At a recent gathering for Phi Beta Sigma’s Centennial Founders Day gala,
actor and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte, a new member of the
fraternity, announced his new initiative, Sankofa Justice & Equity Fund, aimed at ending oppression and
violence towards women around the world.
Alicia Keys’s business arrangement with BlackBerry is no more. In early 2013, the Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter
signed on as global creative director for the Canadian mobile technology
giant. By year’s end, it was announced that she will no longer stay on.