Dr. Shayla Creer and Robert McCray are the founders behind Live Alkaline Water, which is now the first Black-owned water brand to be sold in Walmart. Continue reading Black-Owned Alkaline Water Brand Becomes the First To Be Sold At Walmart
By Megan Ruesink
You know it’s time for a change—a pay bump and a position where you feel more like an actual professional—but you’re not quite ready to commit to pursuing one career over another. That’s okay.
There are still some things you can be doing to invest in your future right now. Continue reading 8 In-Demand Skills That Will Complement Any Resume
Two black women did something this week that no other women have done before: They refereed a professional basketball game together. Continue reading Two Women Refereed An NBA Game Together For The First Time Ever
What you wear on your feet reflects your personality, status Continue reading 5 Things Your Shoes Say About You
On June 30, 1967, the U.S. Air Force selected the first African-American astronaut, Major Robert Lawrence, to train for a highly secretive mission to spy on the Soviet Union from space. Continue reading Remembering Robert Lawrence, The First African-American Astronaut
Eddie Ndopu wasn’t expected to live past 5 years old. Now, the 27-year-old South African hopes to be the first person with a disability to travel to space. Continue reading ‘Black, queer, disabled and brilliant’: Activist hopes to make history in space
Wells Fargo Announces $100,000 scholarship fund for diverse business owners to attend Tuck School of Business Minority Business Programs. Continue reading Wells Fargo and Tuck School of Business Announce Scholarship Program for Diverse Businesses
Working in an industry where you are one of very few women can be challenging enough — but imagine what it’s like to be the only woman on staff. Continue reading How this 23-year-old became the only full-time woman trader at the New York Stock Exchange
Joseph “Joe” Jackson, the patriarch who launched the musical Jackson family dynasty, died Wednesday in a Las Vegas hospital, a source close to the family tells CNN. Continue reading Joe Jackson, musical family patriarch, dead at 89
Octavia E. Butler, a groundbreaking African-American science fiction writer who would have turned 71 on Friday, was honored with a Google Doodle that celebrates her contributions to the literary world. Continue reading Octavia E. Butler, Who Brought Diversity To The World Of Science Fiction, Honored With Google Doodle
Apple and Oprah Winfrey have a signed a multi-year content partnership. Under the deal, Winfrey and Apple will create programs that will be released as part of Apple’s original content lineup. Continue reading Oprah Winfrey, Apple Sign Multi-Year Content Partnership
By Ronda Racha Penrice, Urban News Service
LOS ANGELES—Samuel L. Jackson is, without a doubt, the hardest working man in Hollywood. To date, he’s appeared in well over 100 films with a box office take of $7 billion and counting.
Continue reading “Incredibles 2” is the Latest Film in Samuel L. Jackson’s Hollywood Journey