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Oprah Winfrey Delivers Commencement Address at Johnson C. Smith

She quotes Jackson: Excellence is the best deterrent to racism

Oprah added, “And I said, ‘Listen, anybody that knows me knows: I don’t believe in…

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Microsoft Chairman John Thompson on Racism and “Assimilating” to Succeed in Silicon Valley

The chairman of Microsoft, regarded as the most powerful African American in Silicon Valley, John W. Thompson, opens up with details on his life and career

Microsoft chairman, John W. Thompson, reveals a lot about his life and views during a…

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Wall Street Project Economic Summit: Mission Solution

The Summit tackles problems of inequality in the financial sector while searching for solutions

The Summit tackles issues of inequality in the financial sector while searching for solutions.

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19th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit Kicks Off Today!

This year's theme is Wall Street: The New Paradigm--Access to Opportunity

Today, hundreds of corporate executives, minority entrepreneurs and community leaders gather to kick off the…

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Earth Wind & Fire Vocalist Philip Bailey Performing LIVE at Wall Street Project Summit

Attendees will be entertained by the R&B legend with the four-octave vocal range

Bailey, part of legendary R&B Group Earth Wind & Fire is a seven-time Grammy Award…

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Black Enterprise Remembers Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Archival episodes of Our World With Black Enterprise honoring Dr. King

Several Civil Rights Leaders in their own right, including Ambassador Andrew Young, Congressman John Lewis…

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From l-r: John Thompson, Chairman of Microsoft's Board; Rev. Jesse Jackson; and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Image: Rainbow PUSH

Jackson Urges Microsoft: “Seek Out Qualified Blacks and Latinos”

Rev. Jesse Jackson praises Microsoft for its diversity efforts but urges for more action at shareholder meeting.

Jess Jackson nudges Microsoft in diversity and inclusion as part of his Rainbow PUSH coalition.

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Hillary Clinton to Keynote at PUSH Tech 2020

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, to speak at Rev. Jesse Jackson's Creating Opportunity Conference

Hillary Clinton to speak at the 16th Annual Creating Opportunity Conference in Atlanta, while on…

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Uganda Prime Minister Discusses Entrepreneurship and Investing as Obama Visits Africa

Prime Minister talks about efforts to increase foreign investment and economic growth

BE talks with Prime Minister of Uganda, Rohakana Rogunda, as President Obama visits Africa to…

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Jesse Jackson Pushes Silicon Valley for More Than Transparency

Tech giants are urged to make real efforts at leveling the playing field

Jesse Jackson attended Amazon’s annual shareholder’s meeting and continued to urge tech giants to diversify…

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The State of Diversity in Silicon Valley

Wayne Sutton's 'USA Today' column touts promise for the tech hub

It may be slow moving, but diversity in Silicon Valley is on the rise, says…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Minority Firms Handle Apple’s Multi-Billion Dollar Debt Offering

Williams Capital and Ramirez & Co. are two of six involved companies

The world’s most valuable company is giving cash back to its shareholders (Image: Apple)
Apple’s…

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[Day 3] Google Discusses New Supplier Diversity Efforts

More benefits for minority-owned businesses

Google has relaxed the regulations to allow more minority businesses to participate in its supplier…

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Black Enterprise Releases Top 40 Best Companies for Diversity List

Publication unveils top enterprises nurturing inclusion at Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Black Enterprise reveals the top companies that successfully embrace inclusion and diversity.

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Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Hosts 2014 Global Automotive Summit

Event celebrate 15 years of advocating for diversity in the industry

Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push hosts 15th annual Global Automotive Summit in Detroit.

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[EXCLUSIVE] John Rogers & Charles Tribbett Talk the Value of Black Corporate Directors

How efforts set stage for development of more innovative, competitive companies

John Rogers and Charles Tribbett share how black board participation helps drive the advancement of…

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Black Enterprise Entepreneurs Conference, Columbus, Ohio

Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference & Expo Kicks Off Wednesday

The Small Business renaissance begins in Columbus, Ohio tomorrow when the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference…

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