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Rihanna Meets With French President About Her Education Foundation

French President Emmanuel Macron has met singer Rihanna at the Elysee Palace after the pop star appealed to him on Twitter to contribute to her fund for education

Rihanna Starts Twitter Conversation With Global Leaders To #FundEducation

From the looks of it, Donald Trump isn’t the only person of influence using Twitter as a personal, political platform. Just this past Friday (June 23), the Bajan Queen, R…

Shakira Commits To Building A New School In Suffering Colombian District

Shakira is ready to build her seventh school in Colombia with major partners by her side. On Tuesday (March 28), the Pies Descalzos Foundation founder announced that she…

Chance The Rapper Surprises Elementary Students At Chicago Public School Career Day

Chance the Rapper hasn’t slowed down since making a $1 million donation to Chicago Public Schools earlier this month. Recently named among Fortune‘s “World’s 50 Greatest…

Systemic Racism The Cause For Achievement Gap Between White And Latino Students?

A new study administered by the Child Trends Hispanic Institute found that the racial achievement gap between Latinx and white students begins at kindergarten, Fusion…

University Of Wisconsin Student Government Wants Free Tuition For Black Students

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison aren’t fond of the United States’ troubling history of legally barring black people from pursuing a formal education

President Obama Reportedly Plans To Move $1 Billion To Low-Income Schools Before Leaving Office

President Barack Obama plans to make one major change before leaving office this week. According to CNN, the Obama administration is considering a last-minute policy…

Robert Smith, African-American Billionaire, Seeks To Fund The Education Of Freed Chibok Girls

The next phase of life for 21 Chibok girls who were freed from the captivity of Boko Haram will include their continued pursuit of an adequate education. According to <a href="http://www.theroot.com/articles/news/2016/12/black-billionaire-will-pay-for-education-of-kidnapped-chibok-girls/?utm_content=bufferc4ee1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer" target="_blank"…

Kevin Durant Honors Commitment To Oklahoma City Youth With $57,000 Donation

Kevin Durant isn’t severing all ties with Oklahoma City. Since turning to the next chapter of his career with the Golden State Warriors, the NBA All-Star recently made a…