Students Raise Money for Howard University’s Alternative Spring Break

March 6, 2017 WI Webstaff 0

Howard University radio, WHUR 96.3 FM, hosted a 12-hour radiothon, “Helping Hands,” on Sunday, March 1 and students hit the streets to raise money to send more than 400 Howard University students to Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, New Orleans, Newark, St. Louis, across Washington and Haiti where they will help families wrestling with issues ranging from illiteracy to gun violence. [read more…]

CHAVIS: Lilly Endowment Funds Black Minds Matter

November 4, 2015 Dr. Benamin F. Chavis, Jr. 0

There is an old African proverb that says: “Where you put your wealth signifies where and how your life’s priorities are ordered.” Such is the case when one views where and how corporate America invests its wealth beyond the boardroom and the stock market. There are some companies, however, like the Eli Lilly and Co. and the Lilly Endowment Inc. that have had a long track record of investing portions of its wealth to support the education of Black America. [read more…]

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