George Cleveland: Channeling Faith And Family Values Into Purpose-Driven Leadership | Black Enterprise

Alfred Edmond, Jr., Black Enterprise George Cleveland. Featured Image BE MODERN MAN: GEORGE CLEVELAND Telecommunications executive; 48; Vice President, Channel Operations, AT&T’s Prepaid Portfolio (includes Cricket Wireless) Twitter: @gfcleveland WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF IN LIFE? Marrying the love of my life and creating a solid foundation for our children. I’m able to provide…

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Car mechanic shifts gears, becomes a doctor at age 47 and helps address shortage of black doctors | Cleveland.com

Michael K. McIntyre, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland.com Dr. Carl Allamby stands on the helipad at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital. Allamby recently started working as an ER resident at Akron General. He’s a former mechanic and business owner who decided to become a doctor while in his 40s. July 8, 2019 (Gus Chan / The…

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A Virginia city’s first black, female police chief resigned, saying she encountered racism ‘so inflammatory’ that she feared describing it publicly ‘out of concern for public safety’ | Insider

Radley Balko, Insider Portsmouth police Chief Tonya Chapman takes the oath of office in the City Council chambers on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. Hyunsoo Leo Kim | The Virginian-Pilot, Featured Image first black woman to become police chief of a Virginia city said Monday she was forced to sign her own resignation letter “under duress”…

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IBM just appointed the first African-American woman to command a US Navy ship to its board | CNBC

Lauren Feiner, CNBC IBM, Admiral Michelle J. Howard was appointed to the board of IBM, the company announced on February 26, 2019., Featured Image appointed Admiral Michelle J. Howard, the first African American woman to command a U.S. Navy ship, to its board, the company announced Tuesday. A former U.S. Navy officer, Howard was the…

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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 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 and…

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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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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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