Steven Williams appointed to Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Foods North America
PepsiCo, Inc. announced that Steven Williams, currently senior vice president and chief commercial officer for Frito-Lay’s U.S....
Howard University Rises in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Graduate School Rankings
Howard University’s graduate programs in social work, business, education, and law increased in the annual national rankings...
Black Restaurant Week Serves Up Cuisine And Cocktails
Enticing foodies across the nation with the soulful flavors and tantalizing aromas of Pan-African cuisine, Black Restaurant Week...
LeBron James, Akron making college possible for city kids
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James is giving kids from Akron — ones with challenging backgrounds like his — the chance to go to college for free. The NBA star has partnered with the University of Akron to provide a guaranteed four-year scholarship to the school... Read more
Jennifer Hudson’s Julian D. King Gift Foundation and Staples Support Chicago Public Schools
Staples, Inc. announced that it funded 115 local classroom projects in Chicago, as part of its recent $10 million pledge to Think It Up™, a new national initiative of the Entertainment Industry Foundation that seeks to inaugurate a new movement in support of students, teachers and schools,... Read more
Opportunities Initiative Launches in Chicago with More than 4,000 Participants
One way to fight health disparities and obesity may be to turn off the TV. Food companies disproportionately target television advertising for unhealthy products like candy and sugary drinks to Latino and African-American youth, new research shows. Marking an unprecedented day of action for Chicago youth,... Read more
Wells Fargo Diversity and Inclusion Living the Vision
At Wells Fargo, we know that we can only be as successful as the communities we serve. We know that when we invest in those communities – by lending to families and businesses, putting people to work and supporting organizations that help people thrive – we... Read more
Honeywell And NASA Bring Hip-Hop Physics Educational Series To Northeastern Middle Schools
Honeywell and NASA’s award-winning, hip-hop physics education program, FMA Live! Forces in Motion, is making its way to Northeastern U.S. middle schools this spring. Aiming to inspire students to learn and enjoy math and science in a compelling, fun and memorable way, the popular show is in high... Read more