Business groups nationwide complain about diversity training crackdown

The Washington, D.C. headquarters of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. (Image credit: Polina LVT/ The U.S. Chamber of Commerce led a nationwide coalition of trade associations and business groups in a letter opposing the Trump administration’s executive order on diversity and inclusion training. The order and subsequent implementation memos looks to purge diversity training in […]

Black business expo takes place April 9-11 at the Edison Mall in Fort Myers

The Edison Mall has partnered with existing Black-owned businesses inside and outside the mall to showcase them in the first of what organizers hope to become an annual Southwest Florida Black Expo. On Friday through Saturday, April 9-11, inside the mall’s concourse, almost 100 minority-owned local businesses will be on display. The event had been slated […]

Helping women succeed in business

A peek at the work of North Dakota Women’s Business Center.Written By: Andrew Weeks | 9:17 am, Mar. 24, 2021 The North Dakota Women’s Business Center helps women across the state with their business plans. Image: Courtesy of Deidre Hillman/N.D. Women’s Business Center Deidre Hillman has turned her career into one of helping other women succeed in business. Hillman, […]

How to take action against anti-Asian racism at work and in your personal life

People march during the “We Are Not Silent” rally against anti-Asian hate in response to recent anti-Asian crime in the Chinatown-International District of Seattle, Washington on March 13, 2021.Jason Redmond | AFP | Getty Images The fatal shootings of eight people in the Atlanta this week, including six Asian women, put into sharp focus calls to end […]

The Unfinished Business of Office Diversity Training – WSJ

For a number of weeks final June and July, Seyi Fabode’s cellphone rang off the hook. “I used to be continuously roped into calls with 20 different white founders because the ‘Black founder’ to speak about my expertise,” says Mr. Fabode, an entrepreneur in Austin, Texas, and co-founder of Varuna, which gives software program and […]