Business & Finance

Men and Women: A Different Outlook on Work and Cancer

The challenges surrounding life with cancer, particularly in the workplace, are complex, and new findings show that male and female experiences can differ. In a recent survey commissioned by Cancer and Careers and conducted by Harris Poll, more women than men say they need to work for financial reasons and employed women were more likely…

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API President Touts Economic Opportunities for Blacks in the Oil Industry

By Freddie Allen, Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire Jack Gerard, the president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, said that there are incredible career and business opportunities in the petrochemical industry and he’s committed to increasing awareness about those prospects in the Black and Hispanic communities. API is a national trade association that represents all facets…

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BLACK ENTERPRISE Announces The 50 Best Companies For Diversity

BLACK ENTERPRISE, in collaboration with The Executive Leadership Council, the leading organization of black senior managers, has released its annual listing of the 50 Best Companies for Diversity as featured in the publication’s November/December 2017 issue. These 50 companies recognize the value of the link between diversity and engagement, which is driven by corporate leadership at the highest level.…

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Black Economic Forecast for 2018: Fight Back With the Dollar and the Vote

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Galvanizing people to spend money with Black-owned businesses, make deposits in Black-owned banks and voting for a mid-term election result that would cause Black Caucus members and Democrats to chair U. S. House and Senate Committees are the necessary keys to maximize Black economic growth this year, according to…

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Essence Magazine, Once Again, Black-Owned after Purchase by Sundial Brands Founder Richelieu Dennis

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor In a deal that reestablishes Essence magazine as a totally, Black and independently-owned entity, Sundial Brands founder Richelieu Dennis recently announced the purchase of Essence Communications from Time Inc. The Essence Communications deal also comes a week after Dennis was knighted in his native Liberia by President Ellen…

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