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Rosa Parks

Black History Month: Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks

Quotes and little known facts about the civil rights leader

BE celebrates Rosa Parks, a legendary civil rights leader and a key player in the…

By Selena Hill

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Trump

3 Ways Trump Can Revitalize Minority Communities

Public-private partnerships and tax incentives for urban redevelopment are components of revitalization for minority communities

We must demand him to provide focused leadership in our communities by having him establish…

By Shawn Baldwin

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Eldridge Cleaver

Black History Month: Black Panther Party Leader Eldridge Cleaver

Cleavers contributions to the Black Panther Party helped the group become a national sensation

Eldridge Cleaver was a writer, political activist, and one of the early leaders of the…

By Selena Hill

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immigration ban

The Impact of Trump’s Anti-Muslim Immigration Ban is Huge

Labor expert puts anti-terror travel and entry ban into legislative perspective

President Trump’s assertion that the travel and entry ban is not anti-Muslim, it’s anti-terror but…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black History Month

UPDATED: Trump Renames Black History Month Day After “Our Little Get Together”

This week's Tech 100 column: #DonaldTrumpOnBlackHistory

Added to the list of Donald Trump’s egregious offenses in only a week in office:…

By Samara Lynn

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Black History

Black History Has Nothing to Do With White People

Newsflash Mike Pence: Black history encompasses more than just slavery and "white saviors"

Rather than celebrating the contributions of African Americans on the first day of Black History Month,…

By Selena Hill

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Black Television News

Charter Spectrum Cable Network to Carry Black Television News Channel

This cable news programming will focus on coverage based on the perspective of African American communities

The Black Television News Channel (BTNC) has announced a multi-year carriage agreement with Charter Communications,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons Cashes Out for $147 Million

The RushCard, a prepaid card to serve the underbanked, was bought by Green Dot

Russell Simmons said the acquisition would “expand our opportunities and continue our mission to revolutionize…

By Samara Lynn

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natural hair

Natural Hair Hurts Black Women in the Workplace

A new study proves women of color with natural hairstyles face the most biases

Women of color in the workplace, particularly those with natural hairstyles, are penalized because they…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Senate

The U.S. Senate Has a Diversity Problem in Its Staff

Congress has failed to move the needle, when it comes to ethnic diversity and inclusion

As policy decisions affecting all Americans are debated in the halls of Congress, you will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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congress

Silicon Valley vs. Trump

Silicon Valley is not standing down to Trump

Silicon Valley leaders took stances against Trump’s immigration executive order banning refugees from seven predominately…

By Samara Lynn

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muslim ban

U.S. Senators Drafting Legislation to Overturn Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

Conservatives say President Obama is to blame for the targeted countries cited

Democrats in the Senate are planning legislation that would block President Donald Trump’s executive order…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Trump Presidency

Two Different American Realities Under Trump Presidency

Poll shows how Trump and Clinton supporters live in vastly two different worlds

As far as Trump supporters are concerned he is indeed helping to make American great…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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federal

Federal Agencies May Be Telling Trump, “Oh, Hell No!”

Are scientists and federal agents pushing back against Trump's policy?

It appears federal science orgs have resorted to using unofficial Twitter accounts as part of…

By Samara Lynn

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president

President Trump’s Best Bet With Communities of Color

Supporting minority-owned and operated businesses may be his best opportunity to successfully engage communities of color

Supporting minority entrepreneurs and small businesses may be President Trump’s best bet to successfully engage…

By Brandon Andrews

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marketing tactics

3 Marketing Tactics You Can Learn From Trump’s White House Win

Love him or hate him, we can all learn from the principles Trump employed to win the White House

Whether you love or loathe the president, we should not overlook the effective marketing tactics…

By Sherron Washington

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budget proposal

In Case You Missed It: Weekend Political Must Reads

Just in case you got sucked into "Keeping Up With Trump," here's some great political content we published this week from and around the web

Nevertheless, just in case you got sucked into the whirlwind of Keeping Up With Trump,…

By Selena Hill

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Moonlight

Black LGBTQ Film ‘Moonlight’ Scores 8 Oscar Noms Among Record Year in Diversity

Best film, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay are among the top category nominations

Moonlight, a coming-of-age drama about gay African American man in Miami, has garnered eight Oscar…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism: January 22-27, 2017

Your weekly updates on news events surrounding technology and race

This week in tech racism looks at an online article on a national tragedy and…

By Samara Lynn

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Trump’s “Mediocre Negroes” Aren’t Helping Our Community

You wouldn't call a firefighter to fix a flat tire, so why would Trump reach out to a comedian or rapper to address racial issues?

After meeting with Trump, Steve Harvey, Kanye West, and Jim Brown walked away with a…

By Stanley Fritz

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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