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Philanthropist Robert F. Smith works to bolster financial literacy

Robert F. Smith tops the list of Black billionaires in America, but it’s his philanthropic work that’s grabbed the most headlines, including a commencement speech where he promised to pay off the student loans of the 2019 graduating class of Morehouse College. Now Smith’s latest gift is designed to teach young people how to handle money, through an app called Goalsetter. TODAY’s Craig Melvin reports.

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The Infamous Future

HBO Max began streaming “The Infamous Future,” on January 1, 2021 highlighting the unique pedagogy of The Eagle Academy Foundation’s schools, which center Black and brown boys in pursuit of

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A Golf Centre Grows in Harlem

New York Times – The Bridge Golf Foundation and Eagle Academy partner because their missions align, both are dedicated to providing educational opportunities to urban young men of color.

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David Banks Helps Young Men SOAR

MSNBC interviews Eagle Founder & CEO David C. Banks after Freddie Gray’s arrest sparks Baltimore protests. Banks urges a response that focuses on investing in young Black men of color.

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An Afternoon to ‘Soar’

Amsterdam News – Late Saturday afternoon, more than three dozen friends and neighbors gathered at the home of accomplished artists Rod and Jennifer Ivey anticipating the arrival of David C.

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