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  • African American Jobs Rising In The South

    Brittany Smith grew up mainly in Detroit, earning a master’s degree in public health from the University of Michigan. But when she and her then-boyfriend, Sam, began their careers, they encountered roadblocks in the...

    • Posted January 26, 2020
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  • Build your resume writing skills
    Build Your Resume Writing Skills

    Build Your resume Smarter Not Harder Resume writing can be daunting. You can research details online, or look to a professional resume service. It is always handy to have resources on hand to help...

    • Posted January 18, 2020
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  • Are Employers Failing Black Workers?

    Many organizations and businesses boast of their commitment to hiring workers of color. But change with regard to diversity in the workplace has happened slowly, if at all. Professional occupations like medicine, law and...

    • Posted September 16, 2019
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  • Brian Lamb
    (BPRW) Brian Lamb Named One of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

    (BPRW) Brian Lamb Named One of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America (Black PR Wire) CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brian Lamb, executive vice president, head of wealth and asset management, Fifth Third Bank (NASDAQ: FITB),...

    • Posted March 20, 2018
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  • Workplace Diversity and Unemployment: What to Consider Before You Quit
    Workplace Diversity and Unemployment: What to Consider Before You Quit

    When an employee decides to quit, one question they ask is “Am I still able to get my benefits?” The answer is most likely, yes.
  • President Obama
    Goodbye, Mr. President

    Every four or eight years, a new President is inaugurated and the existing President exits the White House. But this particular year, it wasn’t just any president exiting the White House, but the first...

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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  • Barack Obama
    You Can Thank Me Now: Reflections on President Obama’s Legacy

    The closer it gets to January 20th, 2017 the more I find myself able to truly process the gravity of what has been occurring. For the last eight years, myself and other millennials have...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • African-American Poverty
    Are You A Victim of Economic Discrimination?

    In recent years, our awareness about workplace discrimination has grown considerably. We are aware that our employers cannot and should not discriminate against us on the basis of our gender, our ethnic origin, our...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Diversity Integration in Education
    The Dark Side of Integration in Education

    There was the overt racism, which I saw frequently enough. A white parent once came to a school board meeting, stationed himself in the front row of the audience section and asked how the...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Citizens Academies
    Erase the Fear: My Experiences with Citizens Academies

    While our great country has thick societal scars, we have created landmark legislation in a generation that has had profound impact on the lives of a segment of the population. The Civil Rights Act...

    • Posted December 20, 2016
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  • African-American Economists
    Why We Need More Black Economists

    When most people think of economics, they think of a hunched, bespectacled Caucasian man armed with a calculator and data sheets ― and they aren’t wrong.
  • Environmental Racism
    How We Can End Environmental Racism Before It Begins

    Climate change is a global phenomenon ― yet a number of studies have found that in America, the effects of climate change seem to unequally target African-American populations. From the floods after Hurricane Katrina...

    • Posted October 18, 2016
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  • POC Educators
    More POC in Administration Might Help Underserved Schools

    While integration remains a vital step toward achieving equality in education, improving achievement among black children might be easier to attain when school administrators truly understand the struggles of their students ― which means...

    • Posted October 13, 2016
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  • Maurice Henry
    “It is What it is – Dad.”

    I had a conversation with my young teenage son reflecting on the 1960’s and the Black Panther movement.  He asked me what I knew about it since growing up very young in the South...

    • Posted September 13, 2016
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