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More than $300,000 Raised at 2016 UNCF “A Mind Is…” Hamptons Summer Benefit

11 Sep

More than $300,000 was raised at the recent United Negro College Fund (UNCF) “A Mind Is…” Hamptons Summer Benefit, hosted by UNCF New York. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/09/more-than-300000-raised-at-2016-uncf.html uncf

Five Things United Negro College Fund is Doing for Students

14 Apr

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Michael Lomax is the head of the United Negro College Fund. On Sunday in Atlanta, the UNCF holds its 36th annual telethon. Lomax sees the event as part of a greater effort to recruit a new generation of African-American stars to donate to the organization, which distributes millions in aid annually to historically black colleges and universities and provides scholarships to racial and ethnic minority students to attend all types of institutions. Here are five things to know about the UNCF, based on an Associated Press interview with Lomax. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/04/five-things-united-negro-college-fund.html

NFL Athletes Giving Back: Braylon Edwards NJ Jets

12 Sep

Black Athletes Giving Back

Braylon Edwards Foundation launched the Advance 100 program in 2007 as a commitment to the youth of Cleveland. The program includes $1 million in academic scholarships to the Cleveland Municipal School District .

http://aareports.com/p/black-athletes-giving-back.html