The lack of Blacks in the American tech sector is more than alarming; many are working to make Silicon Valley more inclusive. Recently, a group of Black entrepreneurs met at Technoir, the first in a series of Washington, D.C., networking events aimed at addressing the challenges to Black tech entrepreneurs.
When Scott Abdul-Salaam launched The ScottCares Foundation, he had a big mission in mind. He wanted to change people's lives. A non-profit organization centered around the arts, ScottCares is a foundation that aims to affect lives within the community through service projects, educational programs and fundraisers. Based in North Carolina, they have also branched out to do some work in Africa.
Social psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt, from Stanford University, has been named a 2014 MacArthur fellow. She has been awarded the distinction for her thorough work on racial matters such as biased policing methods that lead to racial profiling. Also known as the "genius grant," the award is a cash gift of $625,000 to be paid over a five-year period.
Public artist Rick Lowe has been named a 2014 MacArthur fellow. He is the founder of Project Row Houses, a non-profit community art project dedicated to rebuilding houses in the Third Ward section of Houston, Texas. Also known as the "genius grant," the award is a cash gift of $625,000 to be paid over a five-year period.
In theory, managing your money is easy. Spend less than you make, and you’re set. Reality proves more difficult, so check out our guide to making better decisions regarding money management.
40 new JRF scholars, from 21 states, will each receive $24K in scholarship grants over 4 yrs while they attend college and post-graduation.
A growing movement of workers, and their supporters in Washington, wants to make the Paid Family Leave benefit universal.
There’s been lots of debate lately in housing circles about the impact of student debt on home ownership.
Lorene Cowan is in a unique industry. In short, she brings people together through her upscale matchmaking company, Cowan Introductions.
Friday’s release of the newest iPhone marked a turning point for the way Americans pay for cellphones.
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