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Pepsi

Pepsi Apologizes for Releasing Its Worst. Ad. Ever. But Kendall Is Still Silent

The soda giant acknowledged that their new ad "missed the mark"

Pepsi issued an apology on Wednesday just one day after receiving a storm of backlash…

By Selena Hill

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Verizon

Verizon Campaign Says #WeNeedMore for High-Tech Jobs

There are currently 9 million STEM job available.

Verizon has launched a new campaign, #WeNeedMore to shed light on the currently four million…

By Samara Lynn

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race

Are Race Discussions on the Job Considered NSFW?

Like politics or religion, race shares the capacity to inflame or divide, yet respectful discussions about race render it appropriate for the workplace

In today’s world, in which nearly every major company supports “diversity” (at least, rhetorically), should…

By Stephen L. Ball

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Equal Pay Day

The 5 Things You Need to Know About Equal Pay Day

Learn how you can help to decrease the ongoing gender pay gap

As you join forces with women to advocate for the equity of women on Equal…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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Smith Graham

Asset Manager Smith Graham Acquisition Spurred by Clients’ Demand to Meet Their Yield Requirements

Purchase aligns with the way institutional investors allocate their assets today

Smith Graham’s newest acquisition was prompted by rising demand from a growing number of clients…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Get “Wise” With These 10 Motivational Quotes

The inspiration you need to get you through the rest of the week

Just in case you’re in need of an extra boost of encouragement, here’s a round-up…

By Selena Hill

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education regulations

Trump Overturns Education Regulations

Cuts state accountability and funds for teacher training

During his campaign he promised to undo much of President Obama’s legacy. And just as…

By Robin White Goode

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Valerie Jarrett

Former Obama Adviser Valerie Jarrett is Elected to Ariel Investments Board

The longest-serving senior adviser to President Obama has been elected to sit on the board of the multibillion-dollar firm

Ariel Investments, LLC, announced that Valerie Jarrett, a former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama,…

By Selena Hill

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50 Greatest Leaders

Blacks Who Made Fortune’s ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ List

Activists, athletes, rhymers, and business people were among the blacks named to Fortune's esteemed yearly listing

Several African Americans and black people from the African diaspora have been named with other…

By Samara Lynn

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2017 Stellar Award Nominee Latice Crawford Shares Her #techieTips

The BET 'Sunday Best' alumna has been nominated Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year for the 2017 Stellar Awards

This weekend, thousands will journey to Las Vegas with their favorite tech swag, ready to…

By Nathaniel J.

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Internet Privacy

Senate Republicans Kill Internet Privacy Requirements

Senate says Americans already have enough internet privacy, no need for further regulations

The issue is highly contested and split down party lines. Republicans and conservatives at the…

By Samara Lynn

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Neil Gorsuch

NUL Pres. Marc Morial Says Neil Gorsuch Does Not Deserve to Serve on SCOTUS

The National Urban League president says Gorsuch has failed to demonstrate respect for the importance of protecting the civil rights

National Urban League President Marc Morial released a statement declaring that Neil Gorsuch does not…

By Selena Hill

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MBDA

MBDA Would be Abolished if Trump Budget Cuts Supported

$32 million would be cut from the MBDA under the Trump administration budget blueprint for 2018

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), a federal program that has supported small minority businesses…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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budget proposal

We Will All Suffer From Trump’s Budget Proposal

See who wins and loses in Trump's budget proposal

Trump’s budget proposal aims to redirect billions of dollars currently being used to help the…

By Selena Hill

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novel

YA Novel About Police Brutality is Getting Plenty Praise

'The Hate U Give' looks at police violence through the eyes of a teenager

Angie Thomas’ debut Young Adult novel, “The Hate U Give,” reached the number one spot…

By Lisa Fraser

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AmeriCorps

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens AmeriCorps Program

Corps members play a crucial supporting role in schools

Some AmeriCorps members work directly in schools, however, making a difference in the lives of…

By Robin White Goode

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Morial

National Urban League President Marc Morial Congratulates the First Black Federal Reserve Appointee

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial commends Raphael Bostic for being selected as the first African American president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial congratulated Raphael Bostic for being selected…

By Daron Pressley

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homophobia

Black Homophobia Is Rooted in the Struggle Against White Supremacy

This analyzes the origins of homophobia in the black community, and assesses this inherently discriminatory way of thinking within a historical context

I decided to explore the roots of homophobia in the black community, beyond the most…

By Jared Brown

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Derek Walcott

Caribbean Poet and Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott Dies at 87

The celebrated international writer has gone home

Derek Alton Walcott, a renowned poet who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992,…

By Selena Hill

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Trumpcare

Trumpcare is the Antithesis of Affordable Healthcare

Unaffordable, unhealthy, and uninsured. Here's an objective breakdown of Trump's American Health Care Act

Trumpcare is anti-affordable coverage. Everything about it makes it harder and more expensive for poor…

By Stanley Fritz

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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