HBCUs are broke. Students know it, alumni know it, corporations know it and the government knows it. Until now, HBCUs have prepared their students to be leaders in a range of industries. But they haven't yet taught, with consistency, how to own these industries.
This is the fourth blog in my series, The Pulse of Africa talking with Global Africans working in Africa and across the Diaspora. It takes an inside v...
Our mothers and grandmothers "got it." They knew that the world is not designed for women, particularly their daughters, to create lives in which they could thrive. They knew that the key to standing up to these challenges was education.
I'm a little nervous that some of the "fun" I had in the past may affect my future prospects of employment. I have heard of potential employers doing an Internet search before hiring someone. Do companies have the right to use this information against me?
Last week, I set out to BeNOLABound, along with 26 other professionals, to meet with local business leaders and learn what New Orleans has been up to since I left. We took a chance, and were completely blown away by what many of us now describe as a life-changing experience.
Over the last decade, blacks experienced the largest decline in employer-sponsored health insurance coverage. If President Obama's Affordable Care Act is revoked, blacks and all other groups will find it increasingly difficult to obtain health insurance.
In today's climate, with nearly 50 percent of all first marriages ending in divorce, many are worried about merging finances when getting married. Here are five reasons why mixing finance with romance is not only a good idea but can save your relationship as well.
I have quite a large number of male patients, who come to my practice with a toiletry kit full of skin care products. Men are clearly becoming more aware of the importance of their skin. Who are these men who are so interested in skin care?
Finally, I'm NOLABound. Six and a half years since Hurricane Katrina destroyed my home and sent my community into a far flung diaspora of despondent resignation, I find myself returning home, as part of the BeNOLABound program.
My parents always told me never allow someone to tell you that you are not able to do something in life. I live by those words still to this day. I dream with my eyes wide open.
How much should I leave my children?" This is the question most often echoed by well-intentioned and loving parents coming to terms with their mortality. It is the last act of significant parental control but it often carries an unexpected impact.
Watching the legendary Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte stroll across the stage at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards swept me away. Their timeless elegance made me realize that the old adage "trends come and go, but style remains" is ever more true today.
As men, our style evolution acts as a barometer of what we've accomplished and where we desire to go. When I look back on my personal style journey it has not only been a barometer, but it has also outlined my setbacks and defeats as well as triumphs and conquests.
Diversity is inviting everyone to the party. Inclusion is getting everyone to dance. I heard this adage from a retail executive discussing the difference between thinking diversity is important and integrating diversity into the very fabric of a corporation.
If the tagline from your upcoming documentary suggests you are the "Coolest Man on Earth," you must live up to it right? Those are lofty shoes to fill. Surely, expert tailor and menswear designer Ozwald Boateng has.
As we continue to see high rates of unemployment, foreclosures, and bankruptcies; a lot of people that are in financial restraints fall victim to these types of scams. Unfortunately, once you fall prey to this there's really nothing anyone can do. Here are some tips to protect yourself.