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.
Online marketing sounds like a great opportunity for small business
owners. But it can also be a confusing landscape. Plan your campaign to
take advantage of all the Internet and social media platforms have to
Adly Inc. offers brands a unique and much-needed service in this digital
era. The African-American led, Beverly Hills-based firm matches
advertisers with celebrities best suited to promote their brand across
social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
There is a unique club in D.C. called Black Women Bike (BWB), whose aim
to get Black women and girls of all ages to take up biking for fun,
health, wellness and transportation. BWB wants to build community and
interest in biking among Black women through education, advocacy and
The advertising business is a tough, fickle industry--especially for
African-American owned agencies. But Ahmad Islam, co-founder and
managing partner of full-service, award-winning marketing agency, commonground, has made it all work for him. Recently, TNJ.com had a chance to discuss business with Islam.