Stars and More Honored At 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards

Stars and More Honored At 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards Dec 21, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen on Saturday, December 19, honored the winners of the 2020 Global Citizen Prize. More
Stars to be Recognized at the 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards

Stars to be Recognized at the 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards Dec 16, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced the winners of the 2020 Global Citizen Prize. More
John Legend To Host Star-Studded Global Citizen Prize Awards

John Legend To Host Star-Studded Global Citizen Prize Awards Dec 14, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen has announced that Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, and Tori Kelly will perform at the Global Citizen Prize award special on December 19, 2020, with appearances by John Oliver, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Priyanka Chopra Jonas. More
Music Superstars Collaborate on New Song to Benefit the Social Change Fund

Music Superstars Collaborate on New Song to Benefit the Social Change Fund Oct 29, 2020

GRAMMY-winning mega-hit makers Jermaine Dupri, Ne-Yo, Johntá Austin and Bryan Michael Cox have teamed up with a lineup of music superstar friends, on the new single “CHANGE” (So So Def Recordings), available now on digital music providers. More
More Stars To Join The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon

More Stars To Join The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon Oct 22, 2020

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) today announced that Don Cheadle, Common, Cindy Crawford, Whitney Cummings, Stephen Curry, Zachary Levi, and Kelly Rowland will join the previously announced star-studded lineup for The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon. More
Jaden Smith Racial and Social Justice Series "The Solution Committee" to Premiere on Snapchat

Jaden Smith Racial and Social Justice Series "The Solution Committee" to Premiere on Snapchat Sep 18, 2020

Westbrook Media and Snap Inc. today announced a new Snap Original series, “The Solution Committee,” in which Jaden Smith seeks out the help of young activists and celebrity friends to explore and understand what we can do to create change around the most important racial and social justice issues of our time. More
THE CALL TO UNITE - A 24 Hour Global Livestream Event

THE CALL TO UNITE - A 24 Hour Global Livestream Event May 1, 2020

The Call to Unite is a 24-hour global livestream event that will unite people across the world to celebrate our shared humanity. More
One World: Together At Home Announced $127 Million In Commitments To Date

One World: Together At Home Announced $127 Million In Commitments To Date Apr 20, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen, together with Lady Gaga, tonight announced $127 million in commitments to date in support of healthcare workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. More
NAACP and BET Networks Team Up for the 51st NAACP Image Awards

NAACP and BET Networks Team Up for the 51st NAACP Image Awards Nov 27, 2019

The NAACP and BET Networks announced a broadcast partnership to air the 51st NAACP Image Awards. The telecast will take place from Pasadena, California and will air on BET Networks for the first time ever. More
Common Gives Back to Hometown with Burlington Coat Drive

Common Gives Back to Hometown with Burlington Coat Drive Nov 18, 2019

Oscar winning actor, artist and activist Common, Burlington Stores and the national non-profit organization Delivering Good, have joined together to keep neighbors warm through the Burlington Coat Drive. More
Jazz Foundation of America Hosts "A Great Night in Harlem" Gala Concert

Jazz Foundation of America Hosts "A Great Night in Harlem" Gala Concert Mar 1, 2019

Thursday, April 4, Danny Glover will host the Jazz Foundation of America's annual gala concert at Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater. More
Common Hosts 5th Annual A Toast To The Arts Pre-Oscar Event

Common Hosts 5th Annual A Toast To The Arts Pre-Oscar Event Mar 1, 2019

Award-winning musician, actor and activist, Common, hosted the 5th Annual, A Toast to the Arts Pre-Oscar Celebration along with his Freedom Road Productions on Friday, February 22. More
AHF Partners with Legend Debbie Allen to Present Keeping the Promise - 1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance

AHF Partners with Legend Debbie Allen to Present Keeping the Promise - 1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance Nov 21, 2018

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest, non-profit HIV/AIDS service organization has partnered with the Debbie Allen Dance Academy (DADA), to host “Keeping the Promise – 1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance,” a free, star-studded event taking place at the historic Apollo Theater on Friday, November 30th. More
Performers Announced For TIDAL X: Brooklyn

Performers Announced For TIDAL X: Brooklyn Oct 17, 2018

Today, global music and entertainment streaming platform TIDAL announced the lineup for the 4th Annual “TIDAL X: Brooklyn” philanthropic concert will include performances from Lil Wayne, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Meek Mill, Anderson .Paak, Kaskade, Normani, Kodak Black, Teyana Taylor, Bazzi, Lil Skies, Mozart La Para, Black Thought, Queen Naija, The Lox, Vic Mensa, BlocBoy JB, DaniLeigh, Danielle Bradbery, Jay Critch, Snoh Aalegra, SiR, Westside Gunn, Conway, Arin Ray, Jacob Banks, Cautious Clay and Patrick Droney. More
Stars Raise Millions Of Dollars At BGC Partners', Cantor Fitzgerald's Charity Day

Stars Raise Millions Of Dollars At BGC Partners', Cantor Fitzgerald's Charity Day Sep 25, 2018

Dozens of actors, musicians, sports personalities and other distinguished guests donated their time on September 11th to honor the memories of those who lost their lives on 9/11 by raising more than $12 million for charities around the world. More
Stars Attend GOOD+ Foundation An Evening of Comedy + Music

