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...
The Search for the 172 African-American Soldiers Memorialized at Margraten
The Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial in Margraten honors the names of 1,722 missing American World War II soldiers and contains the graves of 8,301 servicemen. Of those fallen soldiers, 172 were African-American. While their name, rank, unit, hometown and date of death is readily available,... Read more
The Brilliance of Black Olympic Athletes in Rio 2016
The 2016 Olympics in Rio was a welcome retreat and reminder of the diversity of our world. Seeing the highest levels of athletic performance compete is inspirational. Black athletes from around the world stepped to the highest level on the winners platform to claim their gold. Lilly... Read more
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
Kenya courts Hollywood with film industry incentives
Kenya is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood. A group of senior officials in the Kenya government traveled from Nairobi to Los Angeles last week on a mission to promote more filming in the East Africa country. Kenya has landed its share of high-profile movie... Read more
International Finance: Casablanca Finance City Wins The Africa Economy Builders’ Grand Prize
Casablanca Finance City (www.cfca.ma) was awarded last Thursday in Abidjan the “Africa Economy Builders’ Grand Prize” in recognition for its performance and contribution to the development of Africa. Donald Kaberuka, Chairman of the African Development Bank, handed over the distinction to the CEO of Casablanca Finance... Read more