Author: Brian Good

Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg Confirmed as Secretary of Transportation in Historic First for LGBTQ Community

In another noteworthy milestone for the Biden Administration, former South Bend, Indiana Mayor and 2020 Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has been confirmed by the Senate as secretary of transportation. Buttigieg easily won the vote (86–13), becoming the first openly LGBTQ individual to ever be selected for a full-time position on…

Amanda Gorman

Inauguration Breakout Star Amanda Gorman Lands Super Bowl Appearance; IMG Models Contract

Things just keep getting better for inaugural poet and National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. After her star-making appearance at President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20th where she recited the poem “The Hill We Climb,” Gorman became one of the most talked-about people on the internet. And now, not…

Andrei Doroshin of Philly Fighting COVID

Philadelphia ‘Nonprofit’ Director Prioritizes Vaccinating Friends Against COVID-19, Even as the City Faces a Vaccine Shortage and High Death Rates for Black Residents

Philadelphia continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, facing a vaccine shortage and a high death rate for its Black residents. But that hasn’t deterred Andrei Doroshin, CEO of the mass vaccination clinic, Philly Fighting COVID (PFC) from prioritizing vaccinations for his friends. According to NBC Philadelphia reporters Rudy Chinchilla…

Columbia University

Columbia University Students Stage Tuition Strike

Angered over increased financial burdens, a move to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what they call a “flagrant disregard for initiatives democratically supported within the community,” more than 1,000 Columbia University students have gone on tuition strike, refusing to make required payments that were due to the…

diversity in healthcare

DiversityInc and the Center for Healthcare Innovation present ‘Building Diverse Boards and C-Suites in Healthcare’

DiversityInc and the Center for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) have partnered for an upcoming webinar titled “Building Diverse Boards and C-Suites in Healthcare” which is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 3 at noon EST/11 a.m. CST. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately impacting African Americans, followed by the rapidly shifting…

Rosalind “Roz” Brewer

Rosalind Brewer Named Walgreens CEO; Will Be the Only Black Woman Leading a Fortune 500 Company

Rosalind “Roz” Brewer has announced that she is leaving coffee giant Starbucks, where she served as chief operating officer to become the new CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance (a DiversityInc Noteworthy company). The move will make Brewer the only current Black female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, and only…