Cullen was the only African-American swimmer on the 43-member Olympic team; and John Cruzat, national diversity specialist for USA Swimming, the national body governing competitive swimming in the United States, hopes Jones’s gold will make a big splash in minority communities.
If no more for the euphoria that has attended the election of Barack Obama as the nation’s 44th and first Black president of the United States, there is noticeable change in economic, political and cultural affairs.
At 34, Tindall became Hawkins’ first African-American partner. He moved on to successful careers at other law firms before joining Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge in 2007.
Ackneil M. Muldrow III is a partner in the mergers and acquisitions service of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L.L.P., one of the world’s largest law firms.
Phillip Isom is a partner in the New York City office of O’Melveny & Myers L.L.P., where he specializes in the formation of private investment funds.
Today, Forrest is vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and secretary of Minerals Technologies Inc., a global company that develops and markets minerals and related products, systems and services.
Thirty-six years after Title IX of the Education Amendment became a law requiring equal participation for men and women in collegiate sports, colleges and universities are challenged with assuring the participation of minority female athletes.
With a patient list that includes Olympic and professional athletes, F. Kennedy Gordon, M.D., has very little room for mistakes in his diagnoses and treatments.