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The life of Jackie Robinson was celebrated throughout Major League Baseball on Monday, April 15, 2019. It was on that day in 1947 Robinson broke color barriers as the first African American to play in the majors with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The anniversary of Robinson’s first game has been commemorated since 2004. Every major leaguer…

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Lawyers of Color just published the Black Student’s Guide to Law Schools & Firms, the first-ever comprehensive listing of Black attorney percentages at nearly 400 law firms, including the nation’s largest firms. The research revealed that while nearly 40 law firms have over 5 percent Black attorneys, the vast majority of corporate law firms have low…

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Andriel Dees is recognized as one of the most outstanding women of color in education. She has served as director of equity, diversity and inclusion at Capella University and chief diversity officer for the University of Wisconsin in River Falls. A graduate of Hampton University and William Mitchell College of Law, she currently is the system Civil…

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U.S. Bank did a phenomenal job of recognizing Black History Month through the empowering efforts of their annual Black history program that saluted businesses and touted the impact of community banking. Greg Cunningham, VP, and head of diversity and inclusion, was one of the many high-level U.S. Bank officials who were present and willing to reach out to…

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