Youth

Steph and Ayesha Curry recently led a youth empowerment initiative in Oakland.

Rapper Lil Baby teamed up with Foot Locker to refurbish a local basketball court in Atlanta.

Mari ‘Little Miss Flint’ Copeny recently hosted a back-to-school drive for underserved youth.

The NBA Foundation recently announced it would donate $6 million towards organizations centered on empowering Black youth.

Colin Kaepernick has inked a publishing deal with Scholastic.

NBA star Donovan Mitchell recently renovated basketball courts at The Children’s Village Community Center.

A Virginia-based middle school has been renamed after NASA trailblazer Katherine Johnson.

Actress Taraji P. Henson has launched an initiative centered on helping Black youth overcome mental health struggles.

A 10-year-old chess prodigy who overcame homelessness has won the title of National Chess Master.

Songstress Ciara and her husband NFL player Russell Wilson surprised a group of Seattle-based middle school students with money management tips for Financial Literacy Month.

Mother-daughter duo Anastasia Linkpon and Adriane Mack are using their entrepreneurial journeys to inspire Black youth to create generational wealth.

NBA star Russell Westbrook is opening a middle school and high school in Los Angeles.