I often hear this response when I tell people what I cover as a reporter on Bloomberg News’ diversity and management team. This beat looks at the intersection of race, class and gender in the workplace – one that has become increasingly relevant in our political and social climate.
Booz Allen Hamilton Senior Vice President Rob Silverman and Cheryl Wade, the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Lead, joined Anthony Ray on the HBCU Nation Radio Show to discuss the firm’s commitment to diverse hiring practices and its involvement with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Panelists Discussed Efforts to Better Reflect Diversity & Inclusion in their Front Offices and Leadership Suites
February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of Black History Month, JetBlue invited Human Resources and Diversity professionals from major sports industry organizations and teams to participate in the airline’s recurring speaker series: Lift Every Voice (LEV).
Authors, Ann Bausum and Michael H. Cottman, Discuss African Americans’ Impact on the U.S. and Beyond
In continued celebration of Black History Month, National Geographic recently released books by authors, Ann Bausum and Michael H. Cottman, who have each devoted their careers to discovery, research, exploration and impact.
By Keesha Boyd Executive Director of Multicultural Services at Comcast
Growing up in the 80s and 90s, there were just a few shows and films whose lead characters reflected who I was and who I aspired to be. The quirky yet relatable coming of age stories of ADifferent World’s Denise Huxtable, played by Lisa Bonet, offered a fresh perspective that television had not seen before. The ratings soared, and the show was a hit. But even more importantly, I saw myself and my potential in Denise’s stories -- in the depiction of her black college life, in the clothing she wore, and in her cultural background.
Lisa Egbuonu-Davis: Supporting Gifted Students from Underrepresented Minorities and Socioeconomic Disadvantaged Groups
For Lisa, advocating for gifted students from disadvantaged backgrounds (from underrepresented minorities and/or low-income groups) has long been a passion – one with its origin in her own childhood on Long Island, New York. There, teachers recognized and nurtured her strong science and math skills and gave her opportunities not consistently available to youth from low-income families like hers.
Community groups invited to apply for additional screenings in their towns
NEW YORK, and LEAWOOD, Kan., February 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Black History Month, 21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres are joining forces to provide free screenings of Academy Award nominated film “Hidden Figures” in communities across the country. The film – starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe – tells the 'untold' story of three African American female NASA mathematicians during the Space Race of the 1960's.