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21
Nov
2016

Black Women Voting Bloc, Political Rock

By gwen,

This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post. Now you have touched the women, you have struck a rock. Lessons abound in that battle cry of a multiracial band of women who locked arms against apartheid in 1956. Some 20,000-strong, they defied spouses, convention and the dangerous era, resisting and…

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18
Nov
2016

3 PR Lessons (For Better or Worse) from Donald Trump’s Campaign

By cedric,

If you’re like me, the best news about this election season is that it’s finally over. Donald Trump became the next president-elect in a race most news outlets believed heavily favored Hillary Clinton. And no matter how you felt about either candidate, data from the Pew Research Center proves this…

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18
Nov
2016

A Movement in the Face of Whitelash

By llenda,

"The work will be harder, but the work is the same."--Black Lives Matter Now that's a serious reality check. When we view Donald Trump's election through the long lens of history, we realize that we've been here before. Trump isn't even the first successful presidential candidate to be endorsed by…

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16
Nov
2016

#TipsIn20: 12 Tips to Surviving the Holidays: How NOT to be a Ho, Ho, Ho!

By admin,

In this month's #TipsIn20 webinar, managing director Shannon Mouton Gray offers smart and hilarious tips on how to survive your company's holiday party. Watch below to learn whether your little black dress is going to be appropriate and why you should NOT hover around the appetizer line. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkvJn1WiJwM[/embed]

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11
Nov
2016

Racism Trumps Everything

By gwen,

This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post. Latinos didn’t vote their interests. Blacks stayed home. Millennials failed to register. Too many progressives wasted their vote on third-party candidates. And the Obama coalition evaporated. Don’t take the bait for any of these flawed explanations about why Donald Trump scored his…

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03
Nov
2016

#SocialJusticeChat November 2 Recap: Brand Lessons Learned from Election Season

By cedric,

Missed our latest #SocialJusticeChat on Twitter? We've got you covered. Here’s a compilation of the tweets from our conversation about brands' involvement in the election season. We all agreed Skittles won the day, but other brands included in the conversation include Ben & Jerry's, AT&T, Chick-fil-A and Doritos. Top participants: @abrothanamedCed @StylishMarketer @Tinu…

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01
Nov
2016

#SocialJusticeChat: Brand Lessons Learned from Election Season

By cedric,

Join us for another #SocialJusticeChat on Wednesday, November 2 at 2pm ET! We’ll talk about which brands were the big winners and losers this election season, but here’s a sneak peek of the questions we’ll ask during the Twitter chat. Follow @McKPR for updates and reminders!

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01
Nov
2016

A DMV-Area List Black History Museums for You to Visit (While Waiting to Get In to the Newest One)

By shannon,

For those waiting to get into the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, don’t be discouraged. There are several—small and often overlooked—museums and historical sites throughout the DMV to feed your historical hunger. While none of these places has The National Mall as their address, they have…

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