The world of late night comedy is getting another dose of blackness. Continue reading Franchesca Ramsey Heads to Comedy Central With New Pilot
Google is using its logo Tuesday to honor the birthday of one of the world’s most important entrepreneurs.
Continue reading Google logo pays tribute to Esther Afua Ocloo, ‘microlending’ pioneer
John Legend is making his foray into virtual reality with Rainbow Crow, an animated series from VR startup Baobab Studios. Continue reading John Legend to Voice, Executive Produce Virtual Reality Animated Series
Ilhan Omar made history last fall as the nation’s first Somali-American legislator, winning a seat in the House of Representatives for state of Minnesota. She is the first Somali-American, Muslim woman in the nation to hold public office at this level. Continue reading From Refugee to the House of Representatives
Ariyana Davis said it was important for her to go to a school “that feels like home.” Continue reading Chicago Student Gets Into 23 HBCUs, Earns $300,000 In Scholarships
Hampton University is pleased to announce that Katherine G. Johnson, one of the leading inspirations behind the Hollywood feature film Hidden Figures, will serve as the University’s 147th Commencement speaker on May 14, 2017. Commencement will be held at Armstrong Stadium at 10 a.m. Continue reading Katherine Johnson to Deliver 147th HU Commencement Address
For 17-year-old “Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi, the college application process has been different from most young girls her age. Continue reading ‘Black-ish’ star Yara Shahidi accepted into every college where she applied
Use of the term ‘soft skills’ or ‘people skills’ has been thrown around a lot but what are professionals really doing to improve these skills?
He had been rumored to be a contender from the beginning, but most people didn’t believe it would ever happen. Not because Edward Enninful, the renowned image-maker, friend of Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, isn’t supremely talented, but because he is a black man, born in Ghana, raised in London and working in New York. Continue reading Edward Enninful as British Vogue Editor: A Barrier-Breaking Choice
In response to President Donald Trump’s proposal to defund the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) led two bipartisan letters to the House Appropriations Committee imploring Congress to fund the MBDA in the FY2018 appropriations, and recommending that MBDA provide an annual policy report to Congress to address gaps in equity between minority and non-minority owned firms. Continue reading Rep. McNerney Leads Bipartisan Effort to Save the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
DiversityBusiness has changed its name, focus and more – to serve and to be in step with a rapidly-changing business world. Continue reading DiversityBusiness.com rebrands as Omnikal
Scholarship program with 10 schools pays for a master’s degree, internship and help finding Fortune 500 jobs Continue reading Columbia University partners with HBCUs to fight lack of business diversity