Today's Date: April 12, 2021
Malcolm Gladwell, Ijeoma Oluo, Thomas Friedman, and Rana Foroohar to Headline National Workplace Summit, Presented by the Confer   •   University of Phoenix Hosting Educational Equity Webinar “Healing Racism Beyond the Dialogue: What is Racism?”   •   Expensify Releases First Season of New Podcast: Live Rich, Have Fun, Save the World   •   Trafficking Ends Here, Global Movement United to End Exploitation in this Generation   •   Suburban Propane Teams Up with Tanger Outlets and the Charleston RiverDogs to Provide Clothing Kits and Essentials to Lowcountry   •   United States Mint Announces First Two Honorees in American Women Quarters Program   •   Meet Mini Bloom, A Clean Baby Care Brand Rooted In Nature And Backed By Science   •   Ancestry® Launches New Impact Program to Foster More Connected, Resilient Communities   •   Corporate Reputations Improve During a Year of Crises according to The RepTrak Company   •   One Year Into the Pandemic, Groupon Study Shows People Are Ready for JODO (Joy of Doing the Ordinary)   •   GrandPad launches "Grand Rewards" for Mother's Day shopping to help families save money and stay connected   •   Actor Hill Harper Launches North America's first Black-owned DigitalWallet and financial-capacity building technology: The Blac   •   Major League Baseball and SiriusXM Expand Agreement; Games Now Available to SiriusXM's Streaming-Only Subscribers   •   CPSC and Maxtrade Warn Consumers to Stop Using Maxtrade Coolster Youth ATVs Due to Crash Hazard and Violation of Mandatory Safet   •   Khoros Appoints April Downing as Chief Financial Officer and Sejal Amin as Chief Technology Officer   •   HEINZ Partners With The LEE Initiative to Help Preserve Black-Owned Restaurants’ Cultural Legacy   •   CarMax and Dunkin’ are “Doin’ Donuts” for New 24-Hour Test Drive Experience   •   California State Parks and Hipcamp Announce First of Its Kind Open Data Integration   •   Reprise Commerce Lands DeMert Brands as Its First Direct US Client   •   Human Lab releases a new docudrama about the Chinese symbolic pharmaceutical entrepreneur Zhao Zhiquan
Bookmark and Share

NJ's Africana Inst. Hosts "Bridging The Gap"



NEWARK, NJ – The City of Newark’s African Commission and The Africana Institute of Essex County College are uniting to present the Third Annual “Bridging the Gap” Symposium at the Fourth Floor Multi-Purpose Room, at Essex County College, 303 University Avenue, on Saturday, November 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Speakers at the event will include Essex County Administrator Joyce Harley, who will discuss diversity in the government workplace, Essex County College Africana Institute Director Dr. Akil Kokayi Khalfani, and motivational speaker Del Rios.

The panel will discuss the potential ways to establish good educational, economic, spiritual, cultural, social, and political relationships between the people of African descent at home and abroad. The organizers will develop an “Action Plan” that is directed at improving the lives of people of African descent from Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean Islands and beyond.  


STORY TAGS: BLACK, AFRICAN AMERICAN, MINORITY, CIVIL RIGHTS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, , RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY

Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News