*This is part of a special Black Enterprise series on the New York City Mayor’s Primary. Black Enterprise will give the top candidates a chance to introduce themselves to our readers and share their agendas with our audience. Activism has been in Maya Wiley’s life as long as she’s been walking. The child of civil rights activists, Wiley has spent her professional … [Read more...] about Maya Wiley Wants To Make History And Change New York City At The Same Time
The pandemic has generated a plethora of fear or fearlessness in the minds of many, depending on who you ask. Paulla McCarthy is taking the high road to move forward. The single mother harnessed her fearlessness to become the first African American woman in New York State to own and operate a water bottling company. “Hello, everyone. I’m Paulla McCarthy and I’m the CEO of YOUTH … [Read more...] about First Black Woman in New York to Own a Spring Water Bottling Company Issues 3 Million Gallons of Water in 30 Days Challenge.
According to the National Brain Tumor Society, an estimated 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a primary brain tumor, and approximately 85,000 more will be diagnosed in 2021. Unfortunately, one of those individuals is Atlanta-based news anchor Jovita Moore. Channel 2 Action News reported that Moore has been delivering news and information to Atlanta families for 20 … [Read more...] about Supporters Pray For Jovita Moore, News Anchor Undergoes Surgery For Brain Tumor
Amazon is a leading online retailer known for getting items to buyers in a heartbeat with the click of a mouse. However, for many, that convenience can’t forgive accusations of discriminatory practices. The retial giant’s response: focus more on inclusion. Recode by Vox illuminates the backdrop of a mounting issue, sharing the story of a Black woman named Chanin … [Read more...] about Amazon Releases Extensive Action Plan After Racial Discrimination Claims
The following conversation was conducted over email and edited for flow and clarity. Brittany Edwards hails from Long Island and is forging her own path in Product Management. When she’s not working on innovation in finance and technology she is dedicating her time and energy to Incorp[Her]ated, a non-profit organization she co-founded. Incorp[Her]ated seeks to bridge the gap … [Read more...] about Pursuing Her Passions while Growing Her Professional Career: An Interview with Brittany Edwards