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Beyonce, Chance the Rapper, and Chicago: Chance the Rapper, Colin Kaepernick, and Rihanna Top the List for Most Charitable Celebs of 2017 @balleralert KNOW MY RIGHTS Read more: www.BallerAlert.com Chance the Rapper, Colin Kaepernick, and Rihanna Top the List for Most Charitable Celebs of 2017-blogged by @thereal__bee β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € DoSomething.org has released their Celebs Gone Good list for 2017 to honor the celebs that fought for positive change and gave back to their communities in major ways. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € This year, ChancetheRapper took the number one spot, which was given to Queen Bey herself in 2016. While Beyonce still ranked high on this year’s list, other names that took a win were ColinKaepernick, ArianaGrande, and Rihanna. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € The rankings were determined through online votes, which included social media, a STARmeter ranking on the Internet Movie Database and the opinions of the Celebs Gone Good Advisory Committee. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € In 2017, Chance raised $2 million for Chicago Public Schools and co-founded a foundation called SocialWorks to empower the youth. With his continuous efforts to give back to the community, it was no surprise that he took the number one spot on this year’s list.......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link in profile)
Beyonce, Chance the Rapper, and Chicago: Chance the Rapper, Colin Kaepernick, and
 Rihanna Top the List for Most Charitable
 Celebs of 2017
 @balleralert
 KNOW
 MY
 RIGHTS
 Read more: www.BallerAlert.com
Chance the Rapper, Colin Kaepernick, and Rihanna Top the List for Most Charitable Celebs of 2017-blogged by @thereal__bee β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € DoSomething.org has released their Celebs Gone Good list for 2017 to honor the celebs that fought for positive change and gave back to their communities in major ways. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € This year, ChancetheRapper took the number one spot, which was given to Queen Bey herself in 2016. While Beyonce still ranked high on this year’s list, other names that took a win were ColinKaepernick, ArianaGrande, and Rihanna. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € The rankings were determined through online votes, which included social media, a STARmeter ranking on the Internet Movie Database and the opinions of the Celebs Gone Good Advisory Committee. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € In 2017, Chance raised $2 million for Chicago Public Schools and co-founded a foundation called SocialWorks to empower the youth. With his continuous efforts to give back to the community, it was no surprise that he took the number one spot on this year’s list.......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link in profile)

Chance the Rapper, Colin Kaepernick, and Rihanna Top the List for Most Charitable Celebs of 2017-blogged by @thereal__bee β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € DoSom...

Community, Family, and Memes: Karla, an undocumented activist & founder of UndocuTravelers, will be perhaps the last DACA recipient in history to travel abroad this Dec. She will produce a documentary about the lives of immigrants that were deported and separated from their families. Please consider donating to her campaign: bit.ly/SupportKarla ← Documenting the ex Undocumented: Returning to Mexico For: Karla Estrada Sanchez Los Angeles, CA Organizer: Karla Estrada Sanchez 250 SHARES 284 On Dec. 16th, Karla Estrada, an undocumented activist, will board a plane to Mexico to direct and produce a documentary about the lives of undocumented immigrants that were deported and impacted by family separation. She will traveling using a temporary travel permit granted under Advanced Parole. πŸ’―πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Karla needs our help, donate today: bit.ly-SupportKarla OR also on her BIO πŸ‘‰πŸΎ @karla_estrada_222 This is her story, please consider donating: "This fundraiser is dedicated to documenting the story of my family's separation, their experiences with various social aspects in the United States and their struggle after returning to the Homeland. My greatest hope for this project is to educate and raise awareness of what it means to be separated from your family due to issues that could've easily been avoided if we just had an opportunity in the U.S or access to healthcare. It will also touch upon the subject of how the Mexican government is not helping deportees-returnees. On April 2017, my younger brother Voluntary Departure to Mexico, after months detained and mistreated by the Agents of Adelanto Detention Center. My parents joined him on June 2017, making me the only member of my family in the United States. I was approved for Advance Parole only a week before DACA was rescinded, and Advance Parole terminated for the recipients. I will perhaps be one of the last DACA recipients to travel with AP. I need the help of my community and allies to be successful, I am want this project to be a community effort, because this is the story of many of us and our family members. This will be a project led by undocumented youth-POC for the world." Donate: bit.ly-SupportKarla
Community, Family, and Memes: Karla, an undocumented activist & founder
 of UndocuTravelers, will be perhaps the last
 DACA recipient in history to travel abroad
 this Dec. She will produce a documentary
 about the lives of immigrants that were
 deported and separated from their families.
 Please consider donating to her campaign:
 bit.ly/SupportKarla ←
 Documenting the ex
 Undocumented: Returning
 to Mexico
 For: Karla Estrada Sanchez
 Los Angeles, CA
 Organizer: Karla Estrada Sanchez
 250
 SHARES
 284
On Dec. 16th, Karla Estrada, an undocumented activist, will board a plane to Mexico to direct and produce a documentary about the lives of undocumented immigrants that were deported and impacted by family separation. She will traveling using a temporary travel permit granted under Advanced Parole. πŸ’―πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Karla needs our help, donate today: bit.ly-SupportKarla OR also on her BIO πŸ‘‰πŸΎ @karla_estrada_222 This is her story, please consider donating: "This fundraiser is dedicated to documenting the story of my family's separation, their experiences with various social aspects in the United States and their struggle after returning to the Homeland. My greatest hope for this project is to educate and raise awareness of what it means to be separated from your family due to issues that could've easily been avoided if we just had an opportunity in the U.S or access to healthcare. It will also touch upon the subject of how the Mexican government is not helping deportees-returnees. On April 2017, my younger brother Voluntary Departure to Mexico, after months detained and mistreated by the Agents of Adelanto Detention Center. My parents joined him on June 2017, making me the only member of my family in the United States. I was approved for Advance Parole only a week before DACA was rescinded, and Advance Parole terminated for the recipients. I will perhaps be one of the last DACA recipients to travel with AP. I need the help of my community and allies to be successful, I am want this project to be a community effort, because this is the story of many of us and our family members. This will be a project led by undocumented youth-POC for the world." Donate: bit.ly-SupportKarla

