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Here Are The Largest Companies in America With Zero Black People on Their Boards

For the fifth year BLACK ENTERPRISE has developed its annual report on boardroom power, including…

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black directors

Boardroom Power: Blacks on the Board of Directors

The African American directors of the S&P 500

The blacks who sit on the board of directors of the S&P 500 are being…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Google

Google CEO Cancels Company Diversity Town-Hall Meeting

The tech giant is taking steps to curb over its latest diversity crisis

Google CEO Sundar Pichai canceled a company wide town-hall meeting to discuss diversity that was…

By Selena Hill

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Five Cities Receive Half-a-Million-Dollar Grants to Boost Spending with Black Businesses

Charlotte, Chicago, Memphis, Milwaukee, and Los Angeles will each get $100,000 to boost spending

The program, funded by the non-profit agencies of Living Cities and the Citi Foundation, was…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jesse Jackson Calls For More Diversity in the Entertainment and Tech Industry at Cannes Lions

“For too long, Hollywood has stereotyped people in ways that have either damaged the culture or been indifferent to change,” said the outspoken civil rights leader

The Rev. Jesse Jackson took a jab at Hollywood and Silicon Valley for their lack…

By Selena Hill

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NYC Pension Funds Aims to Top $12 Billion Invested with Black Asset Management Firms

New York City wants to embrace more black-owned financial firms into its vast pension fund

The New York City Pension Funds is beefing up its diversity activity, including enhancing…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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bill

New Bill Aims to Boost Diversity and Black Broadcast Station Ownership

G.K. Butterfield, D-North Carolina and a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, is sponsoring the Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act of 2017, which could increase ownership prospects for minorities and women in the broadcasting industry, should it become a law.

Rep. G.K. Butterfield is pushing for a bill that could increase the number of African…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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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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black women

Black Women Making an Impact in Corporate America

Recognizing corporate social responsibility officers working in underserved communities

In a world filled with challenges and endemic social ills, it’s refreshing to know that…

By Christal Jackson

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Ericka Dunlap

How This Former Miss America Winner Changed Diversity and Inclusion

Ericka Dunlap first made history when she won Miss Florida 2003, followed by being crowned Miss America 2004. Now the CEO of her own diversity consulting firm, Dunlap discusses her pageant days, and shares her thoughts on the current state of diversity and inclusion in the workplace

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Ericka Dunlap to learn more about her experience as Miss America…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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companies

50 Best Companies for Diversity Reception [PHOTOS]

BE celebrates top companies for their efforts in diversity and inclusion

Black Enterprise partnered with the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) to celebrate the top 50 companies…

By Selena Hill

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Susan K. Reid, Managing Director and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Morgan Stanley

BE Celebrates the 50 Best Companies for Diversity

A night of libations, food, and celebration

On Jan. 24, Black Enterprise partnered with the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) to celebrate the…

By Selena Hill

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muslim ban

Trump’s Cabinet Lacks Diversity and Latinos

Trump's Cabinet is dominated by white, Republican men, and no Latinos

The Latino community is outraged that Donald Trump is set to become the first U.S.…

By Selena Hill

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stress

5 Tips for Surviving Work after Inauguration Day

Many Americans are dealing with the looming anxiety of returning to the workplace post-inauguration

In wake of the incoming Trump administration, here are a few tips to help you…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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Coalition

See How This Coalition is Helping Black Female Techies

The Research Coalition of Black Women and Girls in Computing is amplifying the voices of black women in computing

The Research Coalition of Black Women and Girls in Computing spoke to BE about celebrating…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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inclusion in the workplace

Here’s What This College Dean Really Thinks About Diversity

Dr. C. Adam Callery shares insight on diversity and moving forward

Dr. C. Adam Callery, Assoc. Dean of Business and Professional Services at Harold Washington College…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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google

Google Fiber Building Digital Walls Instead of Bridges

So much of the digital world has grown on us like a friend in the…

By Hazel Edney

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Erica Johnson-McElroy

Travel Elite: Erica Johnson-McElroy is Bringing Diversity to Luxury Hospitality

She works to promote the brand to encourage travelers (of all shades) to experience luxury when they visit Las Vegas

Erica Johnson-McElroy spoke with the Black Enterprise about the challenges of being a woman of…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Ford

2016 Best Companies for Diversity: Ford Motor Company

Here's how Ford Motor Company exercises its effort to nurture diversity and inclusion throughout the company

Ford currently has 11 Employee Resource Groups that help to foster diversity and inclusion, notably…

By Lisa Fraser

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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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