Tag: African American

Beyoncé Brings Black Pride to Coachella

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has carved a place in Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival history as the first Black woman to headline the event. The traditionally hipster/bohemian festival took a journey into Black America with Queen Bey at the helm. Throughout her two-hour show on Saturday, streamed live on YouTube from Indio, Calif.,…

Former Eli Lilly CFO Donates $1M to Support African American Youth Leadership Organization

The Center for Leadership Development (CLD) announced a generous gift of $1 million from Indianapolis-based philanthropists Derica Rice and Robin Nelson-Rice. For four decades, CLD has been transforming the lives of African American youth in the Indianapolis community by preparing them for academic and career success. Specializing in developing the…

Nielsen's 'On The Record With Cheryl Grace'

Cheryl Grace Nielsen (No. 41 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) recently released Young, Connected and Black: African American Millennials Are Driving Social Change and Leading Digital Advancement, the sixth report in Nielsen’s Diverse Intelligence Series focusing on the African-American consumer. Following the report’s release, Andrew McCaskill, Nielsen’s senior…