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The students at LeBron James’ I Promise Academy received the surprise of a lifetime when they learned they would be eligible to receive a full ride to Kent State University, one of the top colleges in Ohio. On Wednesday James’ foundation tweeted a video of the students receiving the news, some of them burst into […]

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FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Charles Barkley has donated $1 million to historically black Miles College. The Basketball Hall of Famer and former Auburn star told interim president Bobbie Knight about the donation on Wednesday, news outlets reported.   #CharlesBarkley Donates $1M to @MilesCollege, Largest in School History #MilesCollege #HBCU @hbcunews https://t.co/3w6FY7VqGq pic.twitter.com/ZLyXxSoseM — TheBirminghamTimes (@BhamTimes) […]

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Rapper and singer Anderson .Paak is lending his support to an arts center facing closure in his Southern California hometown of Oxnard. The Grammy-winner visited the Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center and urged his fans to donate to keep the city-owned facility open, the Ventura County Star reported Wednesday. His […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal has donated a year’s rent in a new home to an Atlanta woman whose 12-year-old son was paralyzed in a shooting at a football game. O’Neal tells WXIA-TV that Isaiah Payton’s family had been living in a one-bedroom apartment that wasn’t accessible for people with disabilities. […]

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T.I. partnered with New Birth Missionary Baptist over the weekend to bail out 23 nonviolent offenders for the Easter holiday. The group of nonviolent, mostly “first-time” offenders were bailed out thanks to a partnership program with the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Georgia. “It’s almost like finally meeting the good Samaritan—somebody who you don’t […]

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Quavo’s #HunchoDay was a big surprise when Colin Kaepernick showed up to play from football in the rappers big community day give back. Kaepernick was n’t the only big star to come support Atlanta and Quavo. Check out some of the photos and videos below…

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The movie mogul called Tynesha Evans' family after hearing of her tragic murder over the weekend.

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Hip-hop icon Queen Latifah is putting on her developer hat and returning to her hometown of Newark to build a new affordable housing complex. According to published reports, the $14 million project is expected to break ground this summer along Springfield Avenue and South 17th, NJ.com reports. The outlet notes that the property will “include 23 family townhomes, […]

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The Hollywood mogul shared that he knows there are families going through rough times this season and he just wanted to give back.

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Stephanie Parker isn’t quite sure how her family of six would have managed the last two months without the help of Michael Jordan and the American Red Cross following Hurricane Florence. So when Parker met Jordan on Tuesday she couldn’t hold back giving the owner of the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets a […]

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As most of you know, Steph Curry is a hero in the Bay Area in the same way that LeBron James is Ohio. Yet thus far, he’s been known more for his treys and his NBA championship rings than his charitable endeavors. But this week, he proved that he, too, is about giving back to […]

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You can blame Kim Kardashian's Twitter fingers and Kanye's ego for this one.