Tag: Blacks

NAACP: Romney Shows 'Fundamental Misunderstanding' of Blacks' Needs

Does Mitt Romney really understand the needs of Black voters NAACP leaders say that his keynote address yesterday at the NAACP Annual Convention in Houston was “appreciated,” but it reveals the presidential candidate’s significant disconnect with the Black population and its needs. “While we are glad that Gov. Romney recognized…

Why All the Racist Comments on Black Actors in 'The Hunger Games'

Despite a record-breaking $155-million opening box-office weekend, hit movie “The Hunger Games” wasn’t a hit with all fans. The film’s release last weekend was followed by increasing numbers of negative tweets and comments among social-media users. The basis for the controversy Three important charactersRue (Amandla Stenberg), Thresh (Dayo Okeniyi) and…

COMCAST ANNOUNCES AGREEMENTS WITH FOUR NEW MINORITY-OWNED INDEPENDENT NETWORKS

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the world’s leading media, entertainment and communications companies, today announced it has selected four new minority-owned independent networks to be broadly distributed on Comcast Cable systems between April 2012 and January 2014. After a thorough evaluation of more than 100 proposals, Comcast selected four…

How to Increase the Number of Black CPAs

By Frank K. Ross, CPA Most of the accounting profession recognizes the importance of attracting more Blacks to the field and helping them pass the CPA exam. Few, unfortunately, have a good track record in getting results. In 2002 and 2010, Blacks hired by CPA firms accounted for only 3…