Youth

Marva Smalls has made history as the first Black woman to be appointed to serve on the Heisman Trophy Trust’s board of trustees.

NBA player Moe Harkless has donated $50,000 to support young adults in NYC who are transitioning out of foster care.

A new children’s book will capture Ruby Bridges’ story; illustrating her bravery and resilience.

Will Smith’s Book Club has teamed up with the Creative Artists Agency Foundation for the creation of a mentorship program.

Meek Mill, Kevin Hart and Michael Rubin will donate $15 million to support underserved students at Philadelphia schools.

Songstress Ciara surprised a 6-year-old cancer survivor with a trip to Disney World.

The nonprofit Brother Box is on a mission to ensure Black boys have access to a holistic, culturally relevant and equitable education.

Two fifth-graders from Augusta, Georgia raised money to donate gifts to children staying at a local shelter.

Ciara and Russell Wilson surprised students at their Why Not You charter school with gifts this holiday season.

Former President Barack Obama recently made a surprise visit to a Chicago-based YMCA community center.

Serena Williams will release a children’s book inspired by her daughter’s doll Qai Qai.

After learning a local youth basketball program in Atlanta was encountering transportation obstacles, a collective of Black CEOs stepped in and gifted the team with a new bus.