The civil-rights leader calls on the ride-hailing company to release diversity figures on its workforce, as Apple, Facebook and others have done. Continue reading Uber challenged on diversity by Jesse Jackson
USBLN is excited to announce that registration is now open for our 20th Annual National Conference & Biz2Biz Expo entitled, “Disability: A Catalyst for Innovation.” Continue reading Registration for the USBLN 20th Annual National Conference & Biz2Biz is now open!
The name is Hunter Greene. Continue reading As MLB aims to attract African American pitchers, Hunter Greene may be model
On Tuesday, Coachella announced its 2017 lineup which includes headliners Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar and ― best of all ― Beyoncé.
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Hiring a person with a disability can seem like a big risk, especially as a small business owner with limited resources. Continue reading Why Hiring Disabled People is Smart for Business Owners
The first black U.S. president might be on the way out, but the year also saw several African American firsts in literature, entertainment, politics and sports.
For example, in 2016, the long-awaited National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. opened — a mecca housing artifacts and art chronicling the struggles and triumphs of blacks in the U.S.
NBCBLK presents a year of firsts. Continue reading Breaking Barriers in 2016: A Year of Firsts Among African Americans
‘Winning the Heisman Trophy is something you just dream about. You never think it could happen to you’ Continue reading Ernie Davis becomes the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy
She’ll be the first Canadian woman to ever feature on a banknote. Continue reading Viola Desmond, Canada’s Civil Rights Pioneer, To Appear On $10 Bill
Companies can add value and profit to the bottom line with supplier diversity
If you are looking for a tip on how to grow the value of your business and gain a competitive edge, one that the executives in the C-suite at Georgia Power, Ryder, Duke Energy, Southern Company, Frito- Lay, Microsoft or Delta Air Lines might pass along is: Continue reading Why a Supplier Diversity Program is Good for Business
Let’s hope fiction will catalyze reality
We’ve made it. After decades of paltry onscreen portrayals of black people—who often don’t seem to exist apart from being slaves or sidekicks—2016 has given our lives silver-screen shape. Continue reading African-American Actors Ruled Hollywood This Year
The newcomer opened up about what he feels he and America’s 44th president have in common.