The racial health disparity surrounding diabetes is on the rise. According to a study conducted by the National Institutes of Health, in the U.S. Black adults are almost twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes in comparison to white adults. Continue reading Viola Davis Spreads Awareness About Diabetes Through New Documentary
During orientation at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Scheller College of Business, first-year MBA student Jasmine Howard received a lesson on the neurochemistry of unconscious bias, which explored “how the brain takes shortcuts and makes stereotyping decisions,” she explains. Continue reading How MBA Programs are diversifying
By Jennifer Magliano
Not all teachers start out with mini chalkboards, offering spelling tutorials to their stuffed animal students, at age 5. Sure, some future educators’ fates were sealed early on by a teacher they loved to imitate, but many arrive in the classroom after starting down different paths. Continue reading Teaching—How to Know, Show, and Tell That You Have What it Takes
“Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” When a hiring manager asks you this, there may be a few things running through your brain. “Moving (way) up the ranks,” “running this place,” “working for myself,” or “in your job,” for example. None of which are necessarily things you should say out loud in an interview. Continue reading How to Answer “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”
In recent years, birth stories from stars like Serena Williams and Beyoncé have served to highlight the state of Black maternal health in the United States Continue reading Meet the Women Fighting to Save Black Mothers: ‘There’s a Lot of Work to Do’
Meet Jade Colin, the youngest black woman to own a McDonald’s franchise. Continue reading Jade Colin is the Youngest Black Woman to own a McDonald’s Franchise
The scene might be expected on a special occasion at any other public school. At LeBron James’s I Promise School, it was just Monday. Continue reading LeBron James “I Promise School” Showing Early Signs Of Success
Aretha Franklin also known as the ‘Queen of Soul’ is now a Pulitzer Prize winner. Franklin received the special awards for her “indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades.’
Healthcare careers can provide the challenge, security, and salary you’re looking for in a role, while also fulfilling your humanitarian side. Continue reading 9 Reasons You Should Be in Health Care
By Jovane Marie
It has been more than 30 years since Riverdale star Robin Givens walked away from an abusive marriage, the traumatic union dissolving in a highly publicized fashion. While it’s a chapter she doesn’t feel the need to dwell on, she has used the experience, along with her platform, to assist and empower fellow survivors of domestic violence and raise awareness for the cause.
Continue reading Robin Givens: Standing Up for Women
With over 60 Black students, Harvard Law School’s class of 2021 is one of the largest class of Black J.D. candidates in the educational institution’s history. To showcase this excellence, the students created a photo-based social media campaign using the hashtag #BlackatHarvardLaw. Continue reading One Of The Largest Class Of Black J.D. Candidates At Harvard University Are Making Sure They Make A Statement
If you can’t see it, will you believe in it?
The “it” takes different forms, depending on the context. If the focus is black wealth, the “it” represents the stock market. And in this context, investing time, energy and even money into something unseen can translate into a very risky proposition.
If wealth is a household objective in black communities, the stock market should absolutely be considered. Continue reading More black investors should look to stock market to grow their wealth