How One Woman Is Shattering The Glass Ceiling In Wall Street | Forbes

Janice Gassam, Forbes Lauren Simmons made history as the youngest and only full-time female trader at the New York Stock Exchange. IDA JOHN. Featured Image Despite progress made in making our workplaces more diverse, there are still several industries where the glass and concrete ceilings are more prevalent. One such industry is the financial industry. […]

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5 Small Business Grants for Black Women Entrepreneurs in 2019 | Black Enterprise

Tarra Jackson, Black Enterprise On average, black women workers are paid only 67 cents on the dollar relative to white non-Hispanic men, even after controlling for education, years of experience and location. (Photo by WOCinTech Chat | Flickr CC 2.0). Featured Image As women-owned businesses continue to grow, one of the significant obstacles they face […]

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Whites maintain grip on leadership roles in Philly | The Philadelphia Tribune

Michael D’Onofrio, Tribune Staff Writer, The Philadelphia Tribune | Octavius V. Catto Memorial, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA. Featured Image Philadelphia government’s workforce is nearly half Black and overwhelmingly male, while white employees dominate leadership positions, the majority of which females hold. The Kenney administration released its 2018 Workforce Diversity Profile report on Friday, which gave […]

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Michigan drops conviction box from job, license applications | Michigan Chronicle

Facebook0Twitter0MailDavid Eggert , Michigan Chronicle Formerly incarcerated New Yorkers rally with VOCAL to ban the box outside City Hall. (VOCAL) Featured Image LANSING, MICH. – Gov. Rick Snyder is ordering the state to no longer ask job applicants and people seeking certain occupational licenses to check a box if they have been convicted of a […]

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The Black Struggle for Technology Jobs | The Atlantic In Atlanta and other racially segregated cities, the education system is stacked against African Americans competing for STEM careers. If Amazon picks the city for its second headquarters, things could get even worse.

In Atlanta and other racially segregated cities, the education system is stacked against African Americans competing for STEM careers. If Amazon picks the city for its second headquarters, things could get even worse.

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Nation’s first shopping center owned, operated by Blacks turns 50 | The Philadelphia Tribune When he was a boy, Howard Sullivan was always excited to join his father at the construction site of what is now Sullivan Progress Plaza in North Philadelphia.

When he was a boy, Howard Sullivan was always excited to join his father at the construction site of what is now Sullivan Progress Plaza in North Philadelphia.

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The Supreme Court Justice Who Forever Changed Affirmative Action | The Atlantic Justice Lewis Powell’s ruling in the 1978 case Regents v. Bakke buoyed affirmative action—but in the process, it transformed how colleges think about race and equality in admissions.

Justice Lewis Powell’s ruling in the 1978 case Regents v. Bakke buoyed affirmative action—but in the process, it transformed how colleges think about race and equality in admissions.

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Women and Men of Color Pay an ‘Emotional Tax’ at Work That’s Detrimental to Their Overall Health and Ability to Thrive: Report | The Root “Women of color continue to deal with some of the workplace’s most entrenched hurdles, such as pay inequities and near invisibility in top leadership roles, as well as daunting roadblocks that stifle the meaningful dialogue that would help make real progress...”

“Women of color continue to deal with some of the workplace’s most entrenched hurdles, such as pay inequities and near invisibility in top leadership roles, as well as daunting roadblocks that stifle the meaningful dialogue that would help make real progress…”

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This Maker Is Helping to Build a More Inclusive Movement | Next City “Once I got out there and started doing shows and markets, I started to notice there was a lack of representation of makers of color, and also makers who were maybe single mothers...”

“Once I got out there and started doing shows and markets, I started to notice there was a lack of representation of makers of color, and also makers who were maybe single mothers…”

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