The school LeBron James helped build aims to let students from impoverished families learn for free. In 1993, the Walker family took James in and encouraged him to focus on his education at a city school in Akron. "And you look at the Lakers, being able to play for a historic franchise with so much history and being able to partner with Magic Johnson, someone I looked up to when I was younger".
"OK, LeBron's doing this, we're not on his level, but the level that we're on, what can we do to achieve and make a huge difference within the community out here?"
"We want every kid that walks through this school to be inspired, to come ... away with something, something where they can give back", said James, who poured millions from his own pocket into the project.
All the students attending the I Promise School are under-performing in reading, math and other essential academic areas.
A little more than a month following his signing a four-year, $153 deal with Los Angeles, NBA superstar LeBron James on Sunday finally broke his silence on why he chose the Lakers over several teams, including his former team the Cleveland Cavaliers.
LeBron recently spoke about the sneaker auction, and surprised a classroom full of students, while giving a tour of the school. I rode the same bikes on the streets that they ride on. "People always ask me, why a school?" This year, the school will start with third and fourth grade classes only, and next year the school will add first and second grade.
"If we look at some of the greatest leaders of our time, you look at, you know, Muhammad Ali, you look at Dr. Martin Luther King, and all the adversity they went through", he told Lemon.
"It's kind of bittersweet timing, because on this hand I have a brand new school that's opening and I want to be there on a day-to-day basis, you know", James said. "And the parents can go to the family resource center and get the supports that they need in order to provide the best possible environment for their children".
James continues to be an example for all professional athletes.
There was no immediate Syrian government response to the border clashes reported by Jordan and Syria on Thursday. He said Israeli forces believed they were "on a terrorist mission" and "trying to infiltrate into Israel".
A U.S. judge has blocked the planned release of 3-D printed gun blueprints hours before they were set to hit the internet. A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order to block the online publication of 3D-printed gun blueprints.
Our crews spent the next 24 hours providing structure defense as the fire devastated the Redding area. As many as 38,000 residents were under evacuation orders at the height of the fire late last week .
The Makor news site said one of the companies has now removed its advert while the other has altered its advertisement. The Kiki Challenge is all about getting down the moving auto and dance as long as the driving person captures it.
During the day, the share price of the iPhone maker jumped by 2.8% to $207.05, passing the $1tn (£762bn) mark in NY trading. The company's fortunes were turbocharged by the launch of personal gadgets such as the iPod in 2001 and the iPhone in 2007.
Kelly's allies have said he took the job out of a sense of duty and he has not exactly hidden his simmering dissatisfaction. It's a one-man show and no one is getting in the way of Trump's delusion that he's nailing it on a daily basis.
Despite the run rate creeping over 10, the former Indian skipper took plenty of time to settle and could not get his eye in. The stars of the match were Kuldeep and Rohit, who thrashed hosts batsmen and bowlers through out the match.
But plans for other guns have been available for years and it would be nearly impossible to stop them being shared in the future. The publication of the files comes after a three-year legal battle between Defense Distributed and the State Department.
Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, Yes Bank: The RBI rate hike is a rational response to the recent acceleration in inflation momentum. It has also been observed that the degree of transmission of the lending rate is more than that of the deposit rates.
USA national security chiefs have lined up to warn American democracy is in the "crosshairs" of foreign adversaries for elections in 2018 and 2020.
Turkey, US agree to work together to resolve issues
Pompeo met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of a Southeast Asian security conference in Singapore. On the sanctions, he said: "I hope they'll see this for what it is, a demonstration that we're very serious".
'Meyered' in controversy: OSU coach placed on leave
The case was dropped by police when the woman chose not to pursue charges, but Hyde was suspended three games by Ohio State. When asked about that incident, Meyer claimed at the Big Ten meetings last week, that he was unaware of a 2015 incident.
New species of hybrid dolphin discovered in Hawaii
But an animal hybrid doesn't necessarily mean a new species - not even established hybrids, such as the mule. Scientists first discovered off the coast of Hawaii cub krupnosortnogo melon-headed whale and dolphins.
Photos show NK building new ICBM near Pyongyang
North Korea has carried out a total of six nuclear tests, the most recent of which took place in September past year . He declined to say whether Pyongyang is building new missiles. "Things don't change overnight", Conway later added.
Trump follows through on farm trade aid
If the truce agreed by Europe and the United States holds, the USA will be doing battle mainly with China, rather than the world. These three countries together imported $3.7 billion worth of soybeans in 2017, which is minuscule compared to that of China .