Denver Insurance Company to Pay $20.5 Million for Discriminating Against Black and Female Employees

A Denver insurance company will be paying $ 20.5 million to black and female employees who filed complaints of racial and sexual discrimination, according to The Denver Post. Black employees at Jackson National Life Insurance in Denver were passed over … Read more…

A Famous White Director Called “Black Panther” “Utter Bulls–t” & Twitter Reminded Him To Watch His Mouth

Source: Liliane Lathan / Getty Almost two years after the blockbuster and cultural success of Marvel’s Black Panther, one white Hollywood producer put his foot in his mouth over the revered film. In an interview with IndieWire, Terry Gilliam, who … Read more…

Black Professionals in Corporate America Hold 3.2% of Executive and Senior Manager Positions

Corporate America is still oblivious to the challenges faced by black professionals. A recent study conducted by the Center for Talent Innovation reveals that despite companies spending billions on diversity and inclusion, black professionals still face prejudice, a lack of support … Read more…

These Twin Black Entrepreneurs Launch Four-City Tour To Teach Business Success and Wealth

The Carter Brothers, Dr. Sterling Carter and Stephen Levi Carter, M.B.A., co-founders of Sterling Staffing Solutions, have announced the launch of a four-city tour that teaches business lessons to aspiring entrepreneurs on how to scale their business and achieve millionaire … Read more…

Another Black Beauty Queen Has Been Crowned: Toni Ann Singh Becomes Miss World 2019

Source: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / Getty Over the weekend,  another black pageant queen received her crown. Toni Ann Singh, who is also Miss Jamaica,  received the title of Miss World 2019 in London. Singh’s victory comes after four other black beauty … Read more…

Father and Son’s Financial Literacy Curriculum Teaches Black Youth to Invest in the Stock Market

A financial literacy curriculum designed by a father-son duo is helping students at one high school learn how to invest in the stock market. Virginia esquire Kevon L. Chisolm and his 11-year-old son, Kamari Chisolm, announced the launch of Black … Read more…

Why Black Brits Are Considering Leaving UK After Election: ‘If The Conservatives Win, I’m Gone’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s comments have fuelled racism, say worried families. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

New York City Ballet Casts 11-Year-Old Charlotte Nebres as First Black ‘Nutcracker’ Lead

11-year-old Charlotte Nebres is making history this holiday season as the first Black lead at the New York City Ballet’s annual production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. via People: Charlotte, a student at the School of American Ballet, was hand-picked … Read more…

‘What If Harry Potter Had Been Black?’ Tomi Adeyemi on Representation and Fostering Empathy Through Her Epic Fantasy Series

Tomi Adeyemi wants to wrap her readers in a “dangerous but warm” blanket. Her young adult novels—the hit epic Children of Blood and Bone and its highly anticipated new sequel, Children of Virtue and Vengeance—combine escapist fantasy with clear-eyed confrontations … Read more…

How to defend your smart home devices from hackers after Black Friday buys: Cyber strategist

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday smart devices are headed into millions of homes. It's time to learn about the vulnerabilities you may be letting in if you irresponsibly implement gadgets, putting your personal privacy and safety at risk. Commentary … Read more…

Netflix horror Black Summer renewed for second series with Jaime King leading the charge against blood-thirsty zombies

NETFLIX horror Black Summer has been renewed for a second series with Jaime King leading the charge against blood-thirsty zombies. The series – an unofficial Z Nation prequel – first aired on the streaming service in April this year. Netflix … Read more…

Jeezy ft. Meek Mill “MLK BLVD,” Royce 5’9 ft. Sy Ari Da Kid, White Gold, Cyhi The Prince & T.I. “Black Savage” & More | Daily Visuals 11.15.19

Source: Def Jam / Def Jam While the folks in Kansas City voted to remove Martin Luther King Jr’s name from one of their streets, others are proud to have the name of the iconic civil rights leader held high … Read more…

