BLM sets up student relief fund as loan forgiveness stalls
The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation launched a new relief fund Monday aimed at Black college students, alumni and dropouts overburdened by mounting education costs and the student loan debt crisis. The foundation said it set aside $500,000 for the fund and plans to award more than 500 recipients with relief payments ranging from $750 to $4,500. The BLM foundation’s Student Solidarity Fund is an expansion of a previous initiative it started last year as millions of Americans struggled to make ends meet amid economic uncertainty in the coronavirus pandemic.news.yahoo.com
Daughter of Benny Napoleon creates foundation for community advancement in his honor
WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – For the daughter of the late Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon, a lasting pain will always be if he could have held on a little longer -- or if the vaccinations would have been available sooner. AdREAD: A look back at the legacy of Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon“He truly, truly had a heart of gold,” Jackson said. “My responsibility to continue that.”Jackson, Napoleon’s only child, has found a way to keep her father’s mission alive with the Benny N. Napoleon Foundation for Community Advancement. Benny Napoleon FoundationThe foundation is still in its early stages, but Jackson is ready to continue the community work of her father. Click here to visit the Benny Napoleon Foundation website.
How will ALS foundation spend Ice Bucket Challenge millions?
How will ALS foundation spend Ice Bucket Challenge millions? The ice bucket challenge was one of the most successful charity campaigns raising over $114 million, but is all that money being spent effectively? Michelle Miller reports.cbsnews.com