Alexandria Rolle-Polk is the first black American woman hired as a firefighter by Alachua County Fire Rescue. Continue reading ‘One Of The Guys’: Alachua County Welcomes First Black Female Firefighter
More Than 10,000 Attendees to Address the Theme ‘Engineering Your Foundation’ Continue reading National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Annual Convention Set for Launch!
Six men, most of them in their nineties, proudly stood at attention as the Disneyland Band played “Wild Blue Yonder,” the official song of the U.S. Air Force. Continue reading Disneyland honors 6 Tuskegee Airmen during flag ceremony
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National Minority Supplier Development Council, Celebrating 45 Years, Kicks Off Campaign to Showcase Its Network’s Achievements and Impact Continue reading NMSDC Affiliate Councils and MBES to Take Up the Challenge!
Jusan Hamilton grew up working on cars in his grandfather’s garage, and he has been in love with motorsports ever since. Continue reading Hamilton makes NASCAR history as first black race director
Fortune magazine’s list also features the likes of LeBron James and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Continue reading Ava DuVernay And Chance The Rapper Land On ‘World’s Greatest Leaders’ List
Despite the doomsday scenarios that say the bottom is falling out within athletic departments at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) is pursuing several groundbreaking initiatives and continuing to quietly earn a reputation as an innovative leader in digital and social media strategies and sponsorship development, as well as in diversity and inclusion initiatives. Continue reading Among HBCU sports, the SIAC stands out for its female officiating crews and more
Google is opening “Howard West” on its campus in Mountain View, Calif., a Silicon Valley outpost for the historically black university where computer science majors can immerse themselves in coding instruction and tech culture, not to mention the inner workings of one of the planet’s most famous companies. Continue reading Google opens Howard University West to train black coders
In the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s neurosurgical department has accepted residents, there has never been a black woman in the ranks. Continue reading Johns Hopkins has first black female neurosurgeon resident
The Mostly Lit Podcast is hosted by a diverse trio who met on social media and has become one of iTunes ‘Best of 2016’ podcasts, introducing many guests and literary topics to its growing audience. The hosts of this podcast have compelling individual stories which prove that the millennial generation is more determined than ever to find beauty in the traditional, not just the modern. Continue reading Mostly Lit: The Multicultural Millennials Using Their Podcast To Make Reading Cool Again
Chuck Berry, who with his indelible guitar licks, brash self-confidence and memorable songs about cars, girls and wild dance parties did as much as anyone to define rock ’n’ roll’s potential and attitude in its early years, died on Saturday at his home near Wentzville, Mo. He was 90. Continue reading Chuck Berry, Rock ’n’ Roll Pioneer, Dies at 90
Read how three different DOBE’s pursued a career in their respective fields. Each one has brought their own vision and narrative to their businesses and are ready to give insight as to what entrepreneurship, certification, investment and what standing apart from the competition means to them.
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