The Nat'l Association for
Multi-Ethnicity in Communications conference that took place
during Diversity Week this month addressed several questions about reaching the millennial market. Here, we've published excerpts from the discussion that included moderator Smokey Fontaine and panelists James Brown, SVP, Head of Content Distribution, REVOLT; and Maria Weaver, SVP, Head of Sales, Interactive One, among others.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Overbrook Entertainment are the first of several organizations supporting the next phase of Pres. Obama's My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Initiative targeting millennials of color. Led by Mike Muse, the MBK SBA Champion, the Careers in Film Summit aims to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs through
highlighting the careers and entrepreneurial opportunities available in
the film industry.
Ever hear of Robert F. Smith? We hadn’t. But he’s in the news lately
since appearing on Forbes’ 2015 list of billionaires. He ranks at number
268 on the annual list of the richest Americans, has a personal fortune
of $2.5 billion and is counted as the second richest African American
person in the nation after Oprah Winfrey.