The loss of a child is never assuaged, but Dwight and Patricia Summerfield tried to alleviate the pain by presenting $41,667 in scholarships to five college friends of their late son, Andrew Joseph Summerfield.
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UCLA scholars are launching an initiative to collect, digitize and preserve an archive of data, testimonies, artifacts and police files for the next generation of research on racial and social justice, ... read more »
“We did it, we did it again!” Dr. Glenda Glover, AKA International President and Chief Executive Officer shared with excitement in a video message to sorority members. “The online receipts alone totaled more than $1.3 million. We can now continue to provide endowments to our treasured HBCUs.” ... read more »
Thirty high school seniors in Southern California Edison’s service area have been named 2020 Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships by Edison International to pursue science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) studies. ... read more »
“I am proud of Howard’s continued efforts to drive economic development in the District. Adding critical residential and retail amenities transforms vacant and underperforming assets into thriving communities that both improve the fabric of the neighborhood and add vitality to Howard’s mission,” said Howard President Wayne Frederick. “I am also particularly happy that we were able to include Gideon, which is headed up by a strong Howard University Alumni with a history of giving back.” ... read more »
Dawnn Lewis (Manuel Harlan photo)
Dawnn Lewis is like a close family friend. She’s endeared herself to audiences around the globe who watched her amazing growth from child phenom to major star. ... read more »
These programs were created over a span of 20 years with the help of a planning grant from Youth Build USA and a $1,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. ... read more »
Hip-hop superstar Jay Z and his wife, Beyoncé, have announced a new scholarship program that will award 10 scholarships worth $100,000 each to “exceptional” high school seniors who demonstrate financial needs. ... read more »
The Department of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles presented its 10th Annual Pan-African Studies Forum on May 10, featuring world-renowned poet, writer, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni. ... read more »
Six-time Grammy-nominated R&B singer, author, philanthropist and internationally renowned film star Tyrese Gibson joins Coca-Cola to help inspire and empower teens to strive for their highest potential through this year’s Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program.
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