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Chance the Rapper raises over $2 million for 20 CPS Schools

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Each of the 20 schools will receive $100,000 over the next three years, according to SocialWorks, while CPS and Ingenuity will provide budgeting and staffing guidance. "These are the two most pressing things on my mind", he said, "Finally sending my daughter to school and the unease of the city she's entering into". Read More »

Chance the Rapper Raises $2.2 Million for Chicago Public Schools

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Chance the Rapper announces a $1 million donation to Chicago Public Schools on March 6 at Westcott Elementary School in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood. Dressed in a black turtle neck and faded jeans, Chance joked with the audience, many members of which were students at schools that will benefit from his donations, about wanting to mimic Apple co-founder Steve Jobs ' signature look for the announcement. Read More »

Chance the Rapper Donating $2.2M to 20 CPS Schools

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Over the last few years, Chance The Rapper has become one of America's-and, specifically, Chicago's-loudest, most tireless advocates for teachers and public schools, raising millions in funding for Chicago-area education and funding numerous programs through his SocialWorks nonprofit. Read More »

Beyoncé Is "Working To Implement A Plan To Help" People In Houston

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This devastation that has left many homeless and even claimed the lives of several others brings back haunted memories to the victims of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, just 12 years nearly to the date that Harvey made landfall. Houston-native Beyonce Knowles has launched a relief effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey called 'BeyGOOD '. While she has not publicly disclosed or confirmed any of the rumors pertaining to her donation, her Pastor Rudy Rasmus has. Read More »

Kid Rock violated federal election laws, watchdog says

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The musician was accused by a watchdog group of not registering himself as a candidate for a U.S. Senate seat in MI or reporting campaign donations, according to the Detroit Free Press . Here we are talking about Kid Rock (neé Robert Ritchie ) again. A spokeswoman for the FEC confirmed that the complaint had been received. Of course, he's better known for blending country, rap and rock as part of a pop music career that steered into ultra-conservative politics (he dined with ... Read More »

Pawan Kalyan asks fans if he deserves so much love

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His next film, directed by Krishna Chaitanya, will also be shot there. The film has Anu Emmanuel and Keerthy Suresh as female leads, while Kushboo Sundar, Aadhi Pinisett and others play important roles. Following this film, Trivikram is also expected to join hands with Pawan for another big project. The actor's last release Katamarayudu was a box-office success despite receiving poor comments from critics. Read More »

Maryland Shelters Helping Dozens Of Animals Left Homeless By Harvey Floods

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Pets were also moved to safer locations to later reconnect with their owners. "I know it's very small but it's something we can do to provide a little bit of relief", said Animal Friends Director of Communications Shannon Tremblay. Having learned from Katrina, animal rescue groups have mobilized to save as many pets as they can. Shelter officials in Texas said they can not begin to estimate how many family pets were either caught up in the flood or left behind by their owners. Read More »

Labor Day Weekend road safety tips

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The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) will be out in force this Labor Day weekend, on the lookout for those breaking the law and putting others in danger, as Alabamians head outside for summer's unofficial grand finale. During the 2016 Labor Day weekend, Connecticut State Police issued 1,699 tickets for speeding, 165 for seatbelt violations, 3,552 tickets for moving violations and made 51 arrests for driving under the influence. Read More »

PSP Warn of Resurgence of 'Creepy Clowns'

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The New York Times traced the fad back to a guy in Green Bay, Wisconsin who donned black-and-white clown makeup and carried black balloons in an effort to gin up enthusiasm for a horror flick. "It would ruin Christmas for everybody". Just when you thought you were safe-they might be coming back. "It all started with the original It", she notes. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Calls Herself 'Biggest Taylor Swift Fan' in Unearthed Video

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Hang on, is it just me, or does new, reborn Taylor Swift seem an very bad lot like the old one? And who wouldn't be supportive of Taylor's career? " Taylor's new scheme was brought to my attention & I commented on it". It also became the most-viewed lyric video on YouTube over a 24-hour period. Mind you, North West just celebrated her fourth birthday, but ... yeah, honestly, she has a point. Read More »

Harvey to be costliest natural disaster in United States history

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About 75 trillion litres of rain have fallen on the Houston area in the past week. This post originally appeared at Talk Poverty . The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA , is seeking help for what it expects will be a "long recovery effort" as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to ravage Texas and Louisiana . Read More »

