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Rapper Fat Joe has launched a relief fund for victims of the deadly Bronx fire on Sunday. 

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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 […]

As Tom would say, “loves are still in need of love today,” in the aftermath of the terrible hurricane season. So he decided to put on the Friends With Benefits comedy show designed to help those affected. Marvin Dixon will be one of the comedians performing and is excited to lend his funny to the show! Being from […]

Co-host of the show Extra A.J. Calloway will be hosting the WE ARE Human event at his alma mater Howard University. During their homecoming weekend, the event is set to help the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. “We have a great time on the cruise. I called your son and said ‘Look, I […]

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 […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With federal disaster reserves running out, the House is swiftly moving to pass President Donald Trump’s request for a $7.9 billion first installment of relief for victims of Harvey. GOP leaders also hope to use the urgent Harvey aid bill to solve a far more vexing issue: Increasing the U.S. debt limit […]

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Beyonce, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Barbra Streisand, Reese Witherspoon, and Oprah Winfrey are among the celebrities set for a one-hour telethon on Sept. 12 to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey. “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief” will air live at 8 p.m. ET across ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, and cable channel CMT. […]

09/5/17- 09/5/17-  Y’all know what day it is? Skip says it’s Kale day! Lavell Crawford is in! He’s back in Houston and is safe and sound. Things are really looking up because your donations have been coming in and are helping people who are helping people! Good job family! Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up […]

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Master P. made news on Wednesday with his criticism of Kevin Hart’s Hurricane Harvey challenge, which had the comic calling out celebrity friends by name and asking that they at least match his $25,000 donation toward the cause. In a video for TMZ, P praised Hart’s donation, but said challenging other celebs to do so […]

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Good Morning Everybody! I wanna send my love out to all of our listeners in Houston and Beaumont and Bridge City and Orange and Port Arthur and so many towns and cities hit with a catastrophic amount of rain over these past few days. We know. We see you. We care. Last year the city […]

08/29/17- T-minus two days to the Family Reunion! Are y’all ready? But we are still on Hurricane Harvey patrol and New Orleans is in the path of bad weather again. Today is the 12 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Some of the people who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey were also affected by Hurricane […]