In 1947 Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) made history when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first African-American to play Major League Baseball in the modern era. Continue reading In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait of a Baseball Legend
Throughout the United States, Siemens partners with more than 20,000 small business suppliers to drive innovation, achieve greater success, and play an active role in the growth of the U.S. market. As an integral part of our supply chain, we continue to celebrate these strategic partnerships like we did recently during our annual Small Business Awards Luncheon, which recognizes small business partners owned by minorities, women, veterans, and other diverse suppliers across Siemens U.S. businesses. Continue reading Siemens Celebrates Diverse Small Business Partners
This “hidden figure” is finally getting her due praise.
A “hidden figure” in the development of GPS technology has officially been honored for her work. Continue reading Dr. Gladys West, Who Helped Develop The GPS, Inducted Into Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame
In a move anticipated within the industry, Dungey is headed to the new home of two other former powerhouse ABCers: Shonda Rhimes and Kenya Barris. Continue reading Former ABC President Channing Dungey joins Netflix
KPMG LLP has appointed Michele Meyer-Shipp, an accomplished executive and attorney with significant experience in inclusion strategy and employment law, as Chief Diversity Officer. She succeeds Sue Townsen, who returns full-time to the firm’s Advisory practice. Continue reading KPMG Names Michele Meyer-Shipp Chief Diversity Officer
Although Iconix Brand Group attacked the hip-hop mogul’s move as a “charade,” his attorney says the AAA is now pledging to expand its roster of black arbitrators.
Continue reading Jay-Z Scores Diversity Commitment from American Arbitration Association
By Brady Rhoades
The first female African-American astronaut in space was not cured of curiosity when she whirled about the cosmos as part of NASA’s STS-47 in 1992. Her vision sharpened, like a kid who takes her first plane flight. Wondrous, yes, but still a hint. Continue reading Dr. Mae Jemison: On a ‘Starship’ Enterprise
Johnnie Jones’ age isn’t stopping him from learning. In fact, the 83-year-old veteran will receive his Ph.D. from LSU on Friday, Dec. 14. Continue reading 83-Year-Old Veteran to Receive Ph.D. from LSU
With his PlayVS e-sports platform, Delane Parnell is creating a valuable scouting grounds for new tech talent. Continue reading Meet the 26-year-old entrepreneur turning high-school gamers into varsity athletes
Once a beacon for more minorities to join him in Silicon Valley, the former tech and media darling enters a deal that will help to secure his legacy—and P&G’s. Continue reading Tristan Walker announces acquisition by Procter & Gamble, will remain as CEO and move company to Atlanta
Members and leaders of the National Black MBA Association® will soon have the opportunity to travel to Ghana and Liberia for the Association’s second annual trade and education mission, taking place from Saturday, February 16, through Sunday, February 24, 2019. Continue reading National Black MBA Association® Members Travel to Ghana and Liberia for Trade and Education Mission
Recently, CBC Member Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY-08) was elected chair of the Democratic Caucus, and Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (D-SC-06) was elected Majority Whip, making it the first time in history that two African Americans will hold top leadership positions in Congress at the same time.
Continue reading For the First Time in History, Two African Americans will Hold Top Leadership Positions in Congress at the Same Time