Blog - The Black Perspective
Don't Miss

Latest News

  • 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
    • 0
  • 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
    • 0
  • 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
    • 0
  • 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
    • 0
  • 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
    • 0
  • 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
    • 0
  • 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
    • 0
  • 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
    • 0
  • 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
    • 0
  • People of Color Counselors
    Why We Need More School Counselors to Be People of Color

    As imperative as education is, going to school is a traumatic experience. From elementary to college courses, school is a place of immense stress, where students must make academic achievements while contending with social...

    • Posted July 31, 2016
    • 0
  • Climbing the Ladder
    5 Ways That Will Lead You to Advancement in Career

    Stagnancy can make any job or any career path frustrating. We have to come up with ways to advance and motivate ourselves. This article points out a few things that every professional should do...

    • Posted June 30, 2016
    • 0
  • 2016 Black Perspective Cover
    2016 Black Perspective Out Today!

    The 2016 edition of the Black Perspective is out now. Inside we interview Kali Evans-Raoul of The Image Studios on success; the best time to identify yourself as a diversity candidate during a job...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
    • 0