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DiversityInc Chairman Luke Visconti to Testify in House Committee on Financial Services Hearing: Diversity in the Boardroom

The House Committee on Financial Services hearing entitled: “Diversity in the Boardroom: Examining Proposals to Increase the Diversity of America’s Boards,” Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 10 a.m. (Watch live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AUzBgSIpPM) Presented by Mr. Luke Visconti, Founder and Chairman of DiversityInc Good morning, Chairwoman Waters, Ranking Member McHenry and distinguished…

Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins Repeals Saggy Pants Ban

In the mid-2000s, cities in the South went on a spree criminalizing “saggy pants” and instituting bans. Ultraconservatives have made up the false narrative that the practice of “sagging” is linked to gangs. In February, Shreveport Police in Louisiana tried to stop Anthony Childs because of his saggy pants. As…

Homelessness to Higher Ed: Memphis Teen Tupac Mosley Receives $3M in Scholarship Offers, Finds a Home at TSU

President Glenda Glover presents Tupac Moseley with his full-ride scholarship letter. (Photo by Emmanuel Freeman, TSU Media Relations) When Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover traveled to her hometown of Memphis, she had one goal in mind: Bring back Tupac Mosley. Mosley had recently graduated valedictorian of his class at…