Let's Hear It For The Boys

Let's Hear It For The Boys

Celebrating Black History Month through art, sport and philanthropy


Legendary Roles for a Legendary Man

Jamie Foxx gives back with charity t-shirt benefiting the NAACP

Jamie Foxx

He's won an Academy Award and a BAFTA. He's a six-time winner of the NAACP Image Awards for his varying roles promoting African American stories and characters through film. The boy from Texas has made a name for himself in Hollywood and now wants to give back to an organization which has been instrumental in aiding the advancement of colored people since 1909.

Foxx is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of his Mount Foxxmore shirt to assist the NAACP in continuing the invaluable work of attaining equal rights for people of color for generations to come.

Making America Smart Again Through STEM

Making America Smart Again Through STEM

Neil deGrasse Tyson

He excites both children and adults alike with stories of intergalactic travel that would have made even Arthur C. Clarke envious.

The native New Yorker and Director of the Hayden Planetarium has long been a proponent of STEM education(science, technology, engineering and mathematics)inspiring young minds to take on science and technology with zeal. For Tyson, science and technology have always been the engines of future economies and actively promoting the need for science is his passion.

A Story Teller Through Lyrics

The storyteller is ready

Ice Cube

As one of the founding artists of gangsta rap, Ice Cube has used his platform and explicit lyrics as social commentary to show the plight of everyday citizens in African American communities.

The rapper who has spent almost three decades using his lyrics to make a difference is now taking on autism. Ice Cube is teaming up with the organization Autism Speaks which helps children - like his nephew - lead fulfilling lives.

An MVP Among Men

An MVP amount Men. Larry Fitzgerald shows us what it means to be on top of your game both professionally and personally.

Larry Fitzgerald

Known for his drive both on and off the field, the wide receiver was recently named Co-NFL Man of the Year, an honored shared with Eli Manning.

Fitzgerald was chosen for the Man Of The Year Award for his charitable work and contributions to the First Down Fund and the Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund. We interviewed Fitzgerald in September who, speaking of his reason for philanthropic giving said, "you have to foster the hopes and dream of young people because they are our future."