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Harlem brewer taps her African-American roots for flavor

Celeste Beatty, one of the first African-American woman brewers in the United States, sees craft beer making as a way to reconnect with her roots......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 24th, 2020

TEDCO taps retired National Guard major general as interim CEO

Linda L. Singh, who was the first woman and first African American to lead Maryland’s National Guard, has been named interim CEO of Maryland Technology Development Corp. (TEDCO). Singh, who retired from a post as adjutant general in the Maryland.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

Starbucks" Howard Schultz at Morehouse College: "We live in an age of anger, rage, racial tension"

The Historically African American college in Atlanta hosted a town hall meeting Thursday afternoon with Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz and company executive Rosalind Gates Brewer......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2018

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is resisting pressure to resign, and has reportedly been given homework by his advisers to read "Roots" and "The Case for Reparations"

Associated Press/Steve Helber Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is reportedly trying to rehabilitate his image by emphasizing racial equality in his legislative agenda, and reading the works of prominent African-American writers. Northam's advi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 8th, 2019

Phoebe Haddon stepping down as chancellor of Rutgers-Camden

Rutgers University-Camden Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon will step down from the position on July 1 and return to the school's law faculty. Haddon was named to the post in 2014, becoming Rutgers-Camden's first African-American woman chancellor. ".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals16 hr. 16 min. ago

African-American biz forum breaks down contracts, small biz growth

The focus this year was on how small business can partner with, subcontract from or otherwise get involved with larger companies. Here were some of the key takeaways from the even......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals21 hr. 16 min. ago

Dayton dance company kicks off African American arts series in Cincinnati

The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company has made its hometown proud since 1968, growing into a troupe that has performed to acclaim around the world. Now, as it begins its 51st season, DCDC wants to share that spotlight with its big-city neighbor to the s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

African American performance arts series kicks off with Dayton dance company

The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company has made its hometown proud since 1968, growing into a troupe that has performed to acclaim around the world. Now, as it begins its 51st season, DCDC wants to share that spotlight with its big-city neighbor to the s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

Piano recital at Weston Art Gallery to highlight spirituals

Many Americans know that African American spirituals express the pain of slavery. But few realize that the spiritual is one of the earliest American musical genres. “The spiritual represents one of the most powerfully influential genres that deri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

There are 607 billionaires in the United States, and only 5 of them are black

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Only five of the United States' 607 billionaires are African American, Forbes'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 11th, 2020

Franchises help African Americans "level the financial the playing field"

By opting to operate a franchise, African American entrepreneurs can skirt a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 11th, 2020

Democratic National Convention names Milwaukee minority-owned firm as construction manager

JCP Construction LLC, which is an African American-owned firm in Milwaukee, will be the construction general manager for the Democratic National Convention at Fiserv Forum and Hargrove Inc. of Maryland will be the event-management firm. JCP Construc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 10th, 2020

This architect of classic Hollywood gets his own star turn

African American architect Paul Revere Williams designed many iconic buildings and classic homes, often .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 6th, 2020

Dana Inc Taps Transplace"s TMS To Manage North American Transportation Network

Dana Inc. recently announced it will use Transplace's transportation management system (TMS) to manage its North American supply chain. Maumee, Ohio-based Dana is a supplier of ax.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaFeb 5th, 2020

Dana Inc Taps Transplace"s TMS To Manage North American Transportation Network

Dana Inc. recently announced it will use Transplace's transportation management system (TMS) to manage its North American supply chain.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 5th, 2020

In run-up to the Super Bowl, Schnucks taps into Mexican beer and snack trends

The Super Bowl is as American as a cold can of Budweiser — or Corona. According to a new report from Nielsen, American interest in Mexican beers and Latin-inspired snacks is growing rapidly, especially in the run-up to this year’s Super Bowl. Gr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2020

Bloomberg pitches program to boost black economic progress

Michael Bloomberg unveiled a plan Sunday to invest $70 billion in low-income neighborhoods throughout the country, increase the number of black homeowners, and double the number of African-American... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2020

First African American-owned bourbon brand to debut in Louisville

The brand plans to open its Dixie Highway microdistillery in the spring......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2020

The Navy"s newest aircraft carrier is being named in honor of an African American hero at Pearl Harbor

US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist 2nd Class Alexander C. Kubitza On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Navy announced that its next aircraft carrier, CVN-81, will be named aft.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 21st, 2020

Incoming Baldwin Cafe will add to Oregon District culture

A new bookstore-cafe that emphasizes African-American writers and building community among Dayton’s diverse creatives is moving into its first home on Jan. 19 in the Oregon District. Attendees at last fall’s UpDayton Summit selected Baldwin Cafe f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2020

Central District real estate project "an excellent move for the black community"

The project is near a Seattle corner where the African-American community has seen mass gentrification......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020