In a snub to recent ex-presidents and heads of state in Africa, organizers of a multimillion-dollar annual prize for good governance on the continent said Monday they had decided not to give out the award this year.
The worst thing a business can do in this economy is pull back on marketing and advertising, said Estelle Mannion, president of Stellar Productions Advertising LLC. In her keynote speech during the 7th annual Spirit of Excellence Black Business awards banquet Saturday at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront, she pointed out how necessary it is to stay out front in troubling times.
Bank of America Corp. said late Thursday that the U.S. government's "pay czar," Kenneth Feinberg, suggested to out-going Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Lewis that he should take no compensation for 2009.
The Pittsburgh region's ongoing challenges with diversity and inclusion received fresh attention last month with the publication of a report by Sustainable Pittsburgh, a nonprofit agency advocating for sustainable development.
Former President George H.W. Bush doesn't like the "ugliness" President Barack Obama has faced since taking office, but he thinks it's no worse than his son experienced and is not about Obama being black.
West African leaders said Saturday they are imposing an arms embargo on Guinea after soldiers there fatally shot pro-democracy demonstrators and will try to stop Guinea's military ruler from running in January's presidential election.