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...
It All Begins With Self: Ambassador Delano Lewis on Achieving Success & Giving Service to Others
A life and career centered in service can take one many places. For Ambassador Delano Lewis it has ranged from his early roots in Kansas City, KS to service in the Peace Corps in Africa, being named CEO of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company (C&P Telephone... Read more
Rahm Emanuel tells Spike Lee he’s not happy about Chiraq title
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he met with Spike Lee on Wednesday and expressed his displeasure with the director’s decision to call a movie he’s planning to film “Chiraq,” which Emanuel said Lee told him would be about black-on-black violence in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. “We had an... Read more
First Lady Michelle Obama, Former First Ladies Lend Support to First-Ever Healing Garden at Children’s National Health System
First Lady Michelle Obama and all five living former First Ladies announced their support for a project to transform a gravel rooftop space at Children’s National Health System into a 7,200-square-foot healing garden. Currently in development, the garden will give patients and their families a healthy outdoor space... Read more
Tavis Smiley To Host Joint Interview With African American Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) And Tim Scott (R-S.C.)
Tavis Smiley on PBS, returning for its 12th season on Monday, Jan. 12, will feature a two-part, exclusive joint interview during its premiere week with the only two African Americans in the U.S. Senate – New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker, and South Carolina Republican Tim Scott. Conducted at the studios of WHUT at Howard University in Washington, D.C.,... Read more
Obama scheduled to speak at Let Freedom Ring ceremony
President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The White House spokesperson said the Aug. 28 speech will be delivered during the Let Freedom Ring ceremony, which will take place on the Lincoln Memorial steps.... Read more