Passing in reverse?

If you can see past Rachel Dolezal’s tanned skin, darkened and tightly curled hair and claims of black ancestry and acts of cultural and political appropriation, her status as an erstwhile African American might perhaps be taken as a measure ...

Express yourself

For almost 25 years, Artists for Humanity (AFH) has led the way in empowering and employing Boston teens (between the ages of 14 and 18) by offering a platform to express themselves via an intensive program of arts, creativity and ...

Empowering the next generation

Founded in 2003 by Denise Korn, Youth Design’s mission is “to empower talented urban youth to pursue higher education and a promising career by engaging the professional design community to mentor, educate, train and employ the next generation.”

Merging arenas

David Beckham. Russell Westbrook. Cristiano Ronaldo. What do they have in common? Not only are they all respected and talented athletes but all three have entered into the highly competitive world of fashion with their own clothing lines, endorsement deals ...

Sobering statistics on diversity

The latest diversity scorecard from The American Lawyer, published last May, showed that the already low numbers of African American partners at large law firms nationwide further decreased.

Lyndigo Spice

Lyndigo Spice’s line of products are full of flavor with a spicy attitude! Offering small batch, locally made, all-natural, preservative free chutneys, relishes, fruit spreads and spice rubs. All products are in low sugar, low in sodium, fat free, vegan ...

Defining company culture

Starting your own business can be both thrilling and terrifying. Most entrepreneurs are confident that they possess the skills and knowledge to provide their products or services. But when it comes to the business operation, many owners think, “It’s my ...

Charlotte Golar Richie: Champion for civil rights

Charlotte Golar Richie’s commitment to civil rights, fairness and equality is in her blood — her parents fought for these issues, she focused on them while serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and it was a strong part of ...

Boston's Inner City Entrepreneurs solve problems in urban landscape

Boston is on the forefront of the urban entrepreneur movement, joining other cities like New York, Chicago and Washington D.C. in backing a business environment that not only supports diversity but sees it as a necessity by directly linking businesses ...

Art Works - Boston's creative economy

Creative minds and concepts now boost a market that many believe already is, and will become more so, a driver of Boston’s evolving economy.

John Barros: City of Boston ‘Open for Business’

Chief Economic Development Officer seeks innovation, inclusion in city’s business community

Supplier Diversity – How to Market your business to public entity

Massport and Keolis executives talk about the importance of supplier diversity

Gary Morton: Boston Black MBA Association Chapter Chair builds leadership skills

The Boston chapter of the Black MBA Association advocates continuous learning and education attainment.

Beverley Johnson’s consulting firm builds bridges between developers and community.

Bevco Associates, Inc. works to stabilize neighborhoods through economic and physical revitalization.

Legal Advice about independent contractors for a small business owner

Both startups and established businesses can be seduced by the opportunity to hire independent contractors to avoid paying withholding taxes, health benefits, and unemployment benefits. But there are pitfalls to using them.