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Black Lives Matter

Before the month of October is out, I wanted to weigh in on Breast Cancer Awareness Month – specifically where it intersects with Black Lives Matters.

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Posted in African Americans, Editor's Desk

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The Combined Black Workforces of Google, Facebook, and Twitter Could Fit on a Single Jumbo Jet

The Combined Black Workforces of Google, Facebook, and Twitter Could Fit on a Single Jumbo Jet…African Americans comprise 13 percent of the overall workforce, which means they are underrepresented at Google, Facebook, and Twitter by a factor of 7. Here’s a visual comparison of the black employees…

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Posted in African Americans, Diversity & Inclusion

DAN HOLLY

It’s a little tricky to measure how far we have come toward fulfilling the dream of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – that’s like trying to measure love, isn’t it? But it’s worth thinking about because thinking about our progress helps us to come up with the right questions. It’s never a waste of […]

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Pam’s Blog:  Insights

Landscape of Black Corporate America: Shrinking Leadership

  As we celebrate black history this month and think about black progress, I felt it appropriate to share my insights on the state of black leadership in corporate America – specifically the changing dynamics that impact the pipeline. I want to call attention to the shrinking pipeline that is not necessarily intentional but an […]

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Posted in African Americans, Ask Pam, Diversity & Inclusion

Pam’s Blog:  Insights

Are We There Yet?

  As we celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday and think about his legacy, it’s appropriate to recognize that we have just marked the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, which in many ways embodies Rev. King’s dream. That Supreme Court ruling that banned school segregation is the root of the diversity […]

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Brief: Groundbreaking network of inspired black men launches with Knight Foundation funding

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a $3.6 million investment in BMe, a new network of inspired black men building caring and prosperous communities.

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Posted in African Americans, Leadership

Editor’s Note: Black Entrepreneurship

Do African Americans have as little to celebrate, when it comes to entrepreneurship, as a drive around black communities in Atlanta and Detroit (and other major cities) might suggest?

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Posted in African Americans, Diversity & Inclusion, Thought Leadership

Booker T Washington Gravesite

Booker T. Washington Celebrated as Founder of Tuskegee University

A leading voice in industrial-vocational education, Washington founded the university 131 years ago.

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Posted in African Americans, Education

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