What does Tom Joyner, Beyonce and Derrick Rose Have in Common?

[December 29th,2014 – Dallas, TX]

As the year comes to an end donors around the world look to give back to their favorite non profit organizations that they support. Today on Blackgivesback.com released their ”  8th Annual Top Ten Black Celebrity Philanthropists ” list . On that list were athletes, artist, actors , and our very own Tom Joyner.


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Since 1998 Tom Joyner has supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with scholarships, endowments and capacity building enhancements through the Tom Joyner Foundation. Just this year the Tom Joyner Foundation has supported over 50 HBCU Scholars and initiated multiple scholarship opportunities like the Hungry for Education Partnership with Denny’s .

Here is the full list

1. Alonzo and Tracy Mourning

2. Beyonce’

3. CC and Amber Sabathia

4. Derrick Rose

5. Jesse Williams

6. Nile Rodgers

7. Rihanna

8. Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter

9. Tom Joyner

10. Serena and Venus Williams

Every Year Around This Time HBCU Students Face The Sad Reality That They May Not Be Able To Return To School The Spring Semester Due To Not Being Able To Financially Clear. Your Donations Help Students To Be Able To Erase Debt That Stands In The Way Of Continuing Their Education Give $25 Today http://bit.ly/19lHeoU.


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Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White is Director of Digital Strategy for the Tom Joyner Foundation, a writer and editor.