Black People Are Facing Racial Discrimination On Zoom Meetings Through ‘Zoombombing’

Since the global pandemic of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, started, the outbreak has caused massive closures of non-essential businesses throughout the country in efforts to combat the virus from spreading. As a result, many companies have had to trade … Read more…

Black People Are Facing Racial Discrimination On Zoom Meetings Through ‘Zoombombing’

Since the global pandemic of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, started, the outbreak has caused massive closures of non-essential businesses throughout the country in efforts to combat the virus from spreading. As a result, many companies have had to trade … Read more…

Report: Companies Are Changing Their Sick Leave Policies Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

With the coronavirus outbreak spreading around the world, companies are being forced to have employees work from home or place them under self-quarantine. This unprecedented move has also pushed employers to re-evaluate their sick-leave policies. While salaried workers have allocated … Read more…

Report: Companies Are Changing Their Sick Leave Policies Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

With the coronavirus outbreak spreading around the world, companies are being forced to have employees work from home or place them under self-quarantine. This unprecedented move has also pushed employers to re-evaluate their sick-leave policies. While salaried workers have allocated … Read more…

Erika H. James Becomes The First African American Dean of Penn’s Wharton School of Business

The prestigious Wharton School of Business is getting a new dean–and making history. The University of Pennsylvania just announced that Erika H. James, the former dean of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, will serve as Wharton’s new dean … Read more…

Susan Taylor Batten Is Championing Equity for Black Communities and Black Foundation Executives

For nearly 50 years, the Association for Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) has been committed to promoting effective and responsive philanthropy in black communities. ABFE is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in black communities. Partnering … Read more…

Louisiana Governor Appoints First Black Female Police Captain In State History

Democratic Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced that Treone Larvadain has been promoted to lead the Protective Services for the Louisiana State Police.  This promotion makes Captain Larvadain the first African-American female captain in Louisiana State Police history. The role … Read more…

Louisiana Governor Appoints First Black Female Police Captain In State History

Democratic Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced that Treone Larvadain has been promoted to lead the Protective Services for the Louisiana State Police.  This promotion makes Captain Larvadain the first African-American female captain in Louisiana State Police history. The role … Read more…

Denver Insurance Company to Pay $20.5 Million for Discriminating Against Black and Female Employees

A Denver insurance company will be paying $ 20.5 million to black and female employees who filed complaints of racial and sexual discrimination, according to The Denver Post. Black employees at Jackson National Life Insurance in Denver were passed over … Read more…

5 Black Enterprise Stories That Defined Black Wealth, Power & Success in The 2010s

The 2010s can be broadly defined in one word: Disruption. The events, activities, trends, and platforms of the past decade spawned seismic shifts, heightened volatility, and produced breakthroughs. As such, these developments brought both promise and angst that reverberated throughout … Read more…

Blackhouse Foundation, Strayer University Offer Screenwriters Opportunity To Apply Now For $10,000 Competition

The Blackhouse Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on the development of African American creative talent, has formed a unique partnership with Strayer University, to identify new screenwriters to develop content on the criminal justice system. As such, the two organizations … Read more…

Blackhouse Foundation, Strayer University Offer Screenwriters Opportunity To Apply Now For $10,000 Competition

The Blackhouse Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on the development of African American creative talent, has formed a unique partnership with Strayer University, to identify new screenwriters to develop content on the criminal justice system. As such, the two organizations … Read more…

Black Professionals in Corporate America Hold 3.2% of Executive and Senior Manager Positions

Corporate America is still oblivious to the challenges faced by black professionals. A recent study conducted by the Center for Talent Innovation reveals that despite companies spending billions on diversity and inclusion, black professionals still face prejudice, a lack of support … Read more…

Nielsen Snags Diversity and Inclusion Powerhouse Sandra Sims-Williams for its Executive Team

Nielsen Holdings has announced that Sandra Sims-Williams will join the company as its diversity and inclusion lead, beginning in January 2020. Sims-Williams will lead Nielsen’s D&I strategy as well as teams for both the Media and Connect sides of the … Read more…