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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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  • MGM Resorts Foundation to hold 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) in Las Vegas

    MGM Resorts Foundation to hold 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) in Las Vegas

    Civil Rights Leader Xernona Clayton will speak  Xernona Clayton, who broke race and gender barriers in national broadcast TV and worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to end racial inequality in America, will talk about her life and experiences at the 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC).The conference, in its 12th year, is sponsored by The MGM Resorts Foundation. It will be held Aug. 27-28 at MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, NV. “We are honored to have Xernona, a civil rights icon and […]

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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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  • The Pervasiveness of Sexual Harassment in Today’s White-Collar Workplace

    The Pervasiveness of Sexual Harassment in Today’s White-Collar Workplace

    New Study Reveals the Hard Numbers by Industry, Race, and Gender The #MeToo movement brought awareness and conversation to one of the most urgent issues facing the workplace today, but not enough data has been available to point to the causes or solutions until now. A new study, “What #MeToo Means for Corporate America,” conducted by the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI), is the first of its kind to measure the scope of the problem within the white-collar workforce, to […]

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  • Taliah Waajid Launches Protective Styles Collection at Walmart Stores Nationwide

    Taliah Waajid Launches Protective Styles Collection at Walmart Stores Nationwide

    A New Category for the Natural Haircare Movement is Available across the US  Taliah Waajid, a trail-blazing brand in the world of natural hair care, is launching the Protective Styles Collection at select Walmart stores across the country. The first complete collection specifically designed for women who wear weaves, braids, locs, extensions, wigs, headwraps etc. over their natural hair or while transitioning from chemical styles.   Taliah Waajid Protective Styles is designed to care for the hair underneath these styles—one’s own […]

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  • On Broadway: Denzel Washington in “The Iceman Cometh”

    On Broadway: Denzel Washington in “The Iceman Cometh”

    Denzel Washington stars in Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh,” reprising his role basically because he’s a genius. Please see this special report from “The Root”. The Iceman Cometh centers on Hickey (Washington), a conflicted man who passionately encourages fellow alcoholics in a New York City bar to abandon their pipe dreams and take hold of harsh realities, eventually revealing secrets from his own past.

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  • “We Black Veterans may not get our way, but we will have our say.”

    “We Black Veterans may not get our way, but we will have our say.”

      (Photo: L to R–Lt General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. USAF, Eleanor Roosevelt and Chief Anderson at Tuskegee, General Daniel James USAF) by Charles Blatcher, III Chairman, the National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations April 7, 2017 In 1977, efforts began to raise public awareness about the merits of what Black and other Minority Americans have contributed to the defense of our nation. In 1978, the National Minority Military Museum Foundation was chartered in Oakland, California. We have held steady […]

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  • International Activist Rokhaya Diallo to Keynote Minority Women Professionals Conference in New York

    International Activist Rokhaya Diallo to Keynote Minority Women Professionals Conference in New York

    Continuing with champion spirit, the national Minority Women Professionals (MWPs) are MVPs conference tour will take place on April 2, 2017 at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, drawing women from New York and the tri-state region. This conference will feature a series of guest speakers, workshops, networking and mentorship opportunities aimed to inspire and empower MWPs from diverse backgrounds, while also equipping them with essential tools and skills to “survive and thrive” in their professions.   […]

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