Cornell University

Bank of America and Cornell University Partner to Help Women Entrepreneurs with free online program

The Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell is a collaboration between Bank of America and Cornell University. This free online program provides a learning portal that offer women entrepreneurs with the knowledge and resources to create and build successful businesses. It has been successful for women, especially women of color, who aspire to be business owners and entrepreneurs. Women in the program earn a certificate in business from this Ivy League university.

At 88, Toni Morrison Personifies the Strength of Black Womanhood

With each masterful stroke of her pen, typewriter or (later) her computer keyboard, Legendary author, Toni Morrison keeps readers of her works and listeners of her words spellbound. “We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives,” she once said.

The American Dream Remains Deferred for Black Millennials

“As I entered my 30s, still navigating what achieving the dream would mean, I wondered what other Black millennials were feeling. I wanted to figure out what my generation of Black Americans thought about the promise of the American dream and how we can attain it,” said Reniqua Allen, the author of “It Was All a Dream.”

USC School of Architecture Launches Dean Curry’s New CreativeTalks Series

In an auditorium at the University of Southern California’s School of Architecture, students, faculty and the general public listened and participated in an interdisciplinary conversation between the School’s first black Dean, Milton S.F. Curry and his longtime colleague, Jason Stanley, a Yale University Professor of Philosophy and award-winning author, on Friday evening. “The motto is Citizen Architects,” Stanley, the Dean’s first guest speaker for the Dean’s CreativeTalks series, shared with the L.A. Sentinel. “Especially in Los Angeles, you need someone who’s thinking about the relationship of people to places and populations, I think USC Architecture very