Stars Attend GOOD+ Foundation An Evening of Comedy + Music Sep 19, 2018

On Wednesday, September 12, GOOD+ Foundation, a national nonprofit founded by Jessica Seinfeld that provides training and support to fathers and families living in poverty, hosted “An Evening of Comedy + Music” Benefit at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall in New York City. More
Common And Michael Strahan Added to An Evening of Comedy + Music Benefit

Common And Michael Strahan Added to An Evening of Comedy + Music Benefit Aug 6, 2018

Today GOOD+ Foundation, a national nonprofit founded by Jessica Seinfeld that addresses multi-generational poverty, revealed that recording artist, actor and activist Common will perform and Pro Football Hall of Famer and distinguished co-host of Good Morning America Michael Strahan will make a special appearance at the 2018 GOOD+ Foundation Benefit on Wednesday, September 12 presented at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall in New York City. More
Common Joins AdoptAClassroom.org and Burlington Stores to Support Teachers and Students in Need

Common Joins AdoptAClassroom.org and Burlington Stores to Support Teachers and Students in Need Jul 25, 2018

96% of teachers nationwide bear the cost each year to equip their classrooms with the basic materials students need to learn. To help alleviate this burden, Adopt-A-Classroom, the award-winning national non-profit organization that helps students and teachers get the materials they need to learn and achieve in the classroom, has teamed up for the second consecutive year with the national off-price retailer, Burlington Stores to support teachers and students nationwide through a chain-wide point-of-sale campaign going on now through August 18. More
AT&T Hello Lab Reprises Inclusive Filmmaker Mentorship Program

AT&T Hello Lab Reprises Inclusive Filmmaker Mentorship Program Jun 22, 2018

AT&T announced the 2018 lineup of mentors and mentees for its diversity-focused Hello Lab Mentorship Program. More
TIDAL to Livestream Equal Justice Initiative's Concert for Justice and Peace in Montgomery, AL

TIDAL to Livestream Equal Justice Initiative's Concert for Justice and Peace in Montgomery, AL Apr 11, 2018

On Friday, April 27, global music and entertainment platform, TIDAL is honored to partner with the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) to celebrate the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum in Montgomery, AL with a livestream of the Concert for Peace and Justice. More
March For Our Lives Makes History Across America

March For Our Lives Makes History Across America Mar 26, 2018

Exceeding expectations, a huge throng of peaceful but passionate demonstrators filled the streets around the U.S. Capitol for the March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. More
Andra Day And Common To Perform On Girl Scout Float In 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Andra Day And Common To Perform On Girl Scout Float In 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Nov 13, 2017

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is excited to confirm that its “Building a Better World” float will return to the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, November 23, 2017. More
Stars Joined Students, Educators, Parents, And More For EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live

Stars Joined Students, Educators, Parents, And More For EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live Sep 11, 2017

On Saturday, the biggest names in entertainment, journalism, sports, and music joined educators, parents, and more for “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live,” a one-hour telecast and multi-platform event that invited the public to help rethink the future of American high schools. More
Additional Stars To Join EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live

Additional Stars To Join EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live Sep 8, 2017

Today, XQ Institute and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced that more stars will participate in “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live,” a one-hour telecast and multi-platform event that will invite the public to help rethink the future of American high schools. More
Hollywood's Brightest Stars Join Students, Educators and Parents For EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live

Hollywood's Brightest Stars Join Students, Educators and Parents For EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live Aug 28, 2017

Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Mahershala Ali, Tony Hale, Bill Hader, Christian Slater, Common, Randall Park, Rami Malek, Portia Doubleday, Thomas Mann, Anna Deavere Smith, Miranda Cosgrove, Melissa Rivers, Kevin Frazier and many more will participate in “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live,” a special one-hour telecast which will invite the public to help rethink the future of American high schools. More
Common To Host Historic Imagine Justice Community Concert In Sacramento

Common To Host Historic Imagine Justice Community Concert In Sacramento Aug 17, 2017

Grammy and Oscar-Winning Artist and Activist Common will be joined by a number of special guests including J. Cole, Goapele, Van Jones and more on Capitol Mall in Sacramento to host a community concert, Imagine Justice, to advocate for criminal justice reform on Monday, August 21. More
Common Joins AdoptAClassroom.org And Burlington Stores To Support Teachers And Students

Common Joins AdoptAClassroom.org And Burlington Stores To Support Teachers And Students Jul 24, 2017

AdoptAClassroom.org, the award-winning national non-profit organization that helps teachers and students get the materials they need to learn and achieve in the classroom, is proud to announce its inaugural partnership with the national off-price retailer, Burlington Stores. More
Common To Be Honored At Promise Night Gala

Common To Be Honored At Promise Night Gala Mar 27, 2017

America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, will honor five extraordinary leaders with the Promise of America Award, its highest honor, at its annual Promise Night Gala in New York City on April 18. More
Common Joins See America In The Fight Against Preventable Blindness

Common Joins See America In The Fight Against Preventable Blindness Mar 15, 2017

See America, Allergan’s initiative to fight against preventable blindness in the United States, today unveiled a powerful video featuring award-winning actor and hip-hop artist Common, that urges Americans to “stand in the way of darkness”. More
Common Attends Boys & Girls Clubs Of America 50th Annual Keystone Conference

Common Attends Boys & Girls Clubs Of America 50th Annual Keystone Conference Mar 6, 2017

More than 2,500 teen leaders from around the country convened in Chicago last week for Boys & Girls Clubs of America's 50th annual Keystone Conference presented by Aaron’s, Inc., a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, and its divisions Aaron’s and Progressive Leasing. More