On Dec. 16th, Karla Estrada, an undocumented activist, will board a plane to Mexico to direct and produce a documentary about the lives of u...

Google, Memes, and Struggle: Google Gives $1 Million Grant to Non- Profit That Helps Black Boys Get Into Tech Industry @balleralert TEMe Google Google Google IORS WARRIORS le RGoogle Google DERS WARRIORS asgle Google Gives $1 Million Grant to Non-Profit That Helps Black Boys Get Into Tech Industry - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € On Oct. 27, Google announced they will be giving a $1 million grant to TheHiddenGeniusProject, an organization that pushes for the representation of young black males in the tech industry. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € The Oakland-based company provides mentorship for black boys and supplies them with the knowledge and experience to change the way society sees scientists. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € The tech giant's donation will aid The Hidden Genius Project with expanding to outside cities, training staff members and motivating more youth to take on jobs in technology-based fields. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € San Francisco Google.org principal, Justin Steele, became intrigued by the non-profit when they competed in the 2015 Google Impact Challenge, in which they were finalists. The organization won $500,000 from the challenge and has since gained more than 1,700 new Bay Area students through their mentorship, boot camp program and workshops. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β€œThis work builds on over $35 million in Google.org grants focused on providing opportunities for underrepresented students to become pioneers of technology, and we’re excited to see how The Hidden Genius Project uses this new grant,” Steele wrote. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Google is one of the several tech companies that struggle with diversity amongst their employees. Its last diversity report from June showed that there is only 1 percent of black tech workers with the company, and only 2 percent overall in the U.S. workforce.
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Google Gives $1 Million Grant to Non-Profit That Helps Black Boys Get Into Tech Industry - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € On Oct. 27, Google announced they will be giving a $1 million grant to TheHiddenGeniusProject, an organization that pushes for the representation of young black males in the tech industry. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € The Oakland-based company provides mentorship for black boys and supplies them with the knowledge and experience to change the way society sees scientists. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € The tech giant's donation will aid The Hidden Genius Project with expanding to outside cities, training staff members and motivating more youth to take on jobs in technology-based fields. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € San Francisco Google.org principal, Justin Steele, became intrigued by the non-profit when they competed in the 2015 Google Impact Challenge, in which they were finalists. The organization won $500,000 from the challenge and has since gained more than 1,700 new Bay Area students through their mentorship, boot camp program and workshops. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β€œThis work builds on over $35 million in Google.org grants focused on providing opportunities for underrepresented students to become pioneers of technology, and we’re excited to see how The Hidden Genius Project uses this new grant,” Steele wrote. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Google is one of the several tech companies that struggle with diversity amongst their employees. Its last diversity report from June showed that there is only 1 percent of black tech workers with the company, and only 2 percent overall in the U.S. workforce.

