Black women represent one of the wealthiest and most influential demographics on the planet. We are extremely goal-oriented and career-driven, and we are very entrepreneurial. We are more likely to start a business, be successful in business, create jobs, and give back to our communities.
A Bowie State University genetics professor, who is “in search of the skeletal muscle foundation of youth,” was named a 2017 Emerging Scholar by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, recognizing her research achievements and positive impacts outside of the classroom.
Dr. Tyesha Burks is part of a
Posted on 02/02/2017 by Reggie Culpepper
An ASU assistant professor was recently honored as a recipient of a national award that recognizes millennial “influencers.” ASU's Dr. Yvette Holmes, an assistant professor of Marketing, has distinguished herself and the University upon being awarded as one of the "Top 35 Millennial Influencers of A
Posted on 01/27/2017 by Reggie Culpepper
Jackson State University’s Margaret Walker Center has received a $300,000 grant from the NoVo Foundation to work with young women of color throughout the South in conjunction with the Lighthouse project and its creator Natalie Collier.
Founded by a gift from businessman Warren Buffett, the NoVo F
Posted on 01/26/2017 by Elynor Moss
Courtesy of DiversityInc.com
Published December 15, 2016
By Sheryl Estrada of DiversityInc.com
An analysis of hair and beauty products marketed to Black women found that approximately 1,177 products contain more potentially harmful ingredients than products promoted to the general public.
Posted on 12/15/2016 by Reggie Culpepper
HBCUConnect.com founder Will Moss announced a new partnership between Merck, a global biopharmaceutical company known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, and HBCUConnect.com, the largest social network and career site targeting the students, faculty, and alumni from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The partnership is designed to introduce graduating seniors from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Merck’s Leadership Development Program.
Posted on 06/15/2016 by Will Moss
We are excited to announce a partnership between Tech Giant - Symantec and The HBCU mega site - HBCUConnect.com, inviting HBCU alumni and African American professionals on the West Coast (or traveling to the area) to an evening of networking at Symantec's beautiful Headquarters in Mountain View, California Headquarters! Click to find out more.
Posted on 02/01/2016 by Will Moss
Are you looking for a Summer Internship that allows you the opportunity to work on meaningful and exciting projects? Cardinal Health’s Summer Internship Program gives you just that, as well as a solid foundation for your future.
Posted on 10/25/2015 by Will Moss
TSA, the nation’s Transportation Security Administration, has agreed to stop searching through the hair of African American women who wear all natural hairstyles. The agency said
Posted on 05/04/2015 by Jeni Fa
One of the Original Kings of Comedy, DL Hughley is widely known for his quick-witted humor, his ability to find the funny in today’s political issues and holding his own with friends like Cedric The Entertainer and the late, great Bernie Mac. Yet, in his “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” interview, the husband and father of three shares a side of himself that the public rarely, if
Posted on 05/06/2015 by Jeni Fa