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July 9, 2020 | Anne Brady

The Music Industry: Standing Up For Racial Inequality

All industries are facing intense pressure to address racial inequality and the music industry is no exception. In addition to a $1M donation to Color of Change, The Recording Academy is also partnering with the civil rights nonprofit to roll...

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July 6, 2020 | Neha Sodhi

Women’s Voting Centennial Is An Opportunity To Acknowledge Intersectionality

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”  August 18, 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. As organizations and...

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July 1, 2020 | Sarah Weatherby

America: We Have A Racial Wealth Gap Problem

For centuries, Black and Brown people have been denied the opportunity to build generational wealth in America. The heritage of slavery and discriminatory government policies, such as “Black Codes” during Jim Crow, the New Deal, the GI Bill and “redlining”, are just...

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June 26, 2020 | Simone Singh

The Era Of Accountability

At the beginning of this year, 2020 was dubbed the start of a Decade of Action: a global effort dedicated towards achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.) In many ways, this year has been a catalyst of change, although not exactly in the...

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June 18, 2020 | Julia Cox

We Are All Connected

With the COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests, and the ongoing climate crisis there are many disruptions not only in today’s world, but also in the way we do business. Many are left wondering how all these crises can be happening simultaneously. The answer is that they are all connected and that we are all connected as...

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June 17, 2020 | Alex Davis

Tech Companies Struggle With Racial Biases In Facial Recognition

Amid a national reckoning over racial inequality, companies are increasingly moving to scrutinize bias in their products and practices. In the tech sector, leading companies are rethinking their relationships with law enforcement, particularly when it comes to facial recognition software. ...

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June 15, 2020 | Makayla Canfield

“Pull Up Or Shut Up”

In the last few weeks, a growing list of companies, across various industries, have responded to protests and the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Tony McDade, among many others. Corporate America has shared messages of...

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The #ShareTheMicNow Campaign Promotes Black Women’s Empowerment-image

June 12, 2020 | Anne Brady

The #ShareTheMicNow Campaign Promotes Black Women’s Empowerment

As the call to speak out against racism and bigotry intensifies, the need to listen intensifies as well. As we continue to understand the reality of our history, educating ourselves in present time is more vital than ever.  The #ShareTheMicNow campaign is a prime example, as it not only educated but also energized so many to...

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June 9, 2020 | Sarah Weatherby

10 Commitments For Advancing Racial Justice In A Corporate World

Over the past couple of weeks, America has undergone an identity crisis, questioning the very fabric of the Declaration of Independence. The death of George Floyd and others has sparked the reexamination of whether all men are truly created equal under the...

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June 8, 2020 | Simone Singh

How Can Companies Better Serve Communities Of Color?

This year has magnified the deeply held and long-standing divisions within society that perpetuate institutionalized inequalities among communities of color, especially Black communities.  These challenges are extensive, from the unjust killings of George Floyd, David McAtee, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless other deaths of unarmed Black Americans; to the disproportionate effects of COVID-19’s among minorities. America,...

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June 4, 2020 | Karina Garibay

Courageous Leaders for Black and Brown Communities

There is a growing public expectation for business leaders to take a stand on socio-cultural-political issues that impact society. In the United States today, we grapple not only with the coronavirus, but also with a racism pandemic, and both matters being particularly dangerous to...

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“With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All”-image

June 3, 2020 | JR Kerr

“With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All”

These last few days have been painfully hard on our communities and our country. Racist abuse, violence and murders are not new but these issues are immediate and impossible to ignore. It’s long past time for us all to do the...

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