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...
Harvard Law Student Christina Drakeford Awarded $10,000 Scholarship From Robert Half Legal And MCCA
Robert Half Legal and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) have named Christina Drakeford as the Robert Half Legal Scholar and a member of MCCA’s Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program, Class of 2020. She has been awarded $10,000 to use toward law school tuition expenses,... Read more
#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke to Keynote Facing Race National Conference in Detroit
Leading racial justice organization Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation today announced that social justice activist, author, and founder of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke, will be delivering a keynote address at Facing Race 2018, which will be held at the Cobo Center in... Read more
Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Charles Schwab Foundation Name Arianna Akinwunmi National “Money Matters” Ambassador for 2018
Texas Boys & Girls Clubs teen receives $5,000 scholarship and 10 additional teens receive $2,500 scholarships for demonstrating exceptional financial literacy skills and leadership In honor of Financial Literacy Month in April, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Charles Schwab Foundation selected teen Arianna Akinwunmi from... Read more
Swimming Saves Lives
American Red Cross Reaches out to African-American and Latino Community Organizations to Promote Youth Swimming and Water Safety Known as the nation’s largest supplier of blood and blood-products, the American Red Cross (Red Cross) has been a provider of lifesaving goods and services to those in... Read more
Provost of Drexel University M. Brian Blake: A Rising Star in Academia
M. Brian Blake has coupled his talents in coding, engineering and as a professor to be recognized as a distinguished professional in higher education. As Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Nina Henderson Provost at Drexel University, Blake holds a key leadership position at... Read more