Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr GM President of North America Mark Reuss and Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing President and CEO Simon Nagata to Discuss Diversity DETROIT, MI – With more than 22 percent of the new vehicles purchased by ethnic consumers, economic parity has become more important than ever in the sustainability and growth of automotive suppliers, dealers and vendors. Economic parity redresses the relationship with the automotive industry and its consumers, and builds the business case for reciprocity with OEMs. The Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project, an initiative of the Citizenship Education Fund (CEF), proudly announces its lineup of speakers at the 14 Summit occurs Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the MGM Grand Detroit Meeting & Events Center, 1777 Third Street, Detroit, MI 48226.
Daniel Yellin (CNN) — Last month, the New York Times published an article in its Sunday Styles section with the headline “Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game, Too.” It focused on what it called the casual hookup culture at my school, the University of Pennsylvania, where I am a junior. It found that many students see relationships from a purely economic standpoint, subjecting partners to a cost-benefit analysis that ultimately puts sex above romance.
(Style Week Photos/Michael Edwards) by Rebecca NuttallCourier Staff WriterA pop-up fashion photo shoot in Downtown Pittsburgh last week marked the coming of Style Week Pittsburgh, a first of its kind event spanning five days in August. Like the event itself, the photo shoot, which took place at Downtown landmarks like Market Square and the PPG Place fountain, showcased some of the city’s uncelebrated beauty.
Alicia Boler-Davis (NNPA)—Alicia Boler-Davis was named by General Motors as senior vice president of global quality and global customer experience, the company announced Friday. Boler-Davis, who has held various engineering and manufacturing leadership positions for GM, managed the customer experience division nationally for the company before her recent appointment.
Willy T. Ribbs, the first Black driver in modern times to make the field at Indianapolis. (AP Photo) by Tim Lacy(NNPA)–In a recent…
Some of the biggest names who move fashion to the forefront, like Dior, get a D- on ethnic diversity. “I feel the Dior cast…
Jennifer Lopez is shown at the Verizon Wireless meet Jennifer Lopez Flyaway Contest in Santa Monica, Calif. Lopez is the newly appointed chief creative officer…
(BlackNews.com)–Wendy’s, the third largest fastfood restaurant chain in the world, is being heavily criticized for the way they administer their scholarship program.
TRIBUTE TO WOMEN—Honorees from left, sitting: Linda Lane, Debra Todd, Peggy Harris and Betsy Benson. Standing, from left: Candi Castleberry-Singleton, Cathy Raphael and Alka Patel. (Photos by J.L. Martello) Last year, more women received doctoral degrees than men and there were more women enrolled in college than men. Today, women-owned businesses are the fastest growing segment of the United States economy.
MARSHA JONES, CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER AT PNC At a press conference on May 23, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald joined community and corporate leaders to announce a new initiative to increase economic opportunities for minorities in Pittsburgh. The initiative will specifically target the African-American population, which exhibits the greatest disparities in employment and wealth in the Pittsburgh region.