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Giannis Antetokounmpo No Longer Has The Biggest NBA Contract In History — But Here's Who Does

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks may have fallen short of reaching the NBA Finals this year. However, the star power forward still found a way to come out on top by answering the Memphis rap legend Gangsta Boo’s iconic question, “Where Dem Dollas At?” Antetokounmpo once held the league’s largest contract for a player in league history. Known as the “Greek Freak,” he signed a $228 million supermax extension deal over five years.

Josh Rodgers

Jul 2, 2022

McDonald's Black & Positively Golden Scholarship Program To Award $500K To Students At HBCUs

This move could be life-changing for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). McDonald’s has announced its official plans to remove both financial and mental health barriers for HBCU students in its latest Golden Arches’ Partnership Extension powered through the Shine app, a minority-owned app dedicated to stress and anxiety management. According to a press release, McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Scholarship program will award $500,000 in scholarships to 35 HBCU students through a partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). “We take seriously the opportunity we have to help our future Black leaders succeed,” said Marty Gillis , New Jersey McDonald’s Owner/Operator and a National Diversity Marketing Committee Lead, in a press release. “The intense and sustained financial and emotional challenges of the past two years have been difficult for many Black students, which is why McDonald’s and our Owner/Operators are committed to meeting them...

Shanique Yates

Nov 17, 2021