iHeart Radio Atlanta Makes HOPE Commitment to Create 10,000 Black Businesses Through 1MBB.

It began with launching Building Black Biz Atlanta, in partnership with the work of Operation HOPE. And specifically, getting the word out about our new 1 Million Black Business Initiative (1MBB), which is backed by a 10-year, $130M commitment from eCommerce giant...

3 Black Men. $300 Million. A Time for Change. That Time is Now.

Since the beginning of 2020, and over the last 15 months in particular, the nation has experienced both extraordinarily pain, and extraordinarily transformation, all in the same breath. To be specific, 2020 brought the worse health pandemic since the Spanish Flu, the...

Black History Month: Inventor Fred Maxik Donates 100 Air Purifiers to Atlanta Public Schools.

I was honored to spend time today with some of our communities best and most inspiring leaders from Atlanta, and also to host our new friend Fred Maxik. Fred Maxik, who founded Healthe, traveled this week from Florida to Atlanta to donate 100 air purification units to...

Twitter Makes $100 Million Commitment to the Underserved.

A friendship, that evolved into a partnership — that will ‘do good’ at scale, and soon.  Last week Operation HOPE, Inc. and I were proud to partner together with Twitter and the Opportunity Funding Network to stand up a $100 Million commitment to...

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