Conway rips so-called 'feminists' over Melania heels uproar: 'Show some respect'

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In the midst of a national crisis, with the president doing his best to ensure a robust and compassionate response to Hurricane Harvey , liberals flooded the airwaves snickering about Melania boarding Air Force One wearing stilettos . "By the way, she didn't wear those shoes down in Texas, she wore them onto the plane", Conway continued. The first lady's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, told reporters on Tuesday that the controversy was "sad". Read More »

Denis Shapovalov fires warning to the rest of the US Open draw

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Edmund bore down, however, to take the set 6-3. "He plays big, he goes for his shots, so it's going to be a tough matchup but I've been playing some tough guys and I've been doing well and hopefully I can do well in the next round". The British-Brazilian fourth seeds won 6-4 7-6 (8-6) in NY. "There's no easy matches here". He will have his work cut out, though, with 18-year-old Shapovalov following up his win against Rafael Nadal in Montreal earlier this month by knocking out Jo-Wilfried ... Read More »

Taylor Swift's new album is the week's most meme-able thing

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Entertainment Tonight dug up an old 2009 red carpet interview with Kim Kardashian , and it's totally blowing our minds. According to the source, there's a real backlash against Taylor now, which is why fans don't see her surrounded by her famous friends anymore. Read More »

Czech Republic 1 Germany 2

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The match will take place at the Eden Arena in Prague. " Czech Republic defended well, but we also made things very hard for ourselves". Winger Serge Gnabry is out of both games with an ankle injury, while Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira will miss the match against the Czechs due to a knee injury. Read More »

Beloved comedian Shelley Berman dies at age 92

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Berman's " Inside Shelley Berman ", released in early 1959, became the first comedy album to be awarded a gold record, and the first non-musical recording to win a Grammy Award, Deadline says . Law as a Hollywood mogul who takes Arnie Becker (Corbin Bernsen) under his wing; and on Friends as Rachel's (Jennifer Aniston) boss at Fortunata Fashions. Read More »

Titans casts Brenton Thwaites as Nightwing

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Brenton Thwaites has been cast as DC Comics superhero Dick Grayson (Robin/Nightwing), in the company's upcoming live-action series, " Titans ". From Akiva Goldsman , Greg Berlanti , and Geoff Johns , the live-action drama "follows a group of young soon-to-be superheroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe". Read More »

Aftab Shivdasani gets Married to Nin Dusanj in Sri Lanka

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Close family members and friends attended the grand celebration and made the day memorable for the lovely couple. So they took the wedding vows once again and this time with a destination wedding. Then they also followed a Buddhist blessing with local Sri Lankan monks. The pictures of their wedding which are going viral on the internet show Aftab making a grand entry by sitting on an elephant while Nin is seen in a traditional doli. Read More »

Leonardo DiCaprio is being sought to play The Joker

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His refusal to work in major franchises also might work in DC's favor, as if he does appear in the Joker origin movie, this will just prove to other such "serious" actors that getting in bed with DC could stand to benefit them too. The Joker origins story, it's understood, will be the first of this label with more on the way. Certainly, Scorsese's involvement in The Joker film, which The Hangover filmmaker Todd Phillips would direct, could elevate and diversify the studio's ... Read More »

JK Rowling Celebrates the Official '19 Years Later' Date From Harry Potter

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September 1 is a special day for young witches and wizards, because it's the day that the Hogwarts Express whisks them off to the magical " Harry Potter " school. In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban , it is Harry, Ron and Hermione's third year at Hogwarts, and they meet escaped prisoner Sirius Black and learn to handle a half-horse/half-eagle Hippogriff, repel shape-shifting Boggarts and master the art of Divination. Read More »

Force Friday II roars across the galaxy today

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Plus, there are still three long months to wait until the film gets released in the United Kingdom on December 4, so picking up an awesome toy straight from the Galaxy seems like the best way to kill time while you wait. Its magnetic head is actually flat and features a pair of LED lights. It too has LED lights and features the Holographic Simulation mode, and this droid also comes with an inductive charging base. Read More »

Padmapriya in Chef; trailer is out

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Chef manages to capture the father-son relationship between Saif and his son (played by Svar Kamble ) well, however there just isn't enough food! "It was great fun and I really enjoyed cooking", he said. If we shoot 9-9 or if we have the wrong shifts, then sometimes we don't get to see our kids at all. My wife and I try to balance it as much as we can, so one of us is always around. Read More »