The ERG & Council Honors Award™ is the premiere annual national award that recognizes, honors and celebrates the outstanding contributions and achievements of Employee Resource Groups and Diversity Councils. These groups lead the diversity and inclusion process within their organizations and demonstrate results in their workforce, workplace and marketplace. Continue reading ERG & Council Honors Award™ Application is Now Open!
The 2017 ERG & Council Honors Award™ application process is now open! Continue reading How to Apply for the 2017 ERG & Council Honors Award
Bernie Custis, widely considered to be the first black quarterback in modern professional football, died on Thursday. He was 88. Continue reading Bernie Custis, a Pioneering Quarterback, Dies at 88
Between film corrosion and discrimination, a full 80 percent of silent movies made by African-Americans have been lost to history. But those that survived have some incredible stories to tell. The oldest-known, Within Our Gates, directed by Oscar Micheaux, is available to view online thanks to the Internet Archive. Continue reading Watch the Oldest-Known Surviving Film by an African-American Director
The day-long conference and trade show, travels the country’s top cities for small business bringing together industry thought leaders and experts in a hands-on environment that features more than 20+ free workshops and programs along with 100+ interactive booths, demos and brand exhibits. Continue reading Small Business Expo Upcoming Events!
Jay Z invested in Uber in 2011 and today it’s worth 200X more. Now he’s getting serious about investing in startups with plans to create his own venture capital firm, according to respected tech journalist Dan Primack’s publication Axios. Continue reading Jay Z is planning a VC fund. Here’s how his investments are doing
Other inductees include Max Martin, Berry Gordy, Babyface, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and Chicago. Continue reading Jay Z Becomes First Rapper Chosen for Songwriters Hall of Fame
Singer to accept Harvard Foundation’s award next week Continue reading Rihanna named Humanitarian of Year
A Clemson University Ph.D. candidate decided to forgo a traditional dissertation for a more creative platform: a 34-track rap album. Continue reading Clemson Doctoral Student Creates Rap Album On Blackness For Dissertation
The mission of NABA, Inc. is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors. The Association shall unite through membership accountants, finance and business related professionals and students who have similar interests and ideals, are committed to professional and academic excellence, possess a sense of professional and civic responsibility, and are concerned with enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting, finance and business related professions. The goals of the Association include, but are not limited to, the following: Continue reading Upcoming NABA Conferences!
Magic Johnson has been named president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced on Tuesday, just two days before the NBA’s trade deadline. Continue reading Magic Johnson named Lakers president of basketball operations
Dear Members, Partners & Friends,
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This picture came from the article ” President Obama’s message to my son: Clark, dream big dreams’ ” (The Guardian, 01/13/17). According to Clark’s mother, the picture debuted on Instagram and has since floated around on the internet. It was even featured on President Barack Obama’s website last month. In light of the election results, recent events and the current climate in Washington, it is particularly powerful image to reflect on as we enter Black History Month.