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Clark Atlanta University Alumna Carol Waddy Presents The HBCU With A $1M Gift From Chick-Fil-A

Clark Atlanta University’s efforts to continue creating an impactful experience for its students are being aided even more thanks to a whopping donation.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jul 17, 2023

Conservatives Rally Online After Learning That Chick-Fil-A Has A Vice President Of DEI

Chick-fil-A placing a focus on diversity has a specific group heated.

Ngozi Nwanji

May 31, 2023

Meet The First Black Woman To Own A Chick-fil-A In All Of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, And Delaware

North Philly is representing with this recent historic move. In November 2022, Sereena Quick opened a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Philadelphia, PA, making her the first Black woman to own a Chick-fil-A in all of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware — 6abc Action News reports.

Ngozi Nwanji

Nov 29, 2022

Meet Amber Thomas, A Former Chick-Fil-A Employee Who Became Its First Black Franchise Owner In San Diego County

From intern to running things! Amber Thomas is making Chick-Fil-A history as the owner of the chain’s first Black-owned restaurant in San Diego. With no desire to become an entrepreneur, Thomas hopes that her journey can inspire others to think outside of the box and go for the gold. “She wanted to be a physical therapist and she was adamant about that,” said her mother, Monica Hopkins in an interview with 10News. “She was like, ‘No, mom. I’m not going to be a Chick-fil-A owner,’ and then it just got in her blood. Her sister inspired her to be an owner and it went from there.”

Shanique Yates

Jul 15, 2022

Chick-fil-A Pledges $5M To Nonprofits On A Mission To Serve Black Communities

Chick-fil-A has just announced that it will donate funds to various nonprofits across the nation that are either Black-led or serve communities of color. According to a press release, through the 2022 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards grants, 34 organizations will receive a portion of the $5 million donation. “Despite the challenges these organizations have faced in the past few years, the 2022 grant recipients have demonstrated incredible passion, perseverance, and leadership as they have continued to enact meaningful change in their communities,” Chick-fil-A, Inc. Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility Rodney Bullard said in a statement. “We are inspired by the impact these organizations have on their communities every day, from providing essential items to those affected by Hurricane Ida, to enabling access to online education for students during the pandemic. We’re honored to invest in the future of these organizations and help them grow their incredible impact.”

Shanique Yates

Jan 11, 2022