Yesterday evening, news broke that South African icon Nelson Mandela had passed away at the age of 95. Here, journalist and author Herb Boyd offers a personal reflection of Mandela, affectionately known as Madiba, his tribal name.
Years ago, the landscape of the Chicago business sector was thriving with an array of businesses owned by African Americans. The city is home to the groundbreaking Ebony magazine, owned by John H. Johnson, a self-made magazine publisher and trailblazer in the publishing industry. His success led to a groundswell of other African Americans eager to own their own businesses. But these success stories may be a thing of the past.
Presenter of thought-provoking theories and analyses of societal trends, journalist and author Malcolm Gladwell arrived on the literary scene in 2000 with his first book, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, followed by 2005’s Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. Now, he's on a book tour discussing his latest book, David & Goliath: Misfits, Underdogs and the Art of Battling Giants.
Among Forbes’ 2013 list of powerful African women who are “changing the game” is Kenyan-born artist Wangechi Mutu. Known for her signature watercolor collages that depict themes of feminism and racial objectification, Mutu has been a rising star in the art world - both here and abroad - for more than a decade.
Is money tight but you still want to have a great New Year's Eve celebration? Don't despair, there are many ways to cut costs and have an inexpensive yet great night.
Spring-boarding off the domestic economy’s recovery since the Great Recession, small firms have been taking the plunge overseas.
Ralph B. Everett today announced that he will step down after seven years as head of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.
Adjustable rate mortgages all but disappeared following the financial meltdown. But they’re making a comeback.
The trend of co-working — putting small independent companies and professionals under one roof — has been growing the past five years.
The line btw engineering and technology has blurred so much that Toyota will unveil its "concept car" at a tech show rather than auto show.
The African Diaspora International Film Festival is holding its 21st int'l film fest in NYC from November 29th until December 15th.
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