Mark Zuckerberg, the 26-year-old wunderkind behind Facebook is making a move to become a player in philanthropy just before the opening of a film that portrays him as less than charitable.
The recipient of his $100 million donation — thought to be the biggest of his young life — is the Newark public schools, a long-struggling district that could use the money to become a laboratory for reforms.
The donation is being announced Friday on Oprah Winfrey’s TV show in an arrangement that brings together the young Internet tycoon, Newark’s celebrated Democratic mayor and a governor who has quickly become a star of the Republican party.
If you are in a ‘conversation’ with a Black woman and she begins clapping in sync with the words she’s speaking, you should cease being in that conversation. Immediately. #Recommendation #WarningShot
— Erin Jackson, “a stand-up comedian living in DC who enjoys scrapbooking and gangsta rap”, Howard University grad