International & Multicultural Business Expo 2019

Get ready to grow, connect and take your business global!

International & Multicultural Business Expo 2019

By New American Chamber of Commerce Do you want to take your business to the next level and expand into the global community? If you are a savvy entrepreneur, your answer should be a resounding “YES!” and you should circle your calendar for June 19, 2019, to attend the expo of the year — the […]

Michelle Obama Sold 725,000 Copies of Her New Book… In One Day!

With unerring honesty and lively wit, Michelle describes her triumphs and disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it.

Michelle Obama Sold 725,000 Copies of Her New Book… In One Day!

By BlackBusiness.org  Crown Publishing Group has confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama sold more than 725,000 copies of her newest book Becoming in just one day. The sales figure includes hardcover, audio and e-books editions for the United States and Canada, but the book is available in 24 languages around the world – including Vietnamese, […]

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018

"We cannot talk about the Black women’s pay gap without talking about our country’s history of individual and systemic racism, which continues to play an explicit and implicit role in maintaining these barriers" - Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018

By Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, New York City Council Majority Leader   Historic and contemporary disinvestment in the lives and needs of Black women has led to an abhorrent wage gap in New York of 66 cents to their white, male counterpart’s one dollar. August 7, 2018 marks the eight months and one week […]

This Day in Workers’ History

The 211th birthday of Ira Aldridge, an African-American Shakespearean actor who denounced slavery and supported abolitionism through theater.

This Day in Workers’ History

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today)  – Today, 24 July 2018, commemorates the 211th birthday of Ira Aldridge, an African-American Shakespearean actor who denounced slavery and supported abolitionism through theater. Aldridge, who was born in the early 1800s to free blacks in New York City began his career as an actor with the African Grove Company, one of […]