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Megan Thee Stallion, Fashion Nova Cares Donate $25K to HBCU in Efforts to Support Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Real hot girls know how to give back! Megan Thee Stallion and Fashion Nova continue to give back through the nonprofit leg of the leading e-commerce fashion lifestyle brand, Fashion Nova Cares, reports Black Enterprise. This time, they’re donating $25,000 to North Carolina-based HBCU, Bennett College. In honor of this past Women’s History Month, the funds will go toward Bennett’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies to support and encourage future initiatives among students. “What a time to be a woman, specifically a Black woman,” said Suzanne E. Walsh, president of Bennett College, according to Black Enterprise. “I am truly appreciative that Bennett [College] was not only selected but pre-selected to receive and participate in Fashion Nova’s new philanthropic initiative, “Women On Top.” This donation coordinates perfectly with who we are and what we represent as a historical higher education institution for women.”   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Fashion Nova CARES...

Shanique Yates

Apr 2, 2021

Meet America’s Black Billionaires

At the start of 2020, the United States is currently home to five of the world’s eleven black billionaires. Get to know some of the wealthiest African Americans in the country below. Robert F. Smith ($5 billion) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Robert F. Smith (@robertfredericksmith) Robert F. Smith, the billionaire businessman who made headlines when he wiped out the enter student debt for the 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College, earns his wealth as founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners , a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in Austin, Chicago, New York City, Oakland, and San Francisco. In 2017, Forbes named Smith one of the 100 greatest living business minds and in 2018, Smith surpassed Oprah Winfrey as the wealthiest African American in the country. David Steward ($3.9 billion) Photo Credit: EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP via Getty Images David Steward is the founder and chairman of World Wide Technology, Inc, the largest black-owned business in the United...

Stephanie Ogbogu

Jan 30, 2020

#StandWithBennett: Bennett College Is On A $1.5 Million Sprint To Keep Its Accreditation

Bennett College, the all-women’s historically black college in Greensboro, N.C. has entered its last day for fundraising to keep the doors of the school opened. The college still needs nearly $1.5 million to keep its accreditation and is accepting donations through Cash App and its website. Bennett has leaned on alumni, students and corporate donations in the last two months. The institution has received major donations from Alpha Kappa Alpha, Papa John’s and other HBCU graduates. Alpha Kappa Alpha donated $100,000 and has committed $10 million towards  Bennett’s endowment over the next four years. 72% has been raised! There is still enough time to stand with us by giving what you can! You can donate by going to our website at , CashApp: $StandwithBennett or by Text2Give: Text BELLES to 444999! Thank you all! #StandWithBennett #BennettCollege — Bennett College (@BennettCollege) January 31, 2019 Bennett’s struggle is not a new one...

Arriana McLymore

Feb 2, 2019