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  • OneUnited Bank Unveils “Take A Knee” Campaign  9-Week Giveback Campaign to Support Social Justice

    OneUnited Bank Unveils “Take A Knee” Campaign 9-Week Giveback Campaign to Support Social Justice

     In an unprecedented move, OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, unveils the “Take A Knee” Campaign with a stunning masterpiece, Last Man Standing, by internationally acclaimed artist Addonis Parker. The protest art evokes the importance and burden of activism in America, featuring three football players kneeling during the national anthem. The Take A Knee Campaign is a nod to the national #TakeAKnee movement started by Colin Kaepernick and followed  by over 180 football players including Eric Reid and Kenny Stills in which they refused to stand […]

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  • Urban One, Inc. Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes To Keynote Babson’s 21st Annual Black Affinity Network Conference

    Urban One, Inc. Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes To Keynote Babson’s 21st Annual Black Affinity Network Conference

    Media pioneer Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Urban One, Inc., will keynote Babson College’s 21st Annual Black Affinity Network Conference, taking place Feb. 22-24, 2019 on Babson’s Wellesley Campus.Conference organizers will honor her with the Babson Black Affinity Network Pioneer Award during the conference that has the theme, “Blacks in Entertainment.” “We are thrilled to have such a powerhouse keynote for Black voices at the BANC during the College’s centennial year. Cathy Hughes’ wisdom and commitment to fearlessly innovating ways for Black voices to create social and economic value […]

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  • ‘She-EO’ Multicultural Women’s Conference Slated for July 28 in Baltimore

    ‘She-EO’ Multicultural Women’s Conference Slated for July 28 in Baltimore

    She-EO conference, a series of highly successful, motivating events for multicultural women of color, will host its third event on July 28th at the University of Baltimore.She-EO (She Executive Officer) is a talk-show style event designed for women looking to break barriers, blaze trails, or otherwise be agents of change in their companies and communities. According to a Harvard Business Review study, ‘Do Women’s Networking Events Move the Needle on Equality?‘, after connecting with female peers at a conference: –   the likelihood of receiving a promotion doubled […]

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  • African-American Technology Innovator Launches a Smart Business Platform Targeting the Mid-Sized Market

    African-American Technology Innovator Launches a Smart Business Platform Targeting the Mid-Sized Market

    AtWork Systems Inc. a software company based in Northern Virginia, is a smart business platform with an ERP solution for SMBs that delivers mobile, flexible and highly accessible business intelligence to every business owner. It includes a Marketplace application for the GIG economy and a set of open tools that delivers BI/AI/ML-driven decision support to business owners. It is based on a secure and scalable Service-Oriented Architecture, using a configurable multi-tenancy and unified database that provides real-time business transparency and analytics, resulting in real-time […]

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  • Mitchell Titus And Washington, Pittman & McKeever Combine Forces

    Mitchell Titus And Washington, Pittman & McKeever Combine Forces

    The Two Iconic Minority-Controlled Accounting Firms Join Forces to Grow Mitchell Titus’s Footprint in Chicago and Throughout the Midwest and Expand Services of the Largest Minority-Controlled Accounting Firm Operating in Chicago Founded in 1974, Mitchell Titus provides a broad range of assurance, tax and advisory services to Fortune 1000 companies, entrepreneurial enterprises, private equity firms, real estate entities, not-for-profit organizations, government entities and high net-worth individuals. From major corporations to social justice organizations, Mitchell Titus provides its diverse clientele with a deep understanding of […]

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  • Award-Winning Documentary “THE NEW BLACK” Now

    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, adding to the many options for viewing the film.  It is also available on DVD and through several VOD outlets. Directed by Yoruba Richen, THE NEW BLACK is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the gay marriage movement and […]

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  • Executive Leadership Coach Nadine Haupt: 10 Tough Questions

    Executive Leadership Coach Nadine Haupt: 10 Tough Questions

    Executive Leadership Coach Nadine Haupt: 10 Tough Questions How should a career woman evaluate the culture of a company? How does she know if her persistence will pay off, or if it is time to pack her bags and seek new adventures? “Finding the right organization and culture to thrive in is a personal endeavor,” says Nadine Haupt, author of the new book “ Fall in Love with Monday Mornings: The Career Woman’s Guide to Increasing Impact, Influence and Income” […]

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  • IBM Rolls Out African Skills Initiative  $60 million investment in next-generation technology talent for next phase of African economic development

    IBM Rolls Out African Skills Initiative $60 million investment in next-generation technology talent for next phase of African economic development

    IBM Rolls Out African Skills Initiative $60 million investment in next-generation technology talent for next phase of African economic development IBM announced an investment of $60 million over three years to develop the next generation of technical talent in Africa. As part of the initiative, IBM is expanding the Africa Technical Academy and the company’s Africa University Programme to over 20 African countries. IT professionals across the continent are set to benefit with advanced skills in analytics, cloud and big […]

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  • Pew Finds Complex Relationship Between Debt and Financial Security and Mobility

    Pew Finds Complex Relationship Between Debt and Financial Security and Mobility

    Pew Finds Complex Relationship Between Debt and Financial Security and Mobility Report points to debt as a critical factor in family balance sheets A report released by The Pew Charitable Trusts finds that Americans’ debt has increased over the past three decades, due particularly to home mortgages and student loans, with important implications for long-term economic mobility. A full 80 percent of Americans hold at least some form of debt, and nearly 7 in 10 say debt is a necessity […]

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