Black Waiter’s Co-Workers Gave Him Food Order With N-Word on It, Management Called It a ‘Joke’ [Photo]

21-year-old Arizona State University student Rakevion White was given a food order with the n-word on it from his OWN coworkers. He shared the ticket with read “ni**a order” via Instagram. According to his post, he complained to his manager … Read more…

Researchers lift the curtain behind the ‘black box’ of data broker records

It’s no longer news that our data is for sale. Data brokers often use online browsing records to create digital consumer profiles that are then sold to marketers as pre-defined audiences for targeted advertising. Consumer Behavior News — ScienceDaily ENTERTAINMENT … Read more…

Black Duke Student Athletes Host ‘Black Bodies, White Entertainment’ Panel About Life At A PWI

The panel was moderated by Martin Paul Smith, a former college athlete and assistant professor. Hosted by the Center for Race Relations, the panel, entitled “Black Bodies, White Entertainment,” … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

Black Duke Student Athletes Host ‘Black Bodies, White Entertainment’ Panel About Life At A PWI

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Say What Now? Ex-Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Discriminated Against and Fired for Being White After Viral Arrests of Two Black Men

Shannon Phillips, a former Starbucks manager filed a lawsuit against the coffee company this week alleging she was discriminated against when she got fired last year following the controversial arrests of two Black men in the store. via Daily Beast: … Read more…

Alniesha Carter Owns the First Black Woman-Owned Tax Franchise System in the Country

According to BlackBusiness.com, Alniesha Carter’s TaxPrep Evolution Inc. (TPE) is the first black woman-owned tax franchise system in the nation. Founded by Carter in 2015, TaxPrep Evolution Inc. (TPE) aims to create exceptional franchising opportunities that give its consumers financial freedom. Unlike most … Read more…

Former BET Chairman Debra Lee: Keep Pressure on Corporations To Expand Black Board Representation

Some 20 years ago, Debra Lee, then chief operating officer of Black Entertainment Television, gained her first corporate board appointment when she was tapped to serve as a director for Kodak, the leading photographic film products manufacturer at the time. … Read more…

Biking While Black: Black Bike-Riding Student Arrested By Oregon Cops After Refusing To Give ID

Source: Federico Candoni / EyeEm / Getty Genesis Hansen, a 21-year-old student at Oregon State University, was stopped by police for not riding in between the lanes. When she refused to hand over her identification, which she had full right … Read more…

‘We Become Therapists’: How Barbers Are Getting Black Men Talking About Mental Health

Lorenzo Lewis and The Confess Project are making Black barbershops safe spaces to open up about depression, anxiety and trauma. Creating change SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Cars of Iconic Black Americans at The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance 2019 | AJC

Atlanta Journal-Constitution SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Black student allegedly called racist words, urinated on at New Jersey high school football game

A black middle school student was allegedly targeted with racist language and peed on at a New Jersey high school football game Friday, according to NJ.com. Two 17-year-old Lawrence High School (New Jersey) students were arrested and charged with harassment, … Read more…

There are Only 4 Black CEOs at Fortune 500 Companies. Here’s How the ELC is Changing That

Addressing more than 2,000 high-powered executives and business leaders—including about 150 CEOs of the nation’s largest corporations at its annual hot-ticket gala in Washington, D.C. — Otha T. “Skip” Spriggs, president and CEO of the Executive Leadership Council, offered the … Read more…

BE, Bank of America Honor Black Board Members of Largest Corporations at National Museum

Scores of black board members who represent the corporate elite made a bit of history Wednesday night as they were honored at the spectacular National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C. BLACK ENTERPRISE saluted those … Read more…

A Black University Of Wisconsin-Madison Student Described As Angry Black Woman For Quietly Protesting Against Trump’s Bulls–t

In terms of protesting and demonstrating, Black women have been at the forefront of several important movements. But, a recent incident at the University of Wisconsin-Madison continues to confirm the thread of undervaluing Black women, and propping them up as … Read more…