Members of the 2009 class of TNJ’s “40 Under Forty Dynamic Achievers” can boast that their class — the twelfth in the history of the “TNJ 40 Under Forty” — comes in the first year of the first Black presidency of the United States, a year when the bar in Black achievement was hoisted to historic heights.
With the recession sapping money from corporate social-responsibility programs at many companies, it would seem that efforts to ensure environment-friendly business operations and a diverse workplace would be in competition for the same dollars. They don’t have to be, diversity advocates say.
During the current economic recession, it is critical for small suppliers to let their biggest customers know if they are in trouble because these same customers may be able to help.
When Black Broadcasting Network launches this quarter, it will bring much-needed diversity to the cable broadcasting and programming industry.