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Hampton University names alumnus and retired three-star general Darrell Williams as new president

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent U.S. Army retired Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, a 1983 graduate of Hampton University, who earned the title of Mister Freshman, will serve as the institution’s next president. Williams was chosen from almost 300 applicants after the Board of Trustees created a presidential search committee in January 2021. After Dr. William Harvey, who served as president of the historically...

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Dr. Anekwe E. Onwuanyi Installed as President of the Association of Black Cardiologists

 Anekwe E. Onwuanyi, MD, FACC, was installed as the 19th President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) during the Spring 2022 Membership Meeting. He is the first board-certified, advanced heart failure specialist to hold the position in ABC's nearly 50-year history. Dr. Onwuanyi is Professor of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), Medical Director of the Heart Failure Program at Grady Memorial Hospital and Co-Chair...

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Divinely Ordered To Empower Communities: Meet Alice G. Thompson CEO, Black Family Development, Inc. 

By Donald James Prayer and unwavering faith in God, according to Alice G. Thompson, CEO of Black Family Development, Inc. (BFDI), are essential to her leadership role with Detroit-based BFDI. Established in 1978 by the Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers, the mission of BFDI is “To strengthen and enhance the lives of children, youth, and families through partnerships that support safe, nurturing, vibrant...

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Who’s Who In Black Profile: Ernest Greer

Ernest Greer, a St. Louis native, is a President of Greenberg Traurig, a firm of over 2,100 attorneys and 41 locations. Ernest is one of the highest ranking African-Americans in a global law firm. Ernest has served in several leadership roles within his law firm, including Vice President of the firm (2013-2015) and the Atlanta office's Managing Shareholder for nearly a decade. Throughout the course of his career...

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