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General Motors (GM) is committed to creating opportunities in STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and continues to open doors for today’s students to become tomorrow’s innovators. GM and the John Hopkins University School of Medicine recently sponsored the second annual STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Revolt Youth Workshop and Wakanda Design…

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General Motors and Black Girls CODE (BGC) recently announced the launch of a BGC Detroit chapter with a series of hands-on and engaging activities at Detroit International Academy for Women (DIA), a Detroit Public Schools Community District school, and TechTown: STEM students from area colleges and universities will attend a panel discussion with BGC CEO Kimberly Bryant and GM executive vice president…

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At this year’s Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard, General Motors and NASCAR announced the second year of their diversity scholarship contest. The scholarship was an effort between the two companies to draw diverse employees and fans. We got an opportunity to attend the race and talk with Ken Barrett, global chief diversity officer at…

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Chevrolet and NASCAR held its second annual diversity scholarship contest aimed at attracting diverse talent to STEM related careers and exposure to motorsports. Held during the Crown Royal 400 at The Brickyard at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, rolling out was on hand to capture every moment. Checkout exclusive photos below: Photos: Alexis Townsend

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Ed Welburn, vice president of General Motors Global Design, told employees today he will retire effective July 1, following a 44-year career with the company. Welburn, 65, has been celebrated inside and outside the industry for his extraordinary achievements. He has led GM Design since 2003, and globally since 2005, the first African American from…

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Journalism will always be one of the most important fields of study. Although the business continues to change drastically due to new media, it’s vital for new voices to add perspective to what occurs in our society. To inspire new journalism students at Howard University, the National Newspaper Publishers Association teamed up with Chevrolet to…

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During the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in South Beach in June, filmmaker Spike Lee and Cadillac global vice president Don Butler waxed poetic about the fruitful love affair that African Americans have had with Cadillac that extend all the way back to the Great Depression and continue to this day. The director of Do the Right…

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Cadillac’s revitalization and reemergence as an industry leader in the luxury car space is complete. The 2013 Cadillac ATS luxury sport sedan has collected a number of industry awards this past year as it was voted the North American Car of the Year, and award that was given out at the annual North American International…

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Urban sophisticates understand and cherish their long, rich relationship with General Motors’ luxury brand, the Cadillac. But most cannot even begin to fathom the actual depths and sheer importance of that alliance, because without this demographic, Cadillac may not be here today. Cadillac executive Don Butler took the time during the…

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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…

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ATLANTA— The annual Trumpet Awards celebrated the beautiful voice of Charlie Wilson, the designing brilliance of General Motors’ vice president of design Ed Welburn, the masterful singing of Chaka Khan and the humanitarian efforts of former NBA star Alonzo Mourning at the televised gala sponsored by Cadillac. At the pre-show “Cadillac Conversations” brunch, held at…

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Gov. Nathan Deal will join General Motors Corp. on Thursday, Jan 10 at the Georgia Institute of Technology to make “a major economic development and information technology announcement” that is expected to be an information technology center in Roswell, Ga., a northern suburb of Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported in December 20112, that  GM…

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