Hoptown must move to honor Ted Poston | Kentucky New Era

Jennifer P. Brown, Kentucky New Era A man with glasses (Ted Poston) sits at an office desk holding a letter. A smiling woman (his assistant Harriette Easterlin) sits next to him and a man (his assistant William Clark) leans over them both. A poster behind them depicts a soldier and reads “We are fighting the […]

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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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California’s First Surgeon General is a Black Woman | Because of Them We Can

BOTWC Staff, Because of Them We Can Winokur Photography. Featured Image Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has just been appointed as California’s first-ever Surgeon General. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the news on Monday. According to NBC News, Newsom said in a news release that Harris “will focus on combating the root causes of serious health conditions […]

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For the First Time, a Black Woman Will Lead The Harvard Crimson | The New York Times Kristine E. Guillaume will lead The Crimson’s “146th guard,” making her the third black president and first black woman to helm the organization since its founding in 1873.

Kristine E. Guillaume will lead The Crimson’s “146th guard,” making her the third black president and first black woman to helm the organization since its founding in 1873.

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26-Year-Old Photographer Nadine Ijewere On Her Historic Vogue Cover | Vogue

Facebook0Twitter0MailHayley Maitland , Vogue When Nadine Ijewere photographed Dua Lipa, Binx Walton, and Letitia Wright on the Kentish coast for this issue’s cover story, she became the first woman of colour to shoot the cover of any Vogue in the magazine’s 125-year global history. Here, the one-to-watch shares the details of her remarkable career to […]

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Brown Beauty Co-Op, Dupont Circle’s New Beauty Store, Is By And For Women Of Color | DCist A welcoming space with couches and other seating invites people to hang out and chat. Positive vibes abound, with affirmations like “Melanin Magic” and “You are Beautiful” adorning pillows and candles.

A welcoming space with couches and other seating invites people to hang out and chat. Positive vibes abound, with affirmations like “Melanin Magic” and “You are Beautiful” adorning pillows and candles.

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First African-American Top Network Executive Exiting ABC | The Afro American (AFRO) LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey, who created a deep bench of ethnic diversity in the network’s shows and fired Roseanne Barr for a racist tweet, will be stepping down.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey, who created a deep bench of ethnic diversity in the network’s shows and fired Roseanne Barr for a racist tweet, will be stepping down.

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