The first day of October is the first day of a month-long push to help make corporate leadership more diverse. It’s the brain-child of two black executives Continue reading October Is Black Professionals Month, A Push To Make Corporate Leadership More Diverse
By Alexis Reese, BET
There’s a new shark in town! Continue reading ‘Shark Tank’ Hires Emma Grede To Be First Black Woman On Panel
By Alexa Imani Spencer, Yahoo! Finance
Rachael Palmer is behind Google’s partnership strategy with venture capitalists and startups throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Continue reading Meet The Woman Behind Google’s Multi-Million Dollar Partnerships With Black Founders Around The Globe
By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP News
Rihanna might be extremely consumed with rolling out her popular lingerie line, but finishing her forthcoming album is still a priority. Continue reading Rihanna takes time with album while unveiling lingerie line
BY OLAFIMIHAN OSHIN, The Hill
Basketball legend Michael Jordan announced that he will donate $1 million to the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting to help diversify newsrooms. Continue reading Michael Jordan, Jordan Brand donating $1M to help diversify newsrooms
By Santura Pegram
(SP) – Tell people a little about Christian Wise Smith…who you are, how it all began, and what you’ve accomplished so far in life? Continue reading The Blueprint: A Conversation with Christian Wise Smith, Esq.
When it comes to running your small business, one of the greatest assets you can acquire to help you succeed is a government contract. Continue reading The Types of Government Contracts & What You Need to Know
By Porsha Monique, Rollingout
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. announced Nicole Cokley Dunlap as its Chief Diversity Officer. Cokley Dunlap will lead the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategy.
Continue reading Howard alum Nicole Cokley Dunlap appointed chief diversity officer, Bed Bath & Beyond
JAY-Z’s cannabis company and executive Troy Datcher are about to make history. On Monday (Aug. 16), the Hov-backed The Parent Company, which houses his Monogram cannabis brand, announced that Datcher will soon become the company’s new chief executive officer. Continue reading JAY-Z’s The Parent Company hires first Black CEO to lead major public U.S. cannabis organization
By Michael Saponara, Hip Hop Dx.
Saweetie’s official McDonald’s meal became readily available at Golden Arches locations across the United States on Monday (August 9), and the California native’s Icy Gang can’t get enough of Saweetie’s latest partnership deal. Continue reading SAWEETIE FANS GO NUTTY OVER HER MCDONALD’S MEAL WITH MEMES & GIFS
By Jessica Dinapoli
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved a proposal from stock exchange operator Nasdaq Inc (NDAQ.O) that requires its listed companies to have diverse boards, or explain why they do not. Continue reading U.S. markets regulator approves Nasdaq proposal to require corporate board diversity
JAY-Z and Will Smith have placed their financial support behind a startup company that intends to make homeownership a possibility for low-income families. Continue reading JAY-Z and Will Smith invest in startup that helps low income renters become homeowners