There is a way for black women executives to increase their numbers in
business leadership positions if conscientious and intentional steps are
taken to recognize and reward their talents and contributions to
Last week, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and a delegation of economists met with Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, on the issue of the lack of diversity within the Federal Reserve. Here, TNJ Senior Editor Sergie Willoughby speaks with Morial about how the meeting played out and what the next steps are.
Entertainment Studios, one of the largest independent producers and distributors of first-run
syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations, and
owner of seven 24-hour HD cable television networks proudly announces its acquisition of the New
York-based African-American focused digital news platform TheGrio.
If you’re a practicing attorney or business professional in sports and entertainment law, do check out the
Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association. Elka F.
Suber, Esq., assistant general counsel at Microsoft, did
back in the 90s and it proved to be the best decision of her life. Here, we talk to Suber about BESLA's Mid-Year Conference which took place earlier this month in NYC.
McDonald's USA is looking for nominations to honor two exceptional teens at this year's 365Black Community Choice Youth Awards. The three-year program salutes outstanding
individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that
strengthen the African-American community.
The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), which hit cable airwaves in 2011, has
been doing quite well lately. In fact, thanks to an increase in show
offerings catered to African American women, the network, which
partnered with Discovery Communications, is now rated number one in
African American female households.
In January, we reported on The Museum of African American History and the $1 million donation it had received from Wells Fargo. Now, the Museum, scheduled to open on September 26, has received another $1 million donation - from software giant Microsoft Corporation.