Marketing & Branding
The Design Of Success
Be The Match's Barbara Nolan on working nearly 2 decades to save lives

Be The Match’s Barbara Nolan on working nearly 2 decades to save lives

Donating bone marrow can cure someone with sickle cell anemia or life-threatening blood cancers. But more African American marrow donors

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Laz Alonso, Angela Simmons, Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker team with Marriott at Essence Fest

Laz Alonso, Angela Simmons, Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker team with Marriott at Essence Fest

Actors Laz Alonso, Boris Kodje, Nicole Ari Parker and entrepreneur Angela Simmons joined the Marriott International throughout the Essence Festival, and

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Careers
& Diversity
Rev. Jesse Jackson steadfast in commitment to diversification of tech industry

Rev. Jesse Jackson steadfast in commitment to diversification of tech industry

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition announced critical new steps forward in their ongoing campaign to diversify the technology industry on Monday,

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The Chief
Executives Running The Companies
Cheryl Parks Ajamu making big moves in automotive industry

Cheryl Parks Ajamu making big moves in automotive industry

Cheryl Parks Ajamu Founder and CEO, The Ajamu Group LLC What inspires you to show up at work every day? Knowing that my company,

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Hitch Radio CEO Ayinde O. Alakoye on a mission to liberate the human spirit

Hitch Radio CEO Ayinde O. Alakoye on a mission to liberate the human spirit

Ayinde O. Alakoye CEO, Hitch Radio Please describe your leadership style. George [W.] Bush’s approach of surrounding myself with smarter people. Barack

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The Entrepreneurs
Starting Your Business Right
Raquel and Cory Parham open Maracas Restaurant

Raquel and Cory Parham open Maracas Restaurant

Raquel Dailey-Parham grew up with two nurturing parents; her father, born and raised on the South Side of Chicago; and

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NBMBAA Atlanta chapter president Eric Harrison talks his role, vision

NBMBAA Atlanta chapter president Eric Harrison talks his role, vision

Eric Harrison is the vice president of sales for Pepsico Foods and the National Black MBA Association local chapter president

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Mike B.'s Kiddie Confessionals T-shirts making nostalgia iconic

Mike B.’s Kiddie Confessionals T-shirts making nostalgia iconic

How has fashion styling prepared you for this business venture? I not only style my clients, I communicate with them,

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Female Success Factor
Meet The Top 25
Liquid Soul's Amy Wright shares why she's hooked on marketing

Liquid Soul’s Amy Wright shares why she’s hooked on marketing

Amy Wright Vice President, Client & Strategy Services Liquid Soul What inspires you to show up to work every day?

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Karen Civil, digital Renaissance woman, offers advice to budding entrepreneurs

Karen Civil, digital Renaissance woman, offers advice to budding entrepreneurs

Karen Civil — digital Renaissance woman — is Nipsey Hussle‘s manager and business partner at Marathon Agency. Civil is not only beautiful, but her self-titled brand

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MBAs
Professors, Professionals & Case Studies
Chicago leader DeAnna McLeary-Sherman needs your vote to make a difference in teens' lives

Chicago leader DeAnna McLeary-Sherman needs your vote to make a difference in teens’ lives

DeAnna McLeary-Sherman says her leadership style is, “democratic, open, and flexible.” The chief and CEO of True Star Foundation, continues,

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Judge Sylia Elias went to law school to fight for those who have no voice

Judge Sylia Elias went to law school to fight for those who have no voice

Chief Judge Sylia Elias was always the bully’s number one enemy. She was the one who had the vocabulary, the

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Dr. Steve Perry on why he started his extraordinarily successful magnet school

Dr. Steve Perry on why he started his extraordinarily successful magnet school

Baffling. Mystifying. Those are the words that come to mind when one thinks about brilliant innovative educator Dr. Steve Perry

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Science & Technology
People Designing Our Future
Stop and read before you download new Facebook Messenger app

Stop and read before you download new Facebook Messenger app

Many Facebook users have received messages from Facebook regarding the new Facebook Messenger app. But people are ignoring the Terms

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New Face My Age program uses selfies to determine life expectancy

New Face My Age program uses selfies to determine life expectancy

People love taking selfies. Really, we do. There’s a new facial recognition technology that uses selfies, along with a few

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Colin Graham launches online travel tool, Uxplr

Colin Graham launches online travel tool, Uxplr

Colin Graham CEO, Uxplr Inc. What services does your company provide? Uxplr, pronounced you-explore, is a software company that has

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