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Gains in Diversity at Apple Even Please Rev. Jesse Jackson

Apple releases its latest diversity statistics, the number of women and minorities increases

Apple made gains in the number of its women and minority hires, according to its…

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HBCUs Take On Tech at Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Strategies for feeding the diversity technology pipeline

Silicon Valley is a new promised land for those enamored of tech. How can HBCUs…

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The Power of the Purse and the Polls

Rev. Jesse Jackson calls on black America to empower itself

“You must spend less than you make and vote as much as you can.…

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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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Black Activists Demand Chicago Mayor and Police Superintendent Removal

The shutdown of stores along Magnificent Mile cost businesses post-holiday sales

Activists point to actions of the Chicago police and mayor, alleging that there has been…

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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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Jesse Jackson Praises Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Diversity Efforts

Tech giant among companies recently advocating for opportunities for minorities

Apple is among the tech giants joining the fray in seeking to help drive a…

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Why Everyone Should Know and Remember Former Baseball Player Curt Flood

He was the first athlete to challenge MLB trading rules

Curt Flood was a center fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals. Sports reporters said he…

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Wall Street Project Economic Summit: Black Firms Continue Fight To Manage Billions in Corporate Funds

Rev. Jesse Jackson asserts 'African Americans are now at the next stage of emancipation'

It made perfect sense for BLACK ENTERPRISE to team up with Rainbow Push for this…

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Wall Street Project Summit: Rev. Jesse Jackson Celebrates MLK Legacy on Final Day

Corporate boards, Africa, and faith leaders were also a focus

Corporate boards, Africa, and faith leaders were the focus of the final day of the…

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[RECAP] 18th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit Days One and Two

Business and tech leaders spoke on diversity and inclusion

On Tuesday Jan. 13, the 18th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit kicked off in…

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[Day 2] Wall Street Project Summit: Hip Hop and Sports Take Center Stage

The panel of top industry leaders emphasized the importance of ownership

Owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, Steve Ballmer, and Ed Lover talk business and money…

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[Day 1] Wall Street Project Summit: Rev. Jesse Jackson Talks Diversity with Intel and More

New York City event includes panels on inclusion, race and advancement of minorities

Hundreds attend day one of Rainbow PUSH’s Wall Street Project Economic Summit, dedicated to creating…

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Wall Street Project Summit Kicks Off with Teaching Youth Financial Literacy

Daylong program introduces careers in finance, technology, and the corporate world

The 18th Annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit keeps MLKs’ dream of economic…

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Intel Bets $300 Million on Workplace Diversity

Jesse Jackson applauded the initiative

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showing off the Intel Curie module for wearable technology, at the…

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Black Enterprise and Jesse Jackson Join Forces with the Wall Street Project

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of combining justice and economics is the goal

Black Enterprise and Jesse Jackson work to push Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of combining…

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NFL Catches Flak for Lack of Black Women on Domestic Violence Advisory Board

The Black Woman's Roundtable and Rev. Jesse Jackson call the league out on diversity

The NFL is in hot water for its lack of black women sitting on its…

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[EXCLUSIVE] Board Diversity: Jesse Jackson’s Campaign to Bring Inclusion To Silicon Valley

Civil rights leader shares why this battle for black board representation is critical

Rainbow PUSH Coalition President Jesse Jackson is using shareholder activism to pressure Silicon Valley to…

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SUPPLIER DIVERSITY

Stand Up and Be Counted for True Diversity

Diversity, amongst the worst practitioners, is nothing more than a diversion from effective corporate governance.

For American industry to be globally competitive, it must offer unfettered access to those who…

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B.E. Entrepreneurs Conference: Meet Our A.G. Gaston Award Recipients

When more than 1,000 entrepreneurs gather at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo in…

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