Atlanta Rapper T.I. was recently honored at the Georgia State Capitol for his vast philanthropic work which impacts the community positively.
He was recognized by State Sen. Donzella James, who sponsored the resolution that applauded the rapper/actor for his nonprofit organizations “Harris Community Works” and “For the Love Of Our Fathers”.
Both organizations are personal endeavors with special meaning to the rapper and his family. “Harris Community Works,” works with the disadvantaged, and “For the Love Of Our Fathers” works with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
T.I. has a history of giving back to his community. He’s donated his time and money to local organizations as well such as the Boys & Girls Clubs, has spoken at Atlanta area schools as part of his post-prison community service agreement and hosted Thanksgiving turkey giveaways and Christmas toy drives for families in need.
In recent years, the rapper has also become known as an outspoken activist. Joining other community members in protest of police shootings of African Americans and calling for boycotts of corporations like Starbucks and designer Gucci following controversial and racially offensive incidents involving their brands.