as 14 states vote in the Democratic primary today. On Monday, March 2, 2020, two candidates ended their quest to become the Democratic nominee for president, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar. In Georgia, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond endorsed former New York City Mayor […]

Harlem School of the Arts honors Herb Alpert

In recognition of American music icons Herb Alpert and Lani Hall Alpert, whose philanthropy through the Herb Alpert Foundation since 2010 totals $6 million, Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) named its award-winning 37,000-square-foot building Harlem School of the Arts – The Herb Alpert Center. On Monday, March 11, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and a […]

Sylvia Woods, Founder of Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem, Has Died

The “Queen of Soul Food,” Sylvia Woods, has died at age 86 not far from the landmark Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem that she built into a local and national treasure that was adored by millions, including celebrities, politicians, big businesspeople and even presidents like Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. A long line of dignitaries flooded […]

The Richest Politicians in the Country

Some politicians come into the game loaded. Some start stacking real chips once they get into the highest offices in the land or, as in the case of the Clinton political dynasty, collect the paper in bundles after they leave office by commanding exorbitant speaking fees on the lecture circuit. Below are a list of […]

Young, Gifted and Black: 17-Year-Old Myles Miller Hired at ‘Huffington Post’

    Six years ago Myles Miller started his career as the managing editor for politics at Children’s PressLine, and in 2006 he was the youngest journalist ever to report from the White House when he served as an official correspondent for Hearst Television’s Teen Kids News. Now 17, Myles has made an indelible mark […]

2 Wealthy White Donors Giving $60 Million to Programs Serving Black and Latino Men

The New York City mayor’s office is calling its recently announced Young Men’s Initiative, America’s “boldest and most comprehensive effort to tackle the broad disparities slowing the advancement of black and Latino young men.” The initiative will include job placement and fatherhood classes for participants, with an added focus on training for probation officers and school […]