The biggest management consultancy has built a think tank focusing on Black economic mobility

McKinsey & Company is the world’s largest strategy and management consulting firm. Part of the “Big Three,” along with Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company, McKinsey has more than 27,000 employees around the world and consults with major corporations, nongovernmental organizations, and domestic and foreign governments. McKinsey is also a major source of economic, data-driven research. Because of how…

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Shirley Chisolm

These women in politics broke barriers and paved the way for Stacy Abrams, Kamala Harris and others

In the 2020s, there is no stopping Black women in politics. From the victory of Vice President Kamala Harris to the nomination of Georgia’s Stacy Abrams for the Nobel Peace Prize, we are in a moment of Black women’s excellence in government. Harris and Abrams are the political descendants of a long line of women who, despite their race and…

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Figure out which online learning platform is the best for your needs

Udemy, MasterClass, and Skillshare are just a few of the many online learning platforms that all sound very interesting, however, other than viewing an ad on social media, many of us are unfamiliar with the various options or where to start. Depending on specific interests, career aspirations, or learning goals, each platform offers something a little different. This list can…

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People with student debt have some relief until September 30

Since March, Americans carrying student loans received relief in the form of suspension of payments, collections, and interest on federal loans. Twice during 2020, that relief was extended through the end of January. One of the Biden administration’s first executive orders was to extend the suspensions through Sept. 30. Black college graduates owe an average of $25,000 more in student…

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