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Job Applicants Enter Settlement with Target Corporation over Discriminatory Criminal Background Screening Policy

The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LDF) and the law firm of Outten & Golden LLP have reached a settlement with Target Corporation to resolve allegations...

The dysfunctionality of the American Political System

By:  Charles Blatcher, III Those who pay attention to the political winds understand we are living in peculiar times. What we have experienced during the...

Black Veterans Question Military Bases named after Confederate Soldiers

By: Charles Blatcher, III Chairman, National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations March 18, 2018      Statues, monuments, government buildings and military installations are supposedly named...

Black Soldiers in World War I

Photograph credits: Charles Blatcher (Left) Corporal Freddie Stowers, USA (Center- (Photo Credit: Photo Courtesy of South Carolina Military Museum and Sergeant Henry Johnson, USA(right -web...

Racial And Gender Bias At Work Harmful For Women Of Color And Their Health 

New Research Shows Unfair Treatment of Asian, Black, Latinx and Multiracial Women in US Workplaces Is Detrimental to Both Employees and Companies In Spite of...

Spelman Receives $2 Million Gift From the Karsh Family Foundation to Support KIPP Schools Graduates’ Success in College

Spelman College is pleased to announce a $2 million gift from the Karsh Family Foundation. The gift will fund annual and endowed scholarships that support graduates of...

10 Reasons to Explore Jacksonville’s African American Heritage Trail –

From the arrival of the very first European explorers back in the 1500s, people of African descent have had a significant role in the...

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) announces Michele Lezama as President & CEO 

The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering is proud to announce the selection of Michele Lezama as president and chief executive officer, effective March 26, 2018. Michele...

Lancôme Announces Write Her Future

Knowing how to read and write means having the freedom to express yourself fully and build your own future freely Lancôme is proud to announce...

As A Black Woman, Janice Ellis Faced Sexism, Racism And Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Am I Woman And Then Black Or Am I Black And Then Woman? Asks Janice Ellis In Her Provocative New Book, From Liberty To...

Madison Reed Commits to Using “Raw” Photography

New photos feature women over age 50 feeling confident and beautiful, no retouching necessary                   Madison Reed, a prestige hair color brand, applauds the movement toward...

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...
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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...