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.
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 providing them with quality education in the midst of severe education inequity.
David C. Banks, President/CEO of The Eagle Academy Foundation, along with John Campbell, Executive Producer of The Infamous Future, to tell us more about the unique perspectives of inspired educators, leaders, elected officials, and the remarkable students of Eagle Academy.
”The Infamous Future,” a documentary following the Black and brown boys of The Eagle Academy for Young Men schools amid America’s severe education inequity, will begin streaming New Year’s Day on HBO Max.