On behalf of his organization G-Unity Foundation, 50 Cent donated $300K to help launch a business venture alongside the Houston Independent School District aimed at teaching the kiddos all things entrepreneurship.

Arts & Entertainment

Pharrell Williams is catching heat for asking his fans to donate to hospitals amid the coronavirus pandemic this week. “Hospitals are running low on masks, gowns, and other critical items. We need to replenish their supplies. Take action, make a donation, and ask others to join the fight,” he posted to his 12 million Twitter followers. […]

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions. RIHANNA OPENS HER […]

The Willie Moore Jr. Show supports St. Jude Children’s Research hospital and you can too! You can become a partner in hope today and help support research for diseases like cancer, sickle cell and other life threatening diseases. Call 1-800-411-9898 or text WILLIE to 626262! As a thank you, St. Jude will send you a […]


CHICAGO (AP) — Carolyn Harper made her pitch for donations to the Salvation Army with a smile on her face and a bell in her hand, trying to convince shoppers along Chicago’s busy Michigan Avenue that there was “no line, no wait.” Despite her prodding, half a dozen people apologetically explained they had no cash […]

When Tyler was diagnosed with cancer in 2015 he was just 12-years-old. He underwent surgery and chemo for a type of bone cancer. His parents noticed that he was “limping on his left leg,” and since he was attending summer camp they thought maybe he was bitten by a bug. But when a huge bump […]

Entertainment News

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé paid tribute to historically black colleges during her groundbreaking Coachella performance, and now the singer is donating $100,000 to four black universities. The superstar singer announced Monday the Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year through her BeyGOOD initiative. She plans to give $25,000 each to Tuskegee University, […]

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Do you know what happens to the money you give to campaigns? Shaun King gives us an example of what could happen in the world of campaign donations and how it can get out of hand. King takes a look at this issue in Sacramento, California. READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: GET THE HOTTEST STORIES […]

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Oprah Winfrey has reached into her pocketbook to match the $500,000 donation given by George and Amal Clooney to the upcoming “March For Our Lives” gun control rally led by student organizers in the wake of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. “George and Amal, I couldn’t agree with […]

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Colin Kaepernick has reportedly raised $20,000 for a group named after convicted cop killer and former Black Liberation Army member Assata Shakur, who broke out of jail and fled to Cuba The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback announced that comedian Hannibal Buress and actress Yara Shahidi would both donate $10,000 to Assata’s Daughters, which says […]

National News

HOUSTON (AP) — The groups helping to rebuild on the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey have collected close to $1 billion in donations, according to an Associated Press tally of major national and local organizations. Much of that money is already being put to work after Harvey, which ravaged cities in Southeast Texas in […]

Tom Joyner started the Black America Web Relief Fund for survivors of Hurricane Harvey. Since then the fund has expanded to help survivors affected by Hurricane Irma and Maria. Now the Black America Web relief fund brings you Friends With Benefits! A fundraising event dedicated to survivors of the recent storms and hurricanes. Set to be […]