BREAKING THE HUDDLE: THE INTEGRATION OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL, an HBO Sports documentary chronicling the integration of college football in the South, premieres exclusively on HBO, Tuesday, December 16 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. The film will focus on the Civil ...
Posted Monday, December 1st 2008 at 8:15PM
ORLANDO, Fla. – The 29th Annual Florida Classic presented by State Farm is back for another weekend loaded with fun-filled and tradition-rich festivities. The Classic weekend kicks off this Friday, November 21st with the State Farm Battle of the Band ...
Posted Wednesday, November 19th 2008 at 10:22AM
INDIANAPOLIS---The NCAA and Habitat for Humanity International, in conjunction with the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and Habitat for Humanity Orlando, have joined forces to frame a house in partnership with a local Orlando family at the 29t ...
Posted Friday, November 14th 2008 at 1:27PM
We're entering 2009 in the captivated trance of "America's new Kennedys" - a First Family which seems to embody the American ideals we all strive for. What does this mean for Blacks in America?
Since Obama first took center stage in the political ...
Posted Friday, November 14th 2008 at 11:24AM
Why do we settle for mediocrity, just because everyone else seems to be OK with it?
What would happen if a group of us decided to be accountable only to each other, and stop listening to what "everyone else" was saying?
What if instead of see ...
Posted Friday, November 7th 2008 at 12:19PM
No single group of people seems to be the subject of more discussion and worry than Black men.
As a member of the aforementioned group, I must say that I'm flattered by all the attention. But nonetheless, we need to clear a few things up. There a ...
Posted Friday, November 7th 2008 at 12:17PM
This is one of my favorite essays from the Harlem Renaissance era, written by legendary Black intellect Alain Locke. It is stunning to see so many similarities between the African American experience today, and the African American experience nearly ...
Posted Wednesday, November 5th 2008 at 11:03AM
One thing striking about the Obama victory is the excitement that it generated not just here in the United States, but worldwide.
I saw crowds celebrating in Kenya, Paris, and the UK as if Obama was their head of state. Financial markets around th ...
Posted Wednesday, November 5th 2008 at 10:53AM
HBO Sports has begun production on BREAKING THE HUDDLE: THE INTEGRATION OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL, chronicling the integration of college football in the South, focusing on the Civil Rights movement of the ‘60s and its profound effect ...
Posted Saturday, November 1st 2008 at 3:54PM
Despite a history of discrimination and marginalization, the African-American consumer base has always been a lucrative and influential market highly desired by leading companies. Today, Black households command $656B in earned income, and African-Am ...
Posted Wednesday, October 22nd 2008 at 11:31AM
Imagine the feeling of being able to attend one of the most significant events in American history, but choosing not to.
On that warm day in 1963, as hundreds of thousands gathered to see American values put to the test firsthand, thousands of ot ...
Posted Friday, October 10th 2008 at 11:00AM
On September 27, 2008 from 2pm to 6pm, the brothers of the Theta Phi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will host Stroll for Change on the campus of the University of New Orleans. The event is free and open to the public.
Stroll for Chan ...
Posted Friday, September 19th 2008 at 3:42PM
HBCU Fam... It's time to choose the winner of our "Living the HBCU Legacy" Scholarship Competition!
Thanks to all of you that participated! We got some great entries, and choosing our finalists was difficult... but we've narrowed our entries down ...
Posted Friday, September 12th 2008 at 4:53PM
Greetings HBCU Fam!
Thanks to all of you who submitted an entry for our Living the HBCU Legacy Scholarship Competition! We received some great entries, and we're proud to see HBCU students that recognize the value of their institutions.
Posted Friday, September 12th 2008 at 4:38PM
William E. Boswell is a former senior executive of BP America and the Internal Revenue Service. He has over thirty-five years of management experience guiding small, large, and diverse teams. He spent 30 years working for BP America and affiliated an ...
Posted Wednesday, September 10th 2008 at 5:15PM
Jonathan Carter at DiversityRecruitingGuru.com
Vacant positions that require specialized skill sets can create many HR headaches, especially when diversity is factored in. Specifically, technical & IT positions, construction and manufacturing trad ...
Posted Monday, September 8th 2008 at 3:23PM
Xposed Youth Communications is an organization formed to promote a positive youth lifestyle involving activism, responsibility, and empowerment. Through interactive presentations, motivational speaking and group training, Xposed presents a way to exc ...
Posted Friday, August 15th 2008 at 2:43PM
Flanked by notable business, community and political leaders, Black Educational
Events CEO John T. Fleming officially announced today at the famed Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
that the Farmers Insurance Group Angel City Classic will be held Saturd ...
Posted Monday, August 11th 2008 at 9:16AM
Many organizations try to come up with elaborate reasons to justify why diversity is important and should be acknowledged. Here are the real reasons that your organization can’t afford to ignore diversity – this is what your CEO needs to be hearing f ...
Posted Friday, July 25th 2008 at 4:00PM