Philanthropy

A philanthropy organization awards nearly $3 million in grants toward education programs in Kentucky for Black boys. Observers praised the award, but warned that Black girls are being neglected.

In February, President Barack Obama announced an initiative to respond to the economic, employment, and educational disparities that young men of color face as they enter…

The news media highlights the big philanthropists, the big spenders: Oprah, Bill Gates, The Levines, The Spanglers. Those are the names that make the headlines, but everyday people with smaller wallets and big hearts give what they can to help local organizations. These everyday philanthropists don’t always make the headlines, but they do make an […]

While it is commonly believed that philanthropy is a custom reserved for the white, super wealthy of the world, many African Americans, rich and poor, have donated their time and money to community-based organizations, churches and charitable causes. From the abolition of slavery, to the establishment and construction of churches and schools, to providing humanitarian […]

Philadelphia Eagle defensive back Nnamdi Asomugha has been dubbed “the senator” by teammates due to his philanthropy involving youth and education. Asomugha has started “Asamugha…