Black & African American

Unlock your potential and thrive in your career journey with resources, professional advice, and inspiring mentors who understand your unique experiences.

Discover endless opportunities and forge your path toward success, all while building a supportive network that champions diversity and inclusivity.

 

Bridging The Gap

Have you ever been pushed aside, doubted, underestimated, or faced prejudice in your career? Hear from Jalon Hall on how she’s overcome adversity, including her top takeaways for fostering inclusion.

Jalon Hall’s story is one of fierce resilience. Born a …

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Being Black in the Workplace

Join Dr. Des on the Young Black and Professional podcast as she takes a dive into some of her past experiences of microagressions and racism in the workplace. She’ll discuss how she navigated situations and give advice that she heard …

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What To Do When You Don’t Feel Qualified?

In this empowering episode of the Young Black and Professional podcast, our guest, Breanna Foreman, shares her career journey, offering invaluable advice on navigating the professional landscape, especially when faced with self-doubt.

Here’s a sneak peek into what you can …

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Passion vs. Career: How to Merge Them Together!

This week on the Young Black and Professional Podcast we have a former Recent Grad Boot Camp Student who is making big moves with her career and the areas that she’s currently passionate about! She currently works as Clinical Research …

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Delayed But Determined

College is supposed to be, as they say, the best four years of your life. Students get the chance to create new friendships, memories, and experiences. Some cruise through with minimal effort, while others find it a bit of a …

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Career Resources

The Miseducation of the Underrepresented Job Seeker

Jennifer Tardy’s free guide, downloadable below contains information to empower historically underrepresented job seekers on:

Tips & Insights to transform …

Career Advice Guide For Underrepresented Populations

This guide includes tips, time-saver exercises, and expert advice on how to be a top-notch candidate as a Black, Latinx, …

This episode of the Young Black and Professional Podcast features Attorney Jessica Tehlirian, a Personal Injury Trial Lawyer in Atlanta, …

Join this insightful Q&A session with your host Kimberly and Career Masterclass on how to make the best power moves …

African American Professional Associations

Compilation of links to the leading African American professional associations, many with career and job sites of their own, collected …

National Urban League Job Network

The Urban League Job Network is backed by the National Urban League and is dedicated to helping diverse students find …

Featured Mentors

Kimetha Dunn

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Miracle Ojoajogwu Agada

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  • Senior Product Designer Toptal
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Daniel Locko

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  • Co-founder & Country Head YUX Design
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Mbakaya K

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  • Product Growth Lead MarketForce360
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Nemi Banigo

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  • Senior Product Designer Adyen
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Arese Ng

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  • Senior Growth Associate Tix.africa
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Barney Abramson

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  • Creative Director Southwest Gas Corporation
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Ansbert Dodoo (MSc)

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  • Senior Product Designer Nomo Bank
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Aimua Ogboghodor

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  • Product Designer Canada Post
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Paul Otu

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  • Group Head, Design & User Experience Interswitch Group
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Featured Classes & LinkedIn Learning Courses

Understanding and Supporting LGBTQ+ Employees

Taught by Rhodes Perry
Have you ever felt there was an aspect of yourself that you needed to hide at work? Have you ever…

Succeeding as an LGBT Professional

Taught by Dorie Clark
View Dorie’s LinkedIn Newsletter Even in places where discrimination is illegal, there are still nuances and complexities involved in being…

Dealing with Microaggression as an Employee

Taught by Toni Howard Lowe
In this course, Toni Lowe, a sought-after speaker and senior HR leader specializing in diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging, teaches…

Discussing Racism with Dr. Christina Greer

Taught by Christina Greer
Dr. Christina Greer, renowned author, educator, and expert on American history, Black ethnics, and public policy, provides an engaging course…

Empowering BIPOC through Mentorship

Taught by Rhianna Rogers
This course aims to help BIPOC upskill in ways that empower them to move up the corporate ladder and succeed…

Nano Tips for Navigating Bias and Stereotypes as an Asian American Professional with Diana YK Chan

Taught by Diana YK Chan
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this course, Diana…

Making the Case for Diversity and Inclusion

Taught by Dereca Blackmon
While there have been significant strides forward in diversity and inclusion initiatives in recent years, many feel that progress is…

Awareness to Action: Level Up as a Change Agent in Your Organization

Taught by Janice Gassam Asare
Are you ready to level up as a change agent and leader? Do you want to make a positive impact…

Accessibility-First Design

Taught by David Luhr
Knowing the benefits of an accessibility-first approach enables you to build more useful, resilient, and inclusive products. In this course,…

Disability Readiness for Leaders and Managers

Taught by Tarena Shanaberger
As a manager, you play a key role in ensuring that everyone, including people with disabilities, can contribute fully to…

From Compliance to Culture: A Psychological Safety Framework for Inclusion

Taught by Bella Ikpasaja
Much progress has been made in recent years in making professional settings free from harassment, discrimination, bullying, and other forms…

Advanced Accessible PDFs

Taught by Chad Chelius
Accessible PDF files are files that can be read by a screen reader by users who are visually impaired. While…

Data-Driven DEI Decision-Making

Taught by Christie Lindor
As a leader in today’s business world, you’re faced with a variety of complex, critical tasks. One of the most…

Accessibility for Managers and Non-Designers

Taught by David Karlins
Creating accessible products requires an informed and sweeping mindset that thinks across the entire digital product workflow and lifecycle. In…

Fighting Gender Bias in the Workplace

Taught by Lori Nishiura Mackenzie
Combating gender bias in the workplace helps everyone, not just women, but how do you identify it, and what are…

Presentations

Improve your ability to communicate big ideas to clients, teams, and execs by honing your presentation skills! Gain access to…

Interviewing

Prepare to ace the interview! Dive into interview fundamentals, secrets to making a great first impression on employers, and how…

Cover Letters

When used correctly, a cover letter can be a valuable companion to your resume. This course will provide the samples…

Professional Writing & Organization

Take a deep dive into the unspoken do’s and don’ts of professional communication with coworkers, customers, managers, and more! Then,…

Requesting Time Off

Nervous about requesting time off from work? Not sure how to ask your manager? Get the essential information and templates…