May 20, 2021

How “The Black Men in Law Network” is Inspiring And Supporting Black Men To Enter Law

Black men are severely underrepresented in the law profession, making up a mere 2% of the population of lawyers in the U.S. Systematic barriers, high tuition costs, and minimal support in the workplace are just a few reasons why Black Americans are less likely to go into law professions. The Black Men In Law Network […]

May 20, 2021

Emmanuel Acho on guiding the younger generation with “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy”

Emmanuel Acho wrote the book “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy” with a particular focus on having an impact by opening up a dialogue with young readers on systemic racism. The youngest generation, unfortunately, will experience some of the same bigotry as their parents and ancestors so it is important to have “the talk.” In […]

May 18, 2021

Meet Emmanuel, the Young Sierra Leonean that has invented a Solar Powered Car

When you think of electric cars, do you think of their benefits for people living with disabilities? Emmanuel Alieu Mansaray, a 24 year old Sierra Leonean student is one person that thinks as such. Describing the plight of people with disabilities, Emmanuel said “Often, people with disabilities encounter discrimination in public transport, others without their own […]

May 6, 2021

Meet the Founders of BLK + Bold, the Black-Owned Brand That’s Serving Coffee With a Side of Social Justice

BLK + Bold was always meant to be more than just another coffee brand. Childhood friends Pernell Cezar and Rod Johnson set an intention when they founded their company. The first Black-owned nationally distributed coffee brand would be known for its commitment to social justice, as well as its quality coffee.  “We are ultimately driven […]

April 21, 2021

How “Black Men in White Coats” is Inspiring Black Boys to Become Doctors

Dr. Dale Okorodudu, an African American doctor and founder of Black Men in White Coats is determined to make an impact on the world by helping develop future leaders in medicine. Okorodudu organizes youth summits with the aim of inspiring black children to pursue careers as doctors. “Some surprising data showed that the number of […]

April 6, 2021

Killer Mike, Andrew J. Young and Ryan Glover’s Greenwood banking platform raised nearly $40 million in Series A funding

Nicknamed “Black Wall Street”, the emerging fintech startup named after the early 20th-century African-American business district in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has raised approximately $40 million in Series A funding since its inception in October. According to a joint announcement released on Thursday. “The challenge of the racial prosperity gap can only be effectively addressed by a […]

April 2, 2021

Guiding Black Boys Towards Success

I would like to start The Black Male IMG by highlighting Black boys and mentorship. One of the best actions we can take in order to turn Black Boys into Men is guidance and mentorship. Creating productive environments for our youth and surrounding them with a variety of activities will not only enhance their perspectives […]

April 1, 2021

Welcome to The Black Male IMG

Image is everything. This is why i created “The Black Male IMG”. For too long, Black Men have been under-appreciated for their worth and now it’s time to show the world, what Black Men are made of. The Black Male IMG showcases the everyday impact Black Men are creating various industries, making a difference for […]

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