The historic Billie Holiday Theater, founded in 1972 by the Bedford
Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, is about to get $1.4 million to
renovate and expand its structure, reports the NYC Department of Design
In honor of Black History Month, the National Association of African
Americans in HR will present "Black C-Suite Executive -
Hear His Amazing Journey," an installment of the association’s
Leadership Development Series. The program will feature R. Fenimore
Fisher, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Diversity Officer for the City of N.Y.
As the head of Calhoun Enterprises, CEO Gregory Calhoun is always on the
lookout for unique and exciting opportunities to expand his food and
beverage empire. The Montgomery, AL-based entrepreneur recently joined
forces with comedian Steve Harvey to tap into the mostly pallid egg
Two years ago when Howard University alum Dr. Shari Miles-Cohen met with
the White House Council on Women and Girls in the Obama administration,
a decision was made to shine a light on the historic role of women in
the mental health field. Next week, that decision will culminate into
the launch of a multimedia pop-up museum housed at the University featuring Black
women pioneers in the mental health field.
The founders of Black Tech Week have announced that this year’s
inaugural Black Tech Weekend event, a 3-day spinoff of the 5-day Black
Tech Week that takes place in Miami, Florida, will include a $50,000
Startup Pitch Competition designed to help startup founders of color
gain access to funding.
The American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA), a program created and funded
by the Libra Group to support American start-up businesses and
entrepreneurs, announced today that it has begun accepting submissions
for its second annual award.