Among a university president, American studies scholar; an anthropologist, feminist scholar; a business executive, civic leader; an atmospheric chemist; and an astronaut, geoscientist, comedic actress Tracee Ellis Ross was one of six recipients to receive an honorary doctorate from Brown University.
United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch is counted among the newcomers to Forbes' list of the world's most powerful women.
According to a post on the NY Times' site, Robert L. Capers is a top pick to replace Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney, Eastern District. In May, Senator Chuck Schumer announced his plans to recommend Capers's candidacy to President Obama.
Tim Wright may be a tight end for the New England Patriots, but there's a lot more than football on his mind. He's worried about today's youth. And to make effective change, Wright has launched his own foundation--The Timothy Wright Foundation--to promote the concept "the scholar athlete" to youth.
Everette Taylor is somewhat of a rarity--an African-American insider in Silicon Valley. He has launched or has helped launch more than a few successful tech ventures. He is a much sought-after consultant as well. Here, we caught up with the Virginia Tech grad who recently launched his own company, MilliSense.
Although the nation's unemployment rate has been around a 7-yr low of about 5.4%, job growth among the states has been uneven.
Environmental activist Aaron Mair was elected president of the Sierra Club. The appointment makes him the first African American to lead the Club.
Fees are everywhere. Here's a list of the most expensive, egregious, unexpected and just downright unreasonable charges.
More than 5 months after the last big eruption of destruction, the business districts of Ferguson are healing, albeit slowly.
Silicon Valley’s tech giants and startup entrepreneurs set their sights on Cuba's Internet-hungry populace.
FX held its 2015 Upfronts in NYC where their illustrious talent roster for a night of bowling gathered with assorted ad buyers and cool media.