black history month

Regions Awards Record Number of Riding Forward Scholarships

More than $200,000 in educational assistance was awarded through this year’s contest.
Blog

Regions is proud to announce the winners of its annual Regions Riding Forward® Scholarship Contest. The contest, which entered its 11th year in 2022, honors Black History Month by encouraging young people to share the stories of Black Americans who inspire them.

Franklin Templeton Celebrates Black History Month With Events Focused on Health and Wellness

Newsletter

Franklin Templeton’s Black Empowerment Network (BEN) business resource group (BRG), and partners at several of its specialist investment managers, hosted 18 virtual events in honor of Black History Month, celebrated in North America each February. These included webinar Navigating Finance as a Black Woman; Intersectionality and Identity, Kukuwa: African Dance Fitness Workout; and BEN Black History Month Happy Hour.

Marc Morial Addresses Las Vegas Sands Team Members During Black History Month

Blog

In conjunction with Black History Month, Las Vegas Sands invited Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League (NUL) to speak with Team Members in a virtual learning session as part of the company’s In Focus Diversity Conversation Series.

Lessons From Black Entrepreneurs

Summary: 

Our recent panel discussion to mark Black History Month—featuring three alumni from our in-house accelerator for women and multicultural entrepreneurs—explored issues of access to funding, the Black wealth gap and other challenges unique to Black founders.

Article

Our recent panel discussion to mark Black History Month—featuring three alumni from our in-house accelerator for women and multicultural entrepreneurs—explored issues of access to funding, the Black wealth gap and other challenges unique to Black founders.

History in Motion: J. Mason Davis Jr.

Regions honors the Birmingham, Alabama, civil rights attorney and civic leader for a lifetime of achievement.
Blog

By Candace Higginbotham

J. Mason Davis Jr. didn’t have to ask to join civic groups around Birmingham, Alabama. That’s because they usually asked him first.

“And when I would go into that group, I would do my very best to be the most outstanding person in that group,” he said.

Davis’ dedication to his community and commitment to excellence were honored at Regions Bank’s History in Motion celebration on Feb. 28.

Quest Diagnostics' Employees Celebrate Black History Month: Lawrence's Reading List

Blog

In celebration of Black History Month, Lawrence is reading Caste - The Origins of Our Discontents – by Isabel Wilkerson.

Tuning Into Radio's Potential: The Power of Black-Owned Radio

Nielsen Power Chat with Tony Coles, Division President, iHeartMedia & Founder, Black Information Network
Multimedia with summary

Black History Month is frequently the time when brands step up their efforts to connect with Black consumers. And with the advertising industry’s commitments to spend with Black-owned media, new opportunities to expand programming have emerged for Black-owned radio, which reaches more than 6 million Black listeners each week.

Black Leadership Spotlight: Ron Waddell, Legendary Legacies

Blog

In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the outstanding Black nonprofit leaders we collaborate with and the ways they’re driving social change and equity through their organizations’ work.

AEG's Black Equity Employee Network Group Hosts Career Exploration Program for High School Students in Los Angeles at Crypto.com Arena in Celebration of Black History Month

Participating high schools and nonprofit organizations included Birmingham High School, Brotherhood Crusade, Bridge Builders, EduCare Foundation, Education & Leadership Institute, Hawkins High School, Junipero Serra High School, and King Drew Magnet High
Multimedia with summary

In celebration of Black History Month, AEG’s Black Equity (BE@AEG) employee network group teamed up with local high schools and youth-based nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles to host an AEG Futures career exploration event “Pathways into The Business of Sports” at Crypto.com Arena on Feb. 17.

Alliance Data Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Dolores Acosta

Multimedia with summary

As we share our final associate spotlight in observance of Black History Month, we would like to thank our African American Resource Group (AARG) for the enhanced growth and knowledge they provide Alliance Data and the dedication to sharing, celebrating and understanding the achievements, culture and impact of the African American community this month and beyond.

Pages

Subscribe to black history month