NBA legend Charles Barkley has some exciting news in the historically black college or university (HBCU) community.
Barkely recently announced he will donate $1 million to historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga. as a gift promising “to give a million dollars a year away to charity.” News One reports:
[quote_box_center]In fact, “the round mound of rebound” announced $3 million in gifts that day (must have been a good contract). Barkley gave Lee and Jackson’s beloved Morehouse $1 million, and he also donated $1 million to his own alma mater, Auburn University. He also announced another $1 million to the Wounded Warriors project, a charity for veterans, saying, “I think it’s a joke the way they treat our soldiers.”[/quote_box_center]
According to Morehouse’s official Twitter page, Barkley pledged the generous gift to the college’s prestigious Journalism and Sports Program.
Head over to NewsOne.com to read more.
Tommy G. Meade Jr. is the Editor-in-Chief at HBCU Buzz. Follow him on Twitter.