Eyes on Enterprise: Racism in Corporate America - Importance of Diversity
Examining entrepreneurship, business development, wealth creation, money management, and risk taking, across all races and ethnicities.
September 15th, 2014
Written by Jesse J Holland in Eyes On The Enterprise, Race Relations with 0 Comments
Voting is being emphasized in Ferguson, Missouri after the shooting death of Michael Brown by a member of a nearly all-white police department. Ferguson is nearly 70% black. Increased voting will be one of the ways to increase black representation in city government as well as law enforcement. Political participation is increasing on the national level for blacks and Hispanics. On the local level...
September 9th, 2014
Written by Ray Henry in Eyes On The Enterprise, Race Relations with 0 Comments
Blacks can play basketball, but they are not welcomed in the stand to view the game, a new revelation by another NBA team owner seems to indicate. The Atlanta Hawks officials agreed Monday to meet with civil rights leaders after one of its team owners disclosed that he wrote a racially charged email theorizing that black fans kept white fans away. The Rev. Markel Hutchins said he and others...
August 13th, 2014
Written by Michael Liedtke in Eyes On The Enterprise, Race Relations with 0 Comments
Blacks, Hispanics are underrepresented in Apple's workforce, which primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley's economic boom is largely excluding blacks, Hispanics, and women. A breakdown released Tuesday by Apple Inc. showed 54 percent of the company's technology jobs in the U.S. are filled by whites and another 23...
August 1st, 2014
Written by The Associated Press in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
Black male teachers are desperately needed in schools across America. Efforts, including at Winston-Salem State University, are being made to establish the next generation of black male teachers. The historically black college is collaborating with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Wells Fargo to host a program designed to increase, influence and prepare black male educators nationwide. The...
July 16th, 2014
Written by Will Weissert - Associated Press in Eyes On The Enterprise, Race Relations with 0 Comments
Minority voters were discriminated against deliberately in Texas as new electoral maps were drawn. The U.S. Justice Department told judges Monday that Texas lawmakers carefully crafted electoral maps marginalizing minority voters despite the state's exploding Hispanic population in a deliberate effort to racially discriminate and protect conservative incumbents. Attorneys for Texas countered that...