Tech

Read the email Expensify’s CEO sent to customers on MLK Day outlining the company’s plan to fight injustices with a ‘highly experimental’ crowdsourced campaign

Expensify will spend an extra $US3 million to fight systemic injustices in 2021. CEO David Barrett outlined a “highly experimental” plan to let volunteers and donors choose causes. Expensify will focus on climate change, homelessness, hunger, criminal justice, and youth issues. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Expensify plans […]
Read the email Expensify’s CEO sent to customers on MLK Day outlining the company’s plan to fight injustices with a ‘highly experimental’ crowdsourced campaign
Tech

Black staff at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are ‘underpaid, undervalued, and marginalised,’ a former employee said in a racial discrimination filing

A former Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) employee has filed a racial discrimination claim against the philanthropy initiative, owned by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan. Black staff at CZI are “underpaid, undervalued, denied growth opportunities, and marginalised,” the claim read. Former employee Ray Holgado said he was […]
Black staff at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are ‘underpaid, undervalued, and marginalised,’ a former employee said in a racial discrimination filing
News

Megan Rapinoe suspects white people were angry that she kneeled in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick because they saw it as ‘betraying their race’

In her new memoir – “One Life” – Megan Rapinoe details her rise to women’s soccer superstardom and social justice heroism. The US Women’s National Team icon kneeled in protest of racial inequality and police brutality in 2016, becoming one of the first white professional athletes to show solidarity with […]
Megan Rapinoe suspects white people were angry that she kneeled in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick because they saw it as ‘betraying their race’
News

Alysha Clark perfectly encapsulated the 2020 WNBA season while dedicating the Storm’s championship to ‘little Black girls and women across this country’

Seattle Storm forward Alysha Clark dedicated her team’s 2020 WNBA championship victory to “little Black girls and women across this country.” The league and its players had previously devoted their season to Breonna Taylor and other women who were victims of police brutality and racial injustice. Immediately following the Storm’s […]
Alysha Clark perfectly encapsulated the 2020 WNBA season while dedicating the Storm’s championship to ‘little Black girls and women across this country’
Lifestyle

22 beauty brands that are taking action against racial injustice

Beauty brands are taking action in the fight against racial injustice after the recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and others. Some companies, like Glossier and Colourpop, are donating thousands of dollars to justice organisations. Fenty Beauty opted to temporarily halt business on Tuesday to focus on […]
22 beauty brands that are taking action against racial injustice