“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” -Maya Angelou As I make my exit as the chair of the OBAP Board of Directors, this quote from Maya Angelou could not ring more true for me. As a little black girl growing up in the shadow of the…

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New York, New York - November 12, 2016: Protester carrying a "Black Lives Matter" sign while marching in a "Trump is not my President" rally in response to the 2016 Presidential Election of Donald Trump in New York City in 2016.

Today, we draw on the strength of our founders to harness our collective power, influence, and the voice of our membership to champion changes that will benefit our industry, our communities, and this nation.

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Members, As you are aware, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which initially started in Wuhan, China in December 2019, is currently spreading across the United States. We are also aware there have been questions regarding the status of our upcoming Spring Meeting and Networking Event, April 10, 2020. Based on conversations, we are continuing with…

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Iain Lanphier, the Scottsdale, Arizona 8th-grader who attended the State of the Union Address Tuesday night, got a standing ovation as Trump introduced him. Iain has already distinguished himself after attending the 2019 Phoenix Aerospace Career Education (ACE) program, sponsored by the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals. But he also comes from a distinguished line…

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