Millennial women and Latinas are fueling a dramatic growth in the cosmetic industry with preferences towards brands that are multiculturally aware. That’s a good sign for RiRi. Continue reading RiRi’s New Makeup Line Brings New Shades To Sephora
The phrase “There’s an app for that!” touches many facets of modern life, to include transportation, finance, communications and entertainment. Apps, or computer applications, typically flow from the fertile minds of young, white male coders. Microsoft founder Bill Gates’ software-writing prowess laid the foundation for a $508-billion corporation and helped revolutionize personal computing for billions of worldwide consumers. Continue reading The Daughter of the First African-American to Build a Billion-Dollar Company Is Creating Opportunities for Black Boys
Forty-four major law firms and 55 corporate legal departments are teaming up to boost diversity in the legal profession by drawing on two inspirational figures: the late Dan Rooney, beloved owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Arabella Mansfield, a 19th century women’s rights activist who became the first American woman admitted into the legal profession in 1869. Continue reading How Lawyers Are Working to Change Their Industry’s Diversity Problem
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has appointed Stephanie C. Hill, 52, senior vice president for Corporate Strategy and Business Development and a corporate officer effective September 11, 2017.
Continue reading Lockheed Martin Names Stephanie C. Hill Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development
Nearly everyone has a cell phone. These devices can make our lives easier. They keep us connected to other people and send us continual information. However, there is a time to use them and when we should put them away.
The first African Americans to ever serve in the Marine Crops were honored on Saturday during a special ceremony at Joe C. Davidson Park in Burlington, North Carolina.
Continue reading First Black Men To Enlist As Marines Honored 75 Years Later
Morgan Freeman has been named the 54th recipient of the SAG Life Achievement award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. Continue reading Morgan Freeman to Receive SAG Life Achievement Award
Uber is announcing today a multi-year partnership with the nonprofit Girls Who Code. As part of the deal, Uber is donating $1.2 million to Girls Who Code over the next three years. The money will go towards growing more after school and immersion programs for young girls to learn tech at an earlier age and the organization estimates that 60,000 more girls will gain access to these programs as a result of the deal. Continue reading Uber partners with Girls Who Code to fight for greater diversity in tech
“Generations will delve into his sacrifice, comedic genius, focus and aptitude,” comedian’s son writes Continue reading Dick Gregory, Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dead at 84
Lena Waithe is breaking barriers and making history ― more than she even realized. Continue reading Lena Waithe Surprised To Learn Her Emmy Nod Marks Historic Moment For Black Women
The prolific showrunner behind ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Scandal’ and more has left her longtime home at ABC Studios for the streaming giant. Continue reading Shonda Rhimes Moves to Netflix From ABC With Huge Overall Deal
Danielle Outlaw, a 19-year veteran of the Oakland Police Department who started as a police explorer when she was in high school, will serve as Portland’s next chief, only the third outsider named to lead the Police Bureau. Continue reading Portland mayor selects first African American woman to be next chief of police