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Percentage of African Americans in U.S. Police Department Has Remained Flat Since Pre-Recession

Survey shows overall minority numbers have increased, but percentage of black officers remains the same

Survey from the U.S. Department of Justice shows the percentage of African American police officers…

By Courtney Connley

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Google Employees Spend 20% of Work Time on Diversity Efforts

Employees in the Diversity Core program spend one-fifth of their time making the company more friendly to women and minorities

How much of your day does your job let you focus on diversity initiatives? If…

By Joel Lyons

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Wells Fargo Donates $25,000 To Black Female Social Entrepreneur

Bank supports local non-profits and small businesses through it initiatives

Wells Fargo support women- and minority-owned business through grants, loans, and resource centers.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Google to Spend $150 Million on Diversity Initiatives in 2015

The variety of goals seek to break down the barriers at the company and in Silicon Valley

Google will be spending $150 million on diversity initiatives in 2015, seeking to break down…

By Joel Lyons

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Jesse Jackson Urges Diverse Hiring in Silicon Valley at PUSHTech2020 Summit

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition event saw the Rev. and others delivering the message to top tech execs

Rev. Jesse Jackson took Silicon Valley to task with his Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s PUSHTech2020 Summit…

By Joel Lyons

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Black Enterprise CEO to Speak at Diversity in Tech Event

Earl 'Butch' Graves Jr. a panelist at Rainbow PUSH Coalition's PUSHTech2020 Summit

Black Enterprise CEO Earl ‘Butch’ Graves Jr. will be among the speakers at Rainbow PUSH…

By Joel Lyons

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Google ‘Embeds’ Engineers at HBCUs to Boost Diversity in Tech

The tech giant takes on Silicon Valley's diversity problem

Silicon Valley is setting up shop at some of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and…

By Joel Lyons

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Jopwell Using Tech To Drive Workforce Diversity

Featured at 2015 Entrepreneurs Summit, startup helps companies recruit top minority candidates

Porter Braswell and Ryan Williams of Jopwell built a tech-based recruiting platform that links companies…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Diversifying the Field of Engineering

An answer to Silicon Valley's race problem

The NACME may hold a key to one of Silicon Valley’s most highly publicized problems:…

By Robin White Goode

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Harvard Business School Launches New Program to Recruit More Women

New program will focus on recruiting students from women colleges across the nation

Harvard Business School launches program to recruit more female students.

By Courtney Connley

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Hollywood Powerbroker Charles Kings Talks Getting Paid For Your Craft

Entrepreneurs Summit focuses on the business of entertainment

Hollywood Powerbroker Charles King to discuss generating profits from multiple revenue streams for aspiring and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[Update] Loretta Lynch Makes History as First Black Female Attorney General

Senate confirms new head of the Department of Justice after long delay

Senators on Thursday [April 23, 2015] moved toward confirming Loretta Lynch as the nation’s next…

By Brittany Dandy

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Curls Understood Founder, Talks Business Structure, Entrepreneurship, and Balance

Serial Entrepreneur Sylvia Kerali shares her love for natural hair and business mentality

Sylvia Kerali talks her business Curl Understood, and its heavy following.

By Brittany Dandy

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Are Black People Simply Trending on Television?

Patina Miller talks acting, race and the people of color TV trend

Patina Miller gives her perspective on people of color trending on television.

By Brittany Dandy

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How One Organization is Helping to Improve Diversity at Independent Schools

RIISE founder talks creating a network to increase the enrollment of minority students at independent schools

Resources In Independent School Education (RIISE) founder, Gina Collins talks creating a network to increase…

By Courtney Connley

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Lane Bryant Redefines Sexy with ‘I’m No Angel’ Campaign

Plus size clothing company promotes body diversity though #ImNoAngel promo

Lane Bryant redefines sexy with new #ImNoAngel advertising campaign promo.

By Brittany Dandy

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New York Travel Festival Focuses on African Americans and Travelers with Disabilities

If you're passionate about travel, this festival should not be missed

If you’re passionate about travel and will be in the NYC area this weekend, the…

By Kandia Johnson

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STEM Mentoring Programs Invite Girls of Color into the Industy

New York City DOE creates opportunities to push girls towards STEM related fields

New STEM programs were created to mentor low income Girls, African Americans and Hispanics.

By Brittany Dandy

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Princeton University Launches Lecture Series on Sports, Race and Society

Industry leaders discuss political expression and activism in the NBA

NBA commissioner, Knicks GM and ESPN Analyst talk political expression and activism in the NBA…

By Mia N. Hall

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2015 Shorty Awards to Honor Best of the Best of Social Media

Wyclef Jean among presenters highlighting Web stars in NYC April 20

The 2015 Shorty Awards hit the Times Center in New York City April 20, honoring…

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