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Clarinda Barnett-Harrison is a rising leader in Detroit’s philanthropic community. Recently, Barnett-Harrison was appointed a dual role of director of economic prosperity and executive director of the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund within the United Way for Southeastern Michigan. In this position, Barnett-Harrison is developing the strategic path-forward to strengthen United Way’s positioning on efforts related to financial stability, wealth building and workforce development by…

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Former NFL running back Evan Royster understands and acknowledges just how fast an NFL career can blow by an athlete. Following a stellar collegiate career are Penn State University, Royster was drafted in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. His NFL career was marked by ups and downs but…

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Following the recent release of Beyoncé’s newest song and video, “Formation,” she will be going on a world tour of the same name in the spring. During the tour, she will give her fans an opportunity to donate to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The Formation World Tour will begin in North America on…

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Some 240 Atlanta-area nonprofits were honored this fall by Wells Fargo team members with $1,000 Days of Giving donations. Wells Fargo also announced that its employees in the Atlanta area gave or pledged $1.8 million this fall in the United Way and Community Support campaign — 24 percent more than last year. Wells Fargo Atlanta…

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Coinciding with a national campaign to teach everyone about credit, the newest “Get Financially Fit” seminar will take place at Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church on Saturday, Oct. 11, the Concerned Black Clergy of Metropolitan Atlanta announced. The free seminar will have something to offer to almost anyone with financial concerns or aspirations. Sessions will…

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