Morehouse Grads Discuss How They Will Pay It Forward
Morehouse graduates Donavan White and Ernest Holmes tell us how it felt to have their student loans paid for by commencement speaker Robert Smith, and how they plan to fulfill his request to “pay it forward.”
Man Graduates with Nursing Degree from Same University Where He Started as a Janitor
Frank Baez started working at the New York University Hospital as a janitor, now he has graduated from the school with a nursing degree.
Black Church Pays Off $100,000 In Debt For College Students
34 college seniors had their student debts paid off thanks to a local church that raised more than $100,000.
Lebron James Partners With Walmart To Give 1 Billion Meals To Hungry Families
NBA superstar LeBron James is teaming up with retail giant Walmart as part of a campaign to provide food, essential supplies and educational support to at-risk families.
This Black Billionaire Paid Off The Student Loans For ALL Of The Morehouse Graduating Class of 2019
Billionaire investor Robert Smith has set a new bar this month when he announced during his commencement address that he was going to pay for all of the student debt of the Morehouse graduating class of 2019.
8-year-old chess champion: ‘I want to be the youngest grandmaster’
An 8-year-old living in a homeless shelter has won the New York State chess championship for his age bracket.
Black man who acted as his own attorney acquitted of murder
Philly native Hassan Bennett had always maintained his innocence, but unfortunately, our faulty criminal justice system ensured it would take him four trials and 13 years to finally prove it.
28-year-old mayor launches basic income policy distributing $500 monthly stipends to low income residents
28-year-old Mayor of Stockton, California Micheal Tubbs has launched a basic income policy that distributes $500 monthly stipends to low-income residents.