The Chicago LINKS Cotillion has major plans for this year. In fact, the
organization is stepping up their community outreach efforts and will be
giving more than $30K back into the community as well as providing
scholarships for the participating debutantes. This year, the organization's focus is on STEM education for young women, among other things.
More than 100 people attended the State of Black New Jersey 2015
Conference last week, hosted by the African American Chamber
of Commerce of NJ, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel
in Princeton. During his address, A. Bruce Crawley, founder of the Af-Am Chamber of Commerce of Philadelphia, advocated the notion of buying Black and
supporting minority and women owned business enterprises (M/WBE's) in
The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014 — a surprising boom that threatens to wipe out hard-won gains in the fight against teen smoking, a new government report says.