The tennis superstar worked just four months out of the period Forbes tracked after taking time off to have her daughter, Olympia. Continue reading Serena Williams Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Female Athletes Of 2018
The star of HBO’s ‘Ballers’ and Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ former Morehouse star running back and NFL player does things his way Continue reading John David Washington Outran His Father’s Long Shadow With A Football In Hand
Valeisha Butterfield-Jones is a political advisor-turned-tech exec, with a goal to change Google. Continue reading Tech Has A Huge Diversity Problem. This Woman Is Determined To Fix It.
Corporate culture may be the key to happiness at work. You can have an exceptional job offer, but if the culture is not a match, it could be problematic. Continue reading Have a Job Offer? Consider these 5 things before saying yes
It’s still Simone Biles season, and the American gymnast is still kicking ass and taking names, which culminated in yet another historic career achievement at this year’s United States Gymnastics Championships on Sunday. Continue reading Simone Biles Is Still Making History, Is 1st Woman to Win 5 U.S. All-Around Championships
Taraji P. Hensonis on a mission. In hopes of eradicating the stigma surrounding mental health in African-American communities, the actress just launched the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in honor of her late father. The organization will provide scholarships to African-American students majoring in mental health, offer mental health services to youth in urban schools and work to lower the recidivism rates of African-American men and women.
Continue reading Taraji P. Henson Creates Foundation to Honor Her Late Father Who Battled Mental Health Issues
Aretha Franklin, the self-taught piano prodigy, vocalist and songwriter who first conquered the charts in the late ’60s and never relinquished her throne, has died, multiple outlets report. She was 76. Continue reading Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Has Died at Age 76
Her title may be unremarkable—software engineer at a Chicago trading firm—but the journey she took to land it is a triumph that doesn’t fit neatly on a resume. Continue reading How Deja Baker overcame long odds and finally landed her dream job
The Best of Small Business Awards ™ is America’s most prestigious honor that recognizes and celebrates the BEST Small to Mid-Sized Business Visionaries. Continue reading The Best of Small Business Awards
By Curtis Bunn, Urban News Service
Derek Anderson, the former San Antonio Spurs star, wants to teach black kids how to talk to the police. Growing up virtually homeless in Louisville, Kentucky, Anderson made the unlikely journey from inner-city high school to college basketball star at the University of Kentucky and then an 11-year career in the NBA, crowned by a championship with the San Antonio Spurs.
Continue reading Former NBA Player Derek Anderson Creates School That Teaches Acts of Kindness, Life Skills and Crisis Management
You spot your dream job, but it’s a reach — a reach beyond the next step in your career. It’s two steps or three steps or 10 steps removed from what your next job should be — and so, you stop just short of applying. But you should apply anyway. Why?
Continue reading 7 Things to Know if You’re Applying to a ‘Reach’ Position
by Madison Blancaflor
Lately, women hear a lot about gaps: how to combat the gender pay gap, how to avoid a resumé gap when you take time off to raise children, whether or not a thigh gap matters (it doesn’t). One “gap” that isn’t discussed enough is the gender investing gap. Continue reading Why Women Should Invest and How to Get Started