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Philanthropist Robert F. Smith, The Chopra Foundation Launch Mental Wellness Initiative For Black Youth

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Marcus Ingram / Getty From projects designed to foster equity within the STEM education space to initiatives centered on financial literacy, businessman and philanthropist Robert F. Smith has been at the forefront of transformative efforts aimed at uplifting and empowering the Black community. For his latest project, he’s teaming up with […]

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Howard University, Georgetown To Launch Medical Humanities Center Aimed At Reducing Health Disparities

NewsOne Featured Video Source: FG Trade / Getty Howard University has been a driving force behind groundbreaking research that explores the correlation between racial inequities and health disparities. The historically Black university will be able to advance its efforts through a collaboration with Georgetown University. The two Washington, D.C.-based institutions are joining forces for the […]

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Harlem-Based High School Squash Team Makes Sports History

NewsOne Featured Video Source: PeopleImages / Getty A Harlem-based high school squash team has cemented itself in the sports history books. A collective of student-athletes from Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change will become the first all-Black squad to compete in the national championships, CBS News reported. Historically, the nearly 200-year-old sport has […]

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama To Launch Podcast Inspired By Memoir ‘The Light We Carry’

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Paras Griffin / Getty Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s New York Times best-selling book The Light We Carry has sparked empowering dialogue about the power of perseverance in the midst of uncertainty. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Chicago native is bringing those crucial conversations to audio through the creation of […]

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Hip-Hop Legend E-40 Donates $100K To His Alma Mater Grambling State University

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Ivan Apfel / Getty Legendary rapper and serial entrepreneur E-40 is empowering the next generation of music innovators. The California native—whose real name is Earl Stevens—recently gifted Grambling State University with a generous donation to elevate and expand its music program. The $100,000 endowment will go towards the maintenance of a […]

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