Growing up, the sound of music was a constant in the Cox household. Continue reading The Young Conductor Paving the Way for Black Musicians in Orchestra
AFWA’s Find A Pro Directory provides a resource for business owners and individuals to identify accounting and finance partners. Continue reading Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Launches Directory of Accounting and Finance Professionals
Facebook is continuing to pick away at its diversity problem, which it shares with most companies in Silicon Valley. For the first time since 2014, Facebook has increased the overall representation of black employees from 2 percent to 3 percent in the U.S., according to the diversity report Facebook released today. In 2015, Facebook’s representation of black employees actually dropped to one percent but then bounced back up to 2 percent in 2016. Continue reading Facebook’s black employee representation has increased for the first time since 2014
Watching a black man attempt to do his daughter’s hair has brought a flood of recognition online, compelling people to pledge more than $75,000 in less than a week to create a Pixar-style animated short about it. Continue reading 4-year-old character’s ‘big, beautiful’ Afro has the attention of the internet
Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, is now the newest face of Estée Lauder’s Modern Muse fragrance. Continue reading Ballerina Misty Copeland Is Named the New Face of Estee Lauder’s Modern Muse Fragrance
Shaping a more diverse technology industry requires that we rethink our sources of talent and broaden our recruiting pipeline to access available diverse talent. Continue reading New Intel Grant Program Invests $4.5 Million to Support STEM Pathways for HBCU Students
The African American community both struggles and succeeds in American society. Here are compelling thoughts from those who have attained success Continue reading 21 Inspiring Quotes From Black Business Leaders
The ‘Scandal’ star will be honored alongside Instagram COO Marne Levine and SpaceX president and COO Gwynne Shotwell at a brunch in Beverly Hills this September. Continue reading Kerry Washington to be Honored with Women Making History Award
Hashim Walters is building the foundation for his mayoral campaign right where he played with his friends as a child. Continue reading Meet the youngest candidate looking to become New Orleans’ next Mayor
Between the three of them, they employ more than 700 people. Continue reading California Mom And Two Daughters Build Empire With 13 McDonald’s Franchises
Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. Continue reading Rapper Common surprises students at NY school, donates money
We all know John Legend as the uber talented singer, songwriter, music producer, and family man married to his gorgeous model wife, Chrissy Teigen, and their baby, but do we know the real John Legend? Catapulting onto the world stage in 2004 with his Grammy Award nominated album, “Get Lifted,” Legend has utilized his stardom to effect change on a larger stage.
Continue reading Will the Real John Legend Please Stand Up?