Google Gives $1 Million Grant to Non-Profit That Helps Black Boys Get Into Tech Industry - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € O...

Best Friend, Crush, and Disney: Disney Channel Reveals First Main Character To Come Out As Gay @balleralert Disney Channel Reveals First Main Character To Come Out As Gay - blogged by @baetoven_ β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € For the first time ever, DisneyChannel will reveal a gay main character on their hit TV show " AndiMack." β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € This season, 13-year-old Andi tries to sort out her feelings for her longtime crush Jonah Beck, but her best friend Cyrus realizes he has feelings for Jonah also, marking Disney's first development of the coming-out journey. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € "With more and more young people coming out as LGBTQ, 'Andi Mack' is reflecting the lives and lived experiences of so many LGBTQ youth around the country,” Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD, said in a statement. "Television reflects the real life world and today that includes LGBTQ youth who deserve to see their lives depicted on their favorite shows. Disney has been a leader in LGBTQ inclusion and there are so many young people who will be excited to see Cyrus’ story unfold.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € The new season of "Andi Mack" premieres on Oct. 27.
Best Friend, Crush, and Disney: Disney Channel Reveals First Main
 Character To Come Out As Gay
 @balleralert
Disney Channel Reveals First Main Character To Come Out As Gay - blogged by @baetoven_ β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € For the first time ever, DisneyChannel will reveal a gay main character on their hit TV show " AndiMack." β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € This season, 13-year-old Andi tries to sort out her feelings for her longtime crush Jonah Beck, but her best friend Cyrus realizes he has feelings for Jonah also, marking Disney's first development of the coming-out journey. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € "With more and more young people coming out as LGBTQ, 'Andi Mack' is reflecting the lives and lived experiences of so many LGBTQ youth around the country,” Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD, said in a statement. "Television reflects the real life world and today that includes LGBTQ youth who deserve to see their lives depicted on their favorite shows. Disney has been a leader in LGBTQ inclusion and there are so many young people who will be excited to see Cyrus’ story unfold.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € The new season of "Andi Mack" premieres on Oct. 27.

Disney Channel Reveals First Main Character To Come Out As Gay - blogged by @baetoven_ β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € For the first time ever, DisneyChanne...

Life, Memes, and Police: #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Released "Trapped" from Debut Album 2Pacalypse Now' @balleralert ADVISORY BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Released "Trapped" from Debut Album '2Pacalypse Now'-blogged by @thereal__bee β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € On Sept. 25, 1991, rapper 2Pac released a single from his debut album '2Pacalypse Now' titled "Trapped.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Though the song was released over twenty years ago, the subject still holds true in today's society. Through his impeccable storytelling, 2Pac tells the story of police brutality that people of color know all too well. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € The first part of the song is about 2Pac being harassed by the police, even being shot at by one. Instead of backing down, he shoots back at the officer which launches a chase. The police eventually corner him resulting in the last line of the song, "What do I do? Live my life in a prison cell?- I'd rather die than be trapped in a living hell.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Similar to other songs from this poetic lyricist, "Trapped" is another relatable tale of what black people, especially black men, experience when they interact with police officers. It also is another example of how hip-hop continues to be the voice of the urban youth.
Life, Memes, and Police:  #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop:
 2Pac Released "Trapped" from
 Debut Album 2Pacalypse Now'
 @balleralert
 ADVISORY
BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Released "Trapped" from Debut Album '2Pacalypse Now'-blogged by @thereal__bee β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € On Sept. 25, 1991, rapper 2Pac released a single from his debut album '2Pacalypse Now' titled "Trapped.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Though the song was released over twenty years ago, the subject still holds true in today's society. Through his impeccable storytelling, 2Pac tells the story of police brutality that people of color know all too well. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € The first part of the song is about 2Pac being harassed by the police, even being shot at by one. Instead of backing down, he shoots back at the officer which launches a chase. The police eventually corner him resulting in the last line of the song, "What do I do? Live my life in a prison cell?- I'd rather die than be trapped in a living hell.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Similar to other songs from this poetic lyricist, "Trapped" is another relatable tale of what black people, especially black men, experience when they interact with police officers. It also is another example of how hip-hop continues to be the voice of the urban youth.

BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Released "Trapped" from Debut Album '2Pacalypse Now'-blogged by @thereal__bee β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € On Sept. 25,...