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Tech Industry’s Diversity Discussions Rife with Contradictions, New Research Report from CompTIA Reveals

As America's technology industry strives to build a more gender and racially diverse workforce, a new report released today by leading tech industry association CompTIAreveals...

Ashley Bryan: Singing Praise of Thanks

Ashley Bryan: Singing Praise of Thanks is a film about this artist of 92 years whose art-making on the Maine island of Islesford is...

John Quiñones To Keynote The 31st Annual NAMIC Conference

Longtime Journalist, Education and Equality Advocate Brings His Powerful Barriers-Breaking Story to Conference Opening Session John Quiñones, Veteran journalist and host of "What Would You...

Award-Winning Documentary “THE NEW BLACK” Now

Award-Winning Documentary "THE NEW BLACK" Now Available On Netflix, DVD And Video-On-Demand (VOD) Promised Land Film's award-winning documentary THE NEW BLACK is now available on Netflix,...

New ABA president to focus on diversity, inclusion in justice system

New ABA president to focus on diversity, inclusion in justice system Paulette Brown, a labor and employment law partner and co-chair of the firmwide Diversity...

NAACP Statement on Charleston, S.C.

The NAACP has released the following statement rergarding Dylann Roof, the man accused of shooting and killing nine people inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal...

Timeline: Juneteenth: 150th Anniversary

June 19th, 2015 — also known as Juneteenth — commemorates the 150th anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in the United States.

Race and Beyond: The Curious Case of Rachel Dolezal

By Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Center for American Progress Ever since I first heard about the curious case of Rachel Dolezal —the...

2015 Heroes in the Struggle—Empire’s Jussie Smollett to be honored

Danny Glover (Color Purple, Lethal Weapon), Brian J. White ( Scandal), Shaun Robinson (Access Hollywood), Naomi Campbell ( Empire) and other Black celebrities from...

NASA Goddard Innovator Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

In honor of his many inventions and patents developed in a 34-year career at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, George E....

Dr. C. Reynold Verret: From Haitian refugee to new president of Xavier University (Louisiana)

The Board of Trustees of Xavier University of Louisiana announced that it has unanimously elected Dr. C. Reynold Verret as the university's next president....

Harvard Business School Club of New York Pays Tribute to Business And Philanthropic Leaders

The Harvard Business School Club of New York (HBSCNY), the largest alumni chapter of Harvard Business School (HBS), recently honored five leaders in business...
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Groundbreaking Research Reveals Black And Latinx Girls Are Left Out Of Leadership Pipeline From The Start Due To Systemic Racial Bias In Schools

GIRLS LEADERSHIP, a national, educational nonprofit started in 2009, announces new findings from READY TO LEAD, a groundbreaking research study that will monumentally impact...

Black Applicants Are Far More Likely to be Denied a Mortgage, Limiting Opportunity to Live ‘The American Dream’

Despite recent growth in Black homeownership rates, Black homeowners still face many challenges and sacrifices when trying to secure their dream home.

Morehouse Alum Starts Foundation & Gives $10,000 To Empower Black ParentPreneurs

In March of 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic, James Oliver, Jr. decided to start a foundation to empower Black parents who are...

Africa: It’s Time to Confront Anti-Blackness in Asian-African Communities

According to Allafrica.com, "the history of Asian-Africans - and how they have fit into African societies - is complex and varied. Between...