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

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

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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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employee resource groups

7 Corporations Maximizing Employee Resource Groups (Part 2)

ERGs aim to foster more inclusive and diverse work environments. Here are more examples of companies that have found success as a result of leveraging the power of ERGs

Check out part 2 of five corporations that exemplify the power of Employee Resource Groups…

By Lisa Fraser

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employee resource groups

7 Corporations Maximizing Employee Resource Groups (Part 1)

Employee Resource Groups, or ERGs, aim to foster more inclusive and diverse work environments. Here are a couple examples of companies that have found success as a result of applying and maximizing the power of ERGs

Check out these five corporations that exemplify the power of Employee Resource Groups as they…

By Lisa Fraser

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diversity

The 2016 50 Best Companies for Diversity

These 50 companies recognize the value of the link between diversity and engagement

These 50 companies recognize the value of the link between diversity and engagement, which is…

By Kali Wilder

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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