Earl A. Pace, Jr.

BDPA Co-Founder, IT Hall of Famer, and Tech Industry Legend Earl A. Pace, Jr. passes away at 79

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE By Norman Mays, Kenneth Wilson, and Sharrarne Morton, BDPA National BDPA photo by Charlie Perkins LARGO, MD (BDPA) – Earl A. Pace, Jr.,  a computer programmer trainee at the Pennsylvania Railroad who went on to become an … Continue reading BDPA Co-Founder, IT Hall of Famer, and Tech Industry Legend Earl A. Pace, Jr. passes away at 79

A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2021

June 19, 1865 JUNE 18, 2021 • PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS On June 19, 1865 — nearly nine decades after our Nation’s founding, and more than 2 years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation — enslaved Americans in Galveston, Texas, finally received … Continue reading A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2021

Charter to Expand Distribution of Black News Channel and Offer Network to Video Subscribers Across All Markets

Charter Will Make the Network Available by early September to Subscribers of Spectrum TV Silver and Higher Video Tiers STAMFORD, Conn. – Charter Communications, Inc. today announced it plans to significantly expand distribution of Black News Channel (BNC), the nation’s only … Continue reading Charter to Expand Distribution of Black News Channel and Offer Network to Video Subscribers Across All Markets

U.S. Navy graduates its first Black female fighter pilot

NAS KINGSVILLE, TX — The U.S. Navy’s first Black female fighter pilot has earned her wings, according to the service. The Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA), Rear Admiral Robert D. Westendorff, USN, celebrated LTJG Swegle for her achievement writing: … Continue reading U.S. Navy graduates its first Black female fighter pilot

Tuskegee Airman receives promotion to Brigadier General

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Celebrating a 100th birthday is monumental in itself, but for retired Col. Charles E. McGee, shortly after this celebration he would reach yet another milestone in his successful career. On Feb. 4, he found himself in the … Continue reading Tuskegee Airman receives promotion to Brigadier General

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Implementing Diversity from the Top

LAS VEGAS, NV — Chief diversity officers (CDOs) from internationally-recognized brands in tech shared their best practices during CES® – the world’s largest and most influential tech event – for integrating diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives creating innovative cultures which … Continue reading Implementing Diversity from the Top

Larry Irving inducted into 2019 Internet Hall of Fame

SAN JOSE, COASTA RICA — The Internet Hall of Fame announced last week the names of eleven pioneers and visionaries who have made outstanding contributions to the Internet’s global growth, reach, and security. The new inductees were honored at a … Continue reading Larry Irving inducted into 2019 Internet Hall of Fame