ICYMI: Hilton sponsors the star-studded EBONY Power 100 Gala

EBONY recently held it’s annual Power 100 Gala. For more than seven decades, EBONY has recognized #BlackExcellence, long before it became a trending hashtag. The biggest names in film, music, business and Black culture made this year’s list including Power issue cover star, Dwayne Johnson who was honored as an Entertainer of the Year, alongside fellow […]

Macy’s celebration of diversity is a win for Black women in power

Macy’s new CEO Jeff Gennette was surrounded by a powerful group, a benefit of his predecessor’s Terry Lundgren’s hard work and the relationships he’s built in the African American and other minority communities. The retailer’s chief diversity officer William Hawthorne III, Esq. hosted the invitation-only affair in the Macy’s executive suite that attracted the most […]

Ebony Fashion Fair to auction wardrobe from legendary collection

Fans of the fashions featured in the historic Ebony Fashion Fair Show will have one last opportunity to own some of their favorite pieces from the collection as it will soon be placed on the auction block. The legendary institution will hold the third and final installment of its three-part auction series via Leslie Hindman Auctioneers […]

Black United Fund of Illinois honors 5 Chicago business leaders

Five Chicago business leaders were honored with Black United Fund of Illinois “Living Legends/Passing the Torch©” Award The Black United Fund of Illinois honored five extraordinary Chicago entrepreneurs at its 13th Annual “Living Legends/Passing the Torch©” Awards Benefit on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at The DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago. The evening’s activities included […]