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NBA Hall Of Famer Charles Barkley Donates $1 million to Clark Atlanta University

(Last Updated On: November 30, 2016)

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there is Giving Tuesday, and former NBA star, Charles Barkley, gave big by donating to local HBCU, Clark Atlanta University.

Barkley was a guest on WJOX-FM 94.5 in Birmingham, Alabama, where he announced two $1 million donations to Clark Atlanta University and another HBCU, Alabama A&M.

Ronald A. Johnson, President of Clark Atlanta University, released the following statement, “we are delighted to receive this generous gift from Mr. Barkley.  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 currently works as one of the host of TNT’s, “Inside the NBA.”

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