You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myAJC.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myAJC.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myAJC.com.

Charles Barkley donates $1 million to Clark Atlanta


Clark Atlanta University received a surprise $1 million donation Tuesday from former basketball player Charles Barkley.

The basketball hall of famer and TNT NBA analyst announced on sports talk station WJOX-FM 94.9 Tuesday he gave the historically black institution a $1 million as part of the trending Giving Tuesday campaign.

“We are delighted to receive this generous gift from Mr. Barkley,” Clark Atlanta President Ronald A. Johnson said. “This gift reflects Barkley’s tremendous heart and his desire to make a significant, positive and lasting difference in the lives of others. It is a testament to the importance of the transformative impact of CAU on its students, surrounding community, the nation and beyond.”

Barkley also donated $1 million to Alabama A&M University, also a historically black university.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

Bill Torpy at large: Street giveaway is as transparent as asphalt
Bill Torpy at large: Street giveaway is as transparent as asphalt
Off-duty Muslim NYPD officer allegedly threatened by man
Off-duty Muslim NYPD officer allegedly threatened by man
An off-duty New York Police Department officer who is a Muslim was allegedly threatened by a man Saturday after dropping off her son.
9-month-old involved car theft found safe, suspect at large
9-month-old involved car theft found safe, suspect at large
10-year-old narrowly escapes car theft outside home
10-year-old narrowly escapes car theft outside home
Henry elects black woman to top county job; Stockbridge gets new mayor
Henry elects black woman to top county job; Stockbridge gets new mayor
More Stories