crowdfunding

Jenna Ryan, the Jan. 6 Capitol rioter who thought her "blonde hair and white skin" would get her out of jail time, is now begging for funds to cover "legal fees and expenses related to her defense and incarceration."

A mother of three has sued Dasha Kelly, whose GoFundMe raised hundreds of thousands of dollars amid allegations of misrepresentation in order to solicit donations to help her pay rent and avoid eviction in Nevada.

People are turning to social funding platforms like GoFundMe to pay tuition. Generous strangers are making education goals possible.

Nicole Valentine, a Wall Street Corporate M &A Lawyer who launched New York-based her start-up, shares how to do it.

By utilizing Indigogo to raise money for Miles Ahead, a film on the life of legendary musician Miles Davis, Academy Award-nominated actor Don Cheadle joins the growing list of Hollywood heavyweights turning to crowdfunding to bring film projects to life. RELATED: Don Cheadle To Play Miles Davis In Biopic Cheadle writes: I want to tell a story that Miles himself would have wanted […]

Former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Karyn Parson joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss her Sweet Blackberry project aimed at teaching children black history and her new Kickstarter campaign. Parson is using the crowdfunding site to fund her latest creative project, The Janet Collins Story, which will be narrated by Chris Rock. […]

Podcast Download Retired Police Detective Ron Stallworth infiltrated the Colorado Springs chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and was eventually asked to lead the group. Stallworth joined  Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share his experiences as a Black Klansman. A new study provides evidence that Voter ID Laws are discriminatory. Marshall Walter Taylor, Chanelle Hardy and Raynard […]

LeVar Burton and other celebrities have turned to crowdfunding to fund their new projects. Evita Robinson, Travel blogger/Crowdfunding consultant and Rodney Sampson, Social media consultant joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to explain how Spike Lee, Salli Richardson and Don Cheadle are using crowdfunding to bring their creative ideas to life. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne […]

Evita Robinson and Kimberly Bryant are no strangers to crowd-funding. In fact, it’s safe to call them experts. In 2011, Robinson turned her love for travel and cinematography into a bourgeoning brand by creating the Nomadness Travel Tribe, an online community for travelers around the world. These days, Robinson and her “tribe,” as she refers […]