Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Honors Corporate Leaders

Lawyers’ Committee Chief Counsel Jon Greenbaum, CNN Correspondent and Anchor Don Lemon (Emcee), DuPont Chair of the Board & CEO Ellen Kullman and DuPont VP and Assistant General Counsel Hinton J. Lucas Photo Credit: Linda Spillers

Washington, DC – The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law bestowed upon DuPont and its Chair & Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman its 2012 A. Leon Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award for exemplary corporate leadership in advancing diversity in the workplace and fostering economic opportunity. The gala black-tie dinner, themed “Together, we can accomplish what [...]

BET Television Executive Lea Walker Takes Career to New Heights Opening an Aerial Yoga and Pole Dance Studio

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North Hollywood, CA – As a busy television executive, Lea Walker knows the demands of a grueling career. A current Director of Production for Original Programming at BET, Walker can boast not only having worked on a roster of hit shows including “Sunday Best,” “Tiny & Toya,” and “American Gangster,” but also having interacted with [...]

NABJ Awards USC Annenberg’s Eric Burse Student Journalist of the Year


Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announces that Eric Burse, a student at the University of Southern California’s (USC) Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, is the 2012 Student Journalist of the Year. Burse will be honored this summer amongst other honorees at NABJ’s 37th Annual Convention and Career Fair, the [...]

Health Care Organization’s Inaugural Gala Honors Supporters Of Healthy Communities

Left to right: Michael G. Griffin; M. Cleland Powell III, Gordon R. Wadge; and Tracie H. Griffin

BronzeLens Film Festival Presents New Interactive Summit


The BronzeLens Interactive Summit will tackle new challenges and opportunities for Content Producers, the emergence of different devices – connected TVs, tablets and mobile phones, digital distribution strategies, social networking popularity and other growing trends. Given the rapid pace of innovation and shifting dynamics, the BronzeLens Interactive Summit will address the major digital trends that [...]

Helping HBCU’s Move Students To and Through College is the Focus of the UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Conference in Atlanta this Week

Speakers include educator, Dr. Belle S. Wheelan, civil rights leader, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, author, Jawanza Kunjufu, college president, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, and Meldon Hollis from the White House Initiative on HBCUs Atlanta, GA – This week, November 8 – 11, 2011, The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Institute for Capacity Building will host Partnerships [...]

Gulf Coast Task Force Releases Ecosystem Restoration Strategy For Public Review


Washington, DC – The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, chaired by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, today released for public review and feedback its comprehensive preliminary strategy for long term ecosystem restoration. The strategy, which will be presented to President Obama at the end of the public review period, represents an [...]

DOJ Files Suit To Block AT&T/T-Mobile Merger


By Brittany Danielson, CRN – The U.S. Justice Department has moved to block AT&T (NYSE:T)’s proposed $39 million acquisition of T-Mobile, with a civil antitrust lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. In a statement, the DOJ said that the merger would lead to reduced competition, increased prices, and lower quality products [...]

Celebrating Art and Living the Life at Guichard Gallery


By MG Media – Guichard Gallery has been the talk of Chicago as one of the premiere distributors for fine art and culture. The art house is celebrating six years in its present location on 35th & King Drive, and the good times have only just begun. The partnership between prominent attorney’s, Steven Mitchell and [...]

Gregory Lee Elected as 19th President of NABJ, Errin Haines Elected Vice President of Print, Cindy George Elected Parliamentarian


Philadelphia, PA – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) today announced that Gregory Lee, Jr. has been elected the 19th President of the organization. Lee, the Senior Assistant Sports Editor at The Boston Globe and the current NABJ Treasurer, won the election with 294 votes, 57% of the vote, defeating opponent Deirdre Childress of [...]

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