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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced a new set of Inclusion Standards for movies to be eligible for Best Picture at the Academy Awards, starting with the 2024 ceremony. The Oscars have come up with a number of new requirements in order “to encourage equitable representation on- and off-screen in order…

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Aisha Adams has been busy assisting clients become socially responsible during the recent racially tense climate. While many corporations have found themselves scrambling to connect, Adams has been able to use her background to help her clients connect positively with people of color. Adams partnered with Lenoir-Rhyne University in Asheville, North Carolina, to create the…

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Issa Rae shares what she is fed up with about Hollywood. The “Insecure” creator told “Yahoo Entertainment” she always works to ensure that her sets are diverse because “it is threaded in the fabric of my being to look around me and make sure that there is representation because that’s what I wholeheartedly want to…

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Robin Beaman knows the impact of properly marketing a product, business or influencer. The Howard University alumna has served as director of public relations at the National Children’s Museum in Washington, D.C., Black Entertainment Television,  and “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” Beaman would later branch out on her own and start Beaman Incorporated, a strategic communications…

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The Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit is a professional leadership conference designed especially for executive women of color. The event always promises to be a productive experience that gives women opportunities to enhance their leadership skills and network with executive decision-makers. Each year, attendees also learn new strategies for staying ahead of corporate trends…

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Cheryl Grace is the senior vice president of U.S. strategic community alliances and consumer engagement for Nielsen. In her role, she drives Nielsen’s multicultural thought leadership strategy. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Purdue University and a master’s of business administration from the Keller Graduate School of Management. The Chicago resident spearheads…

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Kerry Washington has claimed that there is an “imbalance of power” within the movie industry. The 43-year-old actress has appeared in movies such as Django Unchained and stars alongside Reese Witherspoon in web drama  “Little Fires Everywhere” and reveals that she had bonded with colleagues over the lack of females on set in productions. Washington…

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Christophe Pienkowski understands the importance of brand building. As a national Martell ambassador, Pienkowski has traveled the globe to create brand awareness. During, NBA All-Star weekend in Chicago, Martell will host several events. Pienkowski recently sat down to discuss his journey, events in Chicago, and the importance of diversity. What events can we expect from Martell…

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