McDonald’s USA Launches $500,000 Scholarship Fund to Help HBCU Students Return to School Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

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McDonald’s USA today announced the launch of its $500,000 Black & Positively Golden® Scholarship Fund to help students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) continue their education this fall, despite impacts of COVID-19. Facilitated by Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), scholarships will be distributed for the 2020-2021 academic year. […]

THIS 17-YEAR-OLD RECEIVED 24 COLLEGE OFFERS WHILE CREATING A COMPANY DEDICATED TO STOPPING GUN VIOLENCE

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By Dana Givens June 21, 2020 Photo: Image via @@ruthatruth/Twitter The spread of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, may have led to the cancellation a lot of major milestones like graduation or prom for young people but the viral outbreak isn’t stopping them from still excelling academically. In the case of 17-year-old RuQuan […]

2020 Jay-Z Scholarship Continues Despite COVID-19

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Rapper turned entrepreneur Jay-Z (Photo/BlackNews.com) *The deadline to apply is April 30th. By BlackNews.Com  April 17, 2020 Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Rapper turned entrepreneur Jay-Z has decided to continue his annual scholarship program despite the coronavirus pandemic. His Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund helps students advance their education by giving them the resources […]