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Political powerhouse Symone D. Sanders-Townsend was honored with a street naming in her hometown. The post Political Powerhouse Symone D. Sanders-Townsend Celebrated With Street Naming In Her Hometown appeared first on NewsOne.

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Tennis legend Venus Williams has teamed up with Clif Bar to make outdoor activities accessible for marginalized communities. The post Tennis Legend Venus Williams Teams Up With Clif Bar To Make Outdoor Activities Accessible For Marginalized Communities appeared first on NewsOne.

We give thanks to NBA player John Wall and 8 other famous Black people that opened up about getting help with suicidal thoughts.

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“Giving Black girls the opportunity to shape and contribute to the broader economy is a smart investment that will drive strong returns for generations to come,” shared Goldman Sachs Foundation President Asahi Pompey. The post Goldman Sachs Donates $500K To Youth Financial Literacy Initiative appeared first on NewsOne.

Charles Barkley continues his charitable HBCU efforts with a new pledge of $1 million for Atlanta's prestigious all-girls Spelman College.

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John Legend’s production company Get Lifted Film Co. has inked a content development deal with Universal Content Productions.

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The Black-led startup Goodr—which has a mission rooted in eradicating hunger and food waste—has raised $8 million in funding.

Today (June 30), Ketanji Brown Jackson made history after being sworn in as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

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NBA star Pascal Siakam donated over 150 laptops to youth in Toronto.

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The United Negro College Fund has received a $200K donation from the Anheuser-Busch Foundation to create an emergency aid fund for HBCU graduates.

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Track and field Olympian Allyson Felix has teamed up with Pampers for an initiative designed to address the Black maternal health crisis.

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The LeBron James Family Foundation unveiled plans to open an Akron-based medical facility to ensure healthcare is affordable and accessible.