Raphael Bostic said reparations should be considered and the program in Illinois is "quite interesting ... others should be thinking about it."
Evanston, Illinois' city council will spend the first $400,000 on housing and mortgage assistance for Black residents.
Former NFL Pro Bowler Adewale Ogunleye is working to help young professional athletes improve their financial literacy.
A recent study by McKinsey found that Hollywood could boost annual revenue by $10 billion if racial biases in the industry are addressed.
NJ Sen. Cory Booker called out the NCAA for profiting off of - while not paying - student athletes during an appearance on HBO's Real Sports Podcast.
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 […]
In her new memoir – “One Life” – Megan Rapinoe details her rise to women’s soccer superstardom and social justice heroism. In 2016, the US Women’s National Team icon kneeled in protest of racial inequality and police brutality becoming one of the first white professional athletes to show solidarity with […]
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 […]
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 […]
Shonda Rhimes told The Hollywood Reporter she decided to leave ABC after an executive asked her, “Don’t you have enough?” after she asked for an extra ticket to Disneyland. Rhimes left ABC in 2018 and went on to ink a $US150 million TV deal with Netflix, one of the biggest […]
Joe Biden’s campaign released a new ad Wednesday featuring Bridgett Floyd, the sister of George Floyd, where she calls the Democratic presidential nominee “the change that we need.” In the ad, Bridgett Floyd appealed to people to let their voices be heard through the voting process. The death of George […]
Ray Dalio, the billionaire founder of the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, is donating $US50 million to New York-Presbyterian Hospital to fund a centre dedicated to health equity and justice. The grant, which is from Dalio Philanthropies, will go toward founding the Dalio Centre for Health Justice. One of the centre’s […]
Portland cook August Winningham has launched a hot sauce named after Portland mayor and police commissioner Ted Wheeler. Tear Gas Ted’s Hot Sauce is available for free – but customers have to donate to a social justice nonprofit first. Wheeler has faced criticism for failing to curb heavy-handed policing in […]
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 […]
Nurses of Filipino descent comprise just 4% of the US workforce, but nearly a third of registered nurse deaths due to COVID-19, according to a new report from the National Nurses United union. NNU estimates that 1,718 healthcare workers have died due to the disease and related complications, including 213 […]
A new bill introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, and Rep. Maxine Waters would require the Federal Reserve to target and eliminate racial inequality in the US economy. The “Federal Reserve Racial and Economic Equity Act” aims to combat disparities across racial and ethnic groups in “employment, income, […]
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 […]