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People are turning to social funding platforms like GoFundMe to pay tuition. Generous strangers are making education goals possible.

Today’s Money Mondays topic is crowdfunding. Why? Mellody:  As of last week, new rules rolled out by the Securities and Exchange commission will permit anyone, not just the well-heeled, to risk their own money investing in small companies in exchange for a stake in the business. Essentially, it allows anyone to act as a venture […]

  Fresh off receiving the President’s Award at the NAACP Image Awards, famed Director Spike Lee has two new projects going on.  Da Sweet Blood of Jesus , the film he made via crowdfunding resources is in theaters on Friday, February 13th. He is also slated to coach the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game during NBA All-Star Weekend at […]

  Detroit resident James Robertson’s commute to work just became a bit easier. For 10 years Robertson would walk 21 miles to his factory job…

The amazing thing – no one intended for this to happen. The popular blog and Facebook site Humans Of New York has over 11 million followers who tune in for the human stories. The brainchild of blogger/photographer Brandon Stanton, the page attracts people who enjoy the full fabric of human lives via a photograph and […]

Arts & Entertainment

TLC sent up the Bat signal and fans, including pop star Katy Perry, answered. Tionne ‘T-Boz‘ Watkins  and Rozonda ‘Chilli‘ Thomas surpassed their $150,000 goal on Kickstarter to raise money for the production of their fifth and final album. At this time, the pair raised $172,319 via donations from more than 1,542 people in 72 hours. At […]

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  Just two days after launching their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for their new album, TLC has exceeded their $150k goal.  1,491 supporters helped…

Today in “We were rooting for you news,” Shanesha Taylor, the woman who made her way into our lives after being arrested for leaving her…

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In “We were rooting for you news,” Shanesha Taylor, the woman who made her way into our lives after being arrested for leaving her two young children in the car as she went for a job interview, is now facing jail time again. Taylor previously faced jail time after being charged with felony abuse for […]

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The story of Shanesha Taylor, the Arizona mother who left her kids in a hot car while she went on a job interview has come to a happy conclusion. Under a deal that Arizona refers to as deferred prosecution, Taylor, 35, will have to take parenting and substance abuse classes but will avoid jail time. […]

Entertainment News

By utilizing Indigogo to raise money for Miles Ahead, a film on the life of legendary musician Miles Davis, Academy Award-nominated actor Don Cheadle joins the growing list…

If you’ve been wondering what Levar Burton is up to, he’ll be hitting your TV screens again on the third season of the TNT drama Perception. This season, his role has been upgraded to that of a regular cast member. The show is a crime drama where a schizophrenic neuropsychiatrist, Dr. Daniel J. Pierce, played […]