Avis Jones-Deweever

There’s a big push to get more African-Americans into the tech world and the culmination is happening this weekend. The Black Data Processing Association will hold its annual Technology Conference and Job Fair August 10th through 13th in Atlanta, Georgia. The BDPA provides training for professionals and scholarships for students in an attempt to increase […]

According to the nonprofit research organization Catalyst, there are only 23 female CEOs among Fortune 500 companies. When Burns steps down, there will only be one woman of color among the group.

A 2016 prediction from the CDC estimated that 1 in 51 Georgians will contract HIV in their lifetime.

“Where are y’all? This is a moment where you have literally less than a year of a Black president in the White House. We’ve had two Black men appointed to the Supreme Court, the President has appointed a Hispanic woman and a White woman to the Supreme Court. Why won’t these organizations, all of you, publicly call on this President to appoint a Black woman? How hard is it to send a tweet?

A new poll released reveals both Blacks and Whites agree that African-Americans are treated differently by law enforcement.

The Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston that claimed the lives of nine African-Americans should force our nation to confront our views about the Confederacy,…

Former Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich came out against state attorney Marilyn Mosby and defended Baltimore police officers Monday night during his appearance on FOX News’ The…

Two brothers, Benjamin and Ryan Brown, were stopped for DWB (Driving While Black) in Colorado Springs, CO. Ryan, who was a passenger in the car,…

A new report from MetricMaps details a shocking statistic — in 16 states in the nation, there are more people locked up in correctional facilities than those…

Another disturbing video of police violence shows Detroit officers beating an African-American man during a traffic stop after he ran a red light on January 28.…

Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette took the time to mention the need for equal pay for women during her Oscar acceptance speech saying, “To every woman…

Actor/Comedian Chris Rock blasted Hollywood in a new scathing Hollywood Reporter article, calling the movie business a “White industry.” Excerpts from The Hollywood Reporter: “It’s a White…