[DC] Thurs. Sept. 20, 2012: Hank Shocklee Talks Tech At Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference

If you’re in the Washington, DC area don’t miss this very special session taking place at the Congressional Black Caucus 42nd Annual Legislative Conference this Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Rep. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson [D-GA] PRESENTS:
Beyond the Digital Divide: Capitalizing on the Technology Economy

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The Colour Of Beauty: The Unspoken Issue Of Racism In The Fashion Industry

Since Fashion Week just kicked of in NYC this week, here’s a stat for you to chew on. According to a 2008 survey about models in New York Fashion Week, the split was 6% black, 6% asian, 1% latina and 87% white. Models of color have terrible odds when it comes to landing jobs in the fashion industry and more and more people as asking why they are so unfairly underrepresented.

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