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West Florissant, Mo. Explodes in Protest of Police Shooting, More Than 30 Arrests

West Florissant, Mo. Explodes in Protest of Police Shooting, More Than 30 Arrests

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American

The Target parking lot of the Buzz Westfall Shopping Center was filled with dozens and dozens of police vehicles and the area of West Florissant from Jennings to Ferguson was blocked off. Helicopters and tanks –as well as vehicles from a host of area departments – descended on West Florissant as looting and vandalism…

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Suppress Voting, Impeach Obama and Close HBCUs

Suppress Voting, Impeach Obama and Close HBCUs

By Peter Grear

Our campaign has sought to educate our communities to the point that they would organize and mobilize for a massive voter turnout for the November General Election and beyond. 

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Risky Situations Increase Women’s Anxiety, Hurt Their Performance Compared to Men

Risky Situations Increase Women’s Anxiety, Hurt Their Performance Compared to Men

Study author Susan R. Fisk

“On the surface, risky situations may not appear to be particularly disadvantageous to women, but these findings suggest otherwise,” 

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Voter Suppression: An Existential Threat to Democracy

Voter Suppression: An Existential Threat to Democracy

By Peter Grear

To properly understand where we are today, we must look to history, to Black Slavery.  Slavery has existed since the time of ancient civilizations and in its inception was based upon conquerors enslaving the conquered without regards to race.  

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Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Installed as International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Installed as International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Charlotte, NC (BlackPR.com)

Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a business executive, was installed as the 2014-2018 International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA)

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Nielsen Expands Communications Leadership Team with Key Media Relations Hire

Nielsen Expands Communications Leadership Team with Key Media Relations Hire

New York (BlackPR.com)

New York (BlackPR.com) -- Nielsen today announced that Andrew McCaskill has joined Nielsen as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications. He will report to Chief Communications Officer Laura Nelson.

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Voter Suppression: It’s Mobilization Time

Voter Suppression: It’s Mobilization Time

Written by Peter Grear

With this article we will start detailing the ingredients of a revisable action plan that needs comments and revisions as we move toward the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 General Election.  

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Voter Suppression: NC Black Republican Advisory Board

Voter Suppression: NC Black Republican Advisory Board

Written by Peter Grear

Educate, Organize and Mobilize: I confess that I’m amazed. The Republican National Committee and the Republican Party of North Carolina announced last week that they have launched theNorth Carolina Black Advisory Board (BRAB) 

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New Guide Keeps Diversity Conversations Authentic

Written by Featured Organization on 12 April 2013.

Chicago human resource executive and former chief diversity officer is now the author of a dynamic new diversity book, "Profitable Diversity: How Economic Inclusion Can Lead to Success." It highlights the P&L impact of responsive and proactive diversity practices and is now available everywhere books are sold. 


Bookcover and author, Anise D. Wiley-Little

Chicago, IL (March 21, 2013) -- Profitable Diversity: How Economic Inclusion Can Lead to Success by Anise D. Wiley-Little proves that corporate diversity is not only ethical, but a smart business move. Diversity is race and gender, but it is also so much more than that - and should be approached not as simply a number to be filled, but as a way to maximize success. Profitable Diversity, an easy-read guide for chief diversity officers, practitioners, and business leaders, will change the way the corporate world approaches diversity.

Profitable Diversity addresses companies owned by women, veterans, and those certified by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, giving special attention to the most overlooked aspects of diversity. This how-to guide uses real-life examples to make a compelling case: diversity is vital for maximum business potential. Profitable Diversityembraces the unconventional, reasoning that unconventional methods lead to unconventional degrees of success.

Busy professionals will benefit from Profitable Diversity's readability and concisely stated arguments. With the help of Profitable Diversity, increased and maximized diversity will lead to increased and maximized business opportunities and strategic partnerships. This practical guide offers original ideas on how to translate diversity into ever-growing success.


About the Author:
Anise D. Wiley-Little is a human resource, diversity and inclusion, work-life strategist, life coach, sought-after speaker and former chief diversity officer. She has spent more than 25 years in a Fortune 100 organization and serving the community. She has received numerous awards for her work, including the 2006 Most Influential African Americans Freedom Award for her contribution to racial justice and equality and the People's Voice 2006 Leadership. Wiley-Little has also been selected as one of Chicago's most influential in Who's Who in Black Chicago, and as YWCA's 2010 Women of Achievement in Business. She has been widely quoted or profiled in many publications including the Chicago Tribune, Workforce Management, Investor's Business Daily, PR Week and HR Magazine. She currently lives in north suburban Chicago.


About the Book:
Two Harbors Press
Softcover: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-938690-58-7
Hardcover: $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-938690-55-6
132 pages
Publication Date: March 13, 2013

For more details, visit www.ProfitableDiversity.com

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