People On The Move

T’Keyah Crystal Keymah Named Inaugural Artist-in-Residence at Florida A&M University

T’Keyah Crystal Keymah, actress, director, writer, and producer, was named the inaugural W.K. Kellogg Foundation Artist-in-Residence in the theatre program of the College of...

Michelle Rice Named Interim Manager at TV One

BY TNJ STAFF Urban One CEO Alfred C. Liggins announced, last week, that Michelle Rice will serve as Interim General Manager at TV One. She...

Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump Launches New Law Firm with National Scope

BY TNJ STAFF Civil rights advocate and attorney Ben Crump, the attorney known for representing the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Corey Jones,...

EBONY’S Linda Johnson Rice Joins Tesla’s Board of Directors

BY TNJ STAFF Linda Johnson Rice, chairman and CEO of Johnson Publishing Communications and Fashion Fair Cosmetics, has joined Tesla's board of directors. Daughter of...

Roslyn Artis Appointed President of Benedict College

BY TNJ STAFF Roslyn Artis was appointed president of Benedict College, a four-year liberal arts HBCU in Columbia, South Carolina. Her appointment will begin on...

Candi Castleberry-Singleton Hired to Head Up Diversity at Twitter

BY TNJ STAFF Candi Castleberry-Singleton was recently hired to serve as Twitter’s Head of Diversity. Prior, Castleberry-Singleton worked as CEO of the Dignity & Respect...

Donald Outing is Lehigh University’s 1st VP for Equity and Community

Dr. Donald A. Outing, previously chief diversity officer and director the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity for the U.S. Military Academy (USMA)...

Marian Wright Edelman Selected for Inamori Ethics Prize

Marian Wright Edelman, civil rights attorney and longtime advocate for children, has been chosen to be a recipient of the 2017 Inamori Ethics Prize...