Tis also the season to show gratitude by helping those in need.

The Toronto rapper turned his philanthropic efforts into his latest video.

The talk show extraordinaire allegedly blames Oprah & Tyler Perry for 'bad financial advice.'

The 46-year-old news anchor donated her Jimmy Choos and work clothes to New York City's Housing Works.

Let’s face it beauties, we love to shop. But with October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, why not spend our hard-earned dollars on products that will benefit research for the disease? Breast cancer remains the most commonly-diagnosed form of cancer for African American women. Worse, our mortality rate is nearly twice as high as […]


John Legend, in a personal essay posted on CNN, expressed his views on how a less run-of-the-mill educational system would benefit the various interests of so many students. The empowering essay is a part of the larger initiative of Reimagine Learning, a $30 million ambitious project funded by the philanthropic New Profit. Reimagine will financially support this exciting academia movement […]


Earvin “Magic” Johnson continues to inspire the very community that reveres his aspiring legacy, as it’s just been declared Johnson along with Kimbra and Mark Walter, co-founders of the organization Inner City Youth Empowerment, are set to invest ten million dollars for the One Summer Chicago Plus program, geared at Chicago’s at-risk youth. The Windy […]


Rapper Talib Kweli has been one of few celebrities to actively support the non-violent movement for justice and fair laws since last fall in Ferguson. In October, along with rapper Tef Poe and activist Autumn Marie, Kweli initiated the Ferguson Defense Fund with a goal of raising $25,000 for the legal aspects the protests. Today it […]


Just two weeks ago, we reported on how Humans of New York profiled 13-year-old Vidal Chastanet who praised his principal Ms. Nadia Lopez because “She told each one of us that we matter.” Social media picked up on the story and after a boatload of likes, comments and shares that led to a fundraiser, over a million dollars has been raised […]

They put on for their city! Rappers and Chicago natives, Kanye West and Common have joined forces to bring over 20,000 jobs to their hometown. Common recently announced during a press conference that his Common Ground Foundation will be working with Kanye West’s Donda’s House, Inc. and the Chicago Urban League in an initiative to […]