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6 Well-Known Companies That You Probably Didn't Know Have Black CEOs

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50 years ago, it was unthinkable for an African American to be the CEO of a major Fortune 500 company. But nowadays, thanks to several diversity initiatives, there are quite a few Black CEOs that run major, well-known companies.... Read full article

ARE BLACK WOMEN ENGINEERS ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION?

by CAROLINE V. CLARKE on

Despite the fact that engineering jobs are well-paying and plentiful, and twice as many black women are enrolled in college as black men, black women receive fewer engineering degrees than almost any other group... Read full article

3 WAYS AFRICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS CAN IDENTIFY SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

by Nicole K. Webb on

While this is clearly a hot topic because it involves celebrity names, the issue of sexual misconduct in the workplace is nothing new and everyday people deal with it more often than one would imagine. ... Read full article

Jermaine Dupri, Kool & The Gang Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

by Sameer Rao on

Dupri is only the second hip hop artist to receive the SHOF honor, after Jay-Z was inducted last year. According to a biography from Allmusic, Dupri first broke out in 1992, writing songs for Kris Kross, TLC and Immature. ... Read full article

NASA Dedicates Building To Hidden Figures Heroine Katherine Johnson

by Michael Harriot on

When NASA’s Langley Research Center built its newest, state-of-the-art research facility in Hampton, Virginia it was only right that they named it after Katherine Johnson, the NASA engineer and subject of the film Hidden Figures.... Read full article

First Ever Black Woman-Owned Lexus Dealership

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Men have dominated the car dealership industry for years, and it has always been rare to see a woman owning a car dealership - especially rare a woman of color. Ellenae's career in the auto industry began way back in 1968... Read full article

The mental Queen: Black woman to head Psychiatric Association

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Dr. Altha Stewart, a native of Memphis, Tennessee, was elected to head The American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Stewart, rocking a silver natural hairstyle, will now lead more than 35k members... Read full article

After more than a century, Harvard Law Review elects first Black woman

by KATHARINE Q. SEELYE on

ImeIme (pronounced “Ah-MAY-may”) Umana, 24, the third-oldest of four daughters of Nigerian immigrants, was elected on Jan. 29 by the review’s 92 student editors as the president of its 131st volume, Harvard Law Review.... Read full article

Michael B. Jordan to Produce Film on All-Black World War II Regiment

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"The Liberators" will dramatize the story of the 761st Tank Batallion, which served with the segregated United States Army in Europe.... Read full article

10 of the greatest Black women in history, who happen to be LGBT

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10 of the greatest Black women in history, who happen to be LGBT... Read full article

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