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
If your organization is having difficulty attracting and retaining talent, don't despair. It often seems that unless you're a part of a large company with a generous recruitment & PR budget, diversity is a constantly moving target.
The top three d ...
Posted Thursday, November 13th 2008 at 11:53AM
Energy East is a group of historically well-known and long standing energy services and delivery companies. Located throughout the Northeast, our customers depend upon our services every day. Our motivated and skilled team of professionals are dedica ...
Posted Monday, November 10th 2008 at 10:49AM
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
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
The 100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc., will host its 6th Annual College Scholarship Fair on Saturday, November 1, 2008 from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at The Forum, the newly opened event venue at the University of Illinois Chicago, at Roosevelt and Halsted ...
Posted Tuesday, October 7th 2008 at 7:10PM