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“Given the current racial climate in this country today of police brutality, the locking up and killing of black men, fathers and sons, is leaving too many little African American girls without a father. Without radical change, these incidents will continue to break down the black family structure even more, leaving larger numbers of little […]
By: Jenny Che – Intel is betting big on workforce diversity. The Santa Clara, California-based computer chip maker will double referral bonuses for employees who suggest women, minorities and veterans as job candidates. Employees who identify successful matches will receive up to $4,000. “Intel is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce,” spokeswoman Gail Dundas […]
President Barack Obama will officially announce the ConnectHome initiative, which will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households and nearly 200,000 children. President Barack Obama is traveling to Durant, Okla., on Wednesday to officially announce a new initiative geared to bringing high-speed broadband to more families across […]
In recent years, mainstream media has undergone a renaissance in representation thanks to award-winning performances by actresses Taraji P. Henson as Cookie on FOX’s Empire, Viola Davis as Analise Keating on ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder, Tracy Ellis Ross as Rainbow on Blackish, Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope on Scandal, and Gabrielle Union as Mary Jane Paul […]
By: Michael Bailey – According to the 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, African-American women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in America. The newly released report indicates that, between 1997 and 2015, the overall number of women-owned businesses grew by 74 percent; however, the number of businesses owned by black women, specifically, has […]
What began as a social media movement quickly broadened, inspiring large-scale demonstrations and catapulting young, tech-savvy activists into the public eye. And, as it evolved, Black Lives Matter came to resemble the Black Panther Party, established 50 years ago this month by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale.
By: Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika Dear Coach Swinney, I’m a professor at Clemson. We’ve never met, but we work with many of the same students. I listened to your comments on the issue of athlete protests on the field, and I wanted to share some of my impressions. I winced when I heard a reporter ask you, […]
By: John McWhorter – After the race-related events of the past few weeks and months, it’s clear that the people who speak for black America Have a Dream, in the wake of the one Dr. King so resonantly expressed. The idea is that the Civil Rights revolution of the 1960s wasn’t enough, that a shoe still has […]
By: Laura Ly – The dashcam video shows a police officer driving his vehicle in the wrong lane, then swerving sharply before stopping in the middle of the road in Upstate New York. The officer exits the car and draws his weapon. The ensuing moments are when parole officer Mario Alexandre said the police officers […]