Ariel Investments, LLC (“Ariel”) today announced the launch of Ariel Alternatives, LLC (“Ariel Alternatives” or the “firm”), a private asset management firm. Continue reading Ariel Alternatives’ Project Black Aims to Scale Sustainable Minority-Owned Businesses & Close the Racial Wealth Gap
When Krystal Shaw needed to help support her family, she turned to what she knew best, fashion. Little did she know she would turn her passion for fashion into a thriving business, a clothing company for children with special needs.
Continue reading Meet Krystal Shaw of Random Rompers
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Starbucks Chief Operating Officer Rosalind Brewer is continuing to blaze new trails in corporate America.
For the descendants of enslaved Africans in the United States, entrepreneurship represents more than just owning a business and pursuing the proverbial American Dream. Instead, the ability for Black people to participate in local, regional, and global markets represents a dream deferred by systemic racism and discrimination.
Her App is Changing the Way HBCUs Raise Money.
Three years ago, Scott made the 30 Under 30 based on his music credentials. Now he’s helping major companies rethink their brands—and changing how celebrities and corporations interact.
Popular fast-food chain McDonald’s has recently hired a new chief diversity officer, Reginald Miller. He will be replacing Wendy Lewis, who retired two months ago and is believed to be an integral part of combating racial bias allegations that were made earlier in the year.
Continue reading Reginald Miller becomes the new chief diversity officer at McDonald’s
Siebert Williams Shank Co. L.L.C. (SWS) is partnering with Microsoft Corp. to launch the Clear Vision Impact Fund L.L.C., with an initial $25 million seed investment from the software giant.
Continue reading Minority-Owned Firm Partners with Microsoft to Launch $250 Million Fund for Business Owners
By Samar Khoury
We are celebrating milestones every day, and this issue of Black EOE Journal is full of them. Inclusion surrounds this issue, as it is at the forefront more than ever. Continue reading Inclusion at the Forefront: Letter from the Editor
By Bobby McDonald, President, OC Black Chamber
The Orange County Black Chamber of Commerce, for over 36 years, has prided itself for providing Access to Information. Our mission has strongly supported our minority and diverse communities. Continue reading Supplier Diversity—Part of a Black Chamber’s DNA
By Connie Russell | C. L. Russell Group, LLC
L. Russell Group, LLC (CLRG) is a woman-owned small business full-service workforce training company. Specializing in workforce training, content development, performance assessment and quality assurance. CLRG, like many other small businesses, is learning to persevere in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading How We’re Surviving through the Pandemic
By Lorie Reichel-Howe
Founder, Conversations In The Workplace
If you work with people, it’s inevitable that you have felt the sting of cutting words, the stab of sarcasm and the sickening silence when a coworker is verbally attacked. When workplace word wars occur, people become casualties, relationships are strained, and morale plunges downward. Continue reading Avoiding Workplace Word Wars