The aftermath of a natural disaster causes disruption to every part of a community’s well-being, from physical infrastructure and economic growth, to social and mental health. The issues addressed urgently following these emergencies are often the most visible: lack of food and water, obvious hazard ...
Posted Monday, July 1st 2019 at 5:08PM
The failure of Microsoft to establish a leading mobile operating system was a huge blow to the company, and something that apparently still haunts one of its co-founders to this day.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said Monday that not develop ...
Posted Monday, July 1st 2019 at 11:37AM
HBCUConnect.com and Nationwide Insurance wanted to share this really cool promotion that Nationwide is conducting in conjunction with thier Small Business lending partner, BlueVine. This is an opportunity for any small business owner to compete in a Shark Tank like competition with the chance to win ...
Posted Thursday, May 9th 2019 at 5:12PM
The United States is facing a critical absence of diversity in medicine, and the disproportionately low numbers of African-American doctors is causing negative health outcomes in communities across the country. Reflecting its commitment to improve di ...
Posted Monday, May 6th 2019 at 2:32PM
Photo: Courtesy of Def Jam
Toni Braxton will soon receive an honor that, to her, is just as prestigious as her seven Grammy Awards.
The R&B/pop star will be presented with Lupus LA’s Loop Award for her work on behalf of the orga ...
Posted Thursday, April 25th 2019 at 11:38AM
Hennessy's commitment to drive more diversity in corporate leadership just got a major boost with the announcement of the Hennessy Fellows graduate program. Hennessy has committed $10 million dollars over the next 10 years to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) – the pre-eminent national organ ...
Posted Friday, April 19th 2019 at 12:38PM
“We need more research, we need more treatments, and we need a more robust safety net for people who struggle...” -Anita F., LUNG FORCE Hero
Research holds the key to a world free from lung disease.
We’re working on so many groundbreaking proj ...
Posted Wednesday, April 17th 2019 at 1:35PM
His new book, ‘What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker,’ takes you into the brain of the most anxious black man in Pittsburgh
Damon Young is a Very Smart Brotha who is riddled with neuroses. And now, everyone who buys a copy of his first solo ...
Posted Wednesday, April 10th 2019 at 4:26PM
Tarana Burke, the founder of the “Me Too” movement, might be coming to a historically black college or university (HBCU) near you.
She was on Howard University’s campus this week, kicking off a Me Too HBCU Tour. Her goal is to promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month and address where and how black ...
Posted Wednesday, April 10th 2019 at 4:18PM
Join the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. as members and youth from across their global network convene in Las Vegas, NV for the 33rd Annual Conference. Individuals and corporations who demonstrate leadership excellence will be recognized.
Living le ...
Posted Friday, March 8th 2019 at 4:35PM
Often described as mothers to the nations their husbands lead, Africa’s first ladies are often expected to be unifying figures, serving the president of the nation and the voters who entrusted him the mandate to lead.
A first lady by definition is ...
Posted Friday, March 8th 2019 at 11:09AM
Fayetteville State University accounting professor Robert McGee has won 445 medals in martial arts competitions.
Robert McGee was 65 when he returned to the martial arts he had practiced when he was younger.
“I didn’t know if I could do it anym ...
Posted Thursday, March 7th 2019 at 8:37PM
By Pam Wright
Communities Struggling to Recover from Devastating Tornado Damage
At a Glance
- Alabama residents are beginning the difficult task of rebuilding their lives after Sunday's deadly tornado outbreak.
- Here are ways in which you can help the victims.
The search continued T ...
Posted Tuesday, March 5th 2019 at 2:35PM
Chicago was once called the worst school district in the United States. Today, though, high school graduation rates there are rising, as are ACT scores, GPAs, and the number of students enrolled in AP courses. And gains in elementary test scores outp ...
Posted Tuesday, March 5th 2019 at 2:05PM
Photographed on February 22, 2019.
Melania Trump waves to the media before getting into a waiting vehicle at Boeing Field in Seattle on Monday afternoon. The first lady visited Microsoft to talk and learn about keeping kids safe online. (Ellen M. ...
Posted Tuesday, March 5th 2019 at 12:50PM