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Major Charities Pull Events From Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

“Our values and commitment to diversity are critical as we work to address the impact of cancer in every community,” American Cancer Society spokeswoman Miriam Falco said.

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson: Racism and Discrimination Cannot Be Tolerated

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson: Racism and Discrimination Cannot be Tolerated

Bernard J. Tyson sent an internal note to the people of Kaiser Permanente reaffirming the company's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Confederate Monuments’ Removal Was ‘Foolish,’ Says Trump

Confederate Monuments’ Removal Was ‘Foolish,’ Says Trump

The president called it “sad” that America’s history — the part engrained in a legacy of slavery and racism — was “being ripped apart.”

Protesters gather below a monument dedicated to Confederate Major John B. Castleman while demanding that it be removed from the public square in Louisville, Ky., August 14, 2017.

Time for All of The Confederate Statues to Come Down

The president can’t tell the difference between George Washington and Robert E. Lee. Here’s the difference.

KPMG CEO Lynne Doughtie: Standing United Behind Our Culture and Values

KPMG CEO Lynne Doughtie: Standing United Behind Our Culture and Values

In the wake of the events in Charlottesville, Va., KPMG U.S. Chairman and CEO Lynne Doughtie shared a message with the partners and employees of the firm.

Heather Heyer, Virginia Rally Victim’s Message ‘Magnified,’ Mother Tells Memorial

Virginia Rally Victim’s Message ‘Magnified,’ Mother Tells Memorial

“They tried to kill my child to shut her up. Well guess what? You just magnified her,” Heather Heyer’s mother told attendees.

Violence Prompts Congress to Discuss Militant Threats

Violence Prompts Congress to Discuss Militant Threats

The Charlottesville protests have prompted the decision to broaden the annual violent extremism hearing to include threats from domestic militants, according to a committee aide.

Trump Ends Business Councils

Trump Ends Business Councils

The president that prided himself on being a businessman rather than a politician could not keep his business councils together.

You Can Be Fired for Being a Neo-Nazi

You Can Be Fired for Being a Neo-Nazi

The First Amendment does not protect employees who engage in white supremacy activities, experts suggest.

Who’s Left on Trump’s Business Councils?

Who’s Left on Trump’s Business Councils?

Which CEOs have — and have not — responded to President Trump’s handling of Charlottesville?

Nazi, No Middle Ground for Human Rights at DiversityInc

No Middle Ground for Human Rights at DiversityInc

Trump’s statements yesterday drew a line that divides good from evil. There is no moral equivalence. You have a right to know where leadership stands.

More CEOs Condemn Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

More CEOs Condemