Buick Achievers and GM at the UNCF ‘An Evening of Stars’ Awards (photos)

Three Buick Achievers Scholarship winners learned something very powerful during the UNCF “An Evening of Stars” weekend that you cannot learn in a classroom. When you torpedo toward your dreams at full throttle and strive for sustained excellence, you will experience wonderful things that, initially, will be beyond your ability to fathom. There is no […]

Laz Alonso and Chevrolet celebrate Black History Month in Detroit

DETROIT — Chevrolet and actor Laz Alonso General Motors’ Black History Month celebration through the “Learn it Live” and other events at several locations throughout the Motor City, including Central Collegiate Academy, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and the Renaissance Center downtown. At the Central Collegiate Academy, Alonso along with Steed […]

Sam’s Club’s New CEO and 7 More Female CEOs of Color

Rosalind Brewer, 49, has been promoted to CEO Of Sam’s Club, the warehouse retail chain owned by Wal-Mart. Previously president of Wal-Mart’s U.S. East business unit,  Brewer is the first woman and African American to hold the CEO position at any of Wal-Mart’s (WMT) business units. Replacing Sam’s Club Mike Duke, Brewer will also be […]

Roland Martin Leads the Way to the Unveiling of MLK Memorial

The men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Inc. are visionaries. In 1986, six members of the Iota Upsilon Lambda (IUL) Chapter in Silver Spring, Md.; brothers Alfred Bailey, Oscar Little, Eddie Madison, Harold Navy, the late Hanley Norment and George Sealey — heeded the call to launch a project to posthumously honor their brother, Dr. […]