Beyonce announces Formation Scholarships

HOUSTON – Beyonce Knowles announced that announced Monday that she established The Formation Scholarship – a college scholarship award that will support female students “who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident.” Four scholarships, beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year, will be awarded to one student at four…

Obama: “What’s been going on since I’ve been gone?”

CHICAGO – In his first public event since leaving office, former President Barack Obama discussed his goal of inspiring the next generation of civic leaders at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago. The 90 minute event, was a homecoming for Obama, who taught constitutional law, voting rights,…

Book Release: Charlamagne Tha God – Black Privlege

SOUTH CAROLINA – Charlamagne Tha God—the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pissing People Off,” co-host of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, and “hip-hop’s Howard Stern”— released his new book Black Privilege where he shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one’s truths is a fundamental key to success and happiness. In his new book,…

Kelly Rowland releases her first book Whoa, Baby!

HOUSTON – Grammy Award winning singer, actress, executive producer and now AUTHOR, Kelly Rowland memeber of the famed group Destiny’s Child released her first book entitled Whoa, Baby!: A Guide for New Moms Who Feel Overwhelmed and Freaked Out (And Wonder What the #*@& Just Happened). The book is co-authored by Dr. Tristan Emily Bickman….

LeBron James Family Foundation to open Akron I Promise School

AKRON, OHIO – The Lebron James Family Foundation announced on Tuesday that it will partner with the Akron Public Schools to launch the I PROMISE School. The targeted eligible population will be similar to LJFF’s current students: students who are at-risk in reading and who are in need of additional academic intervention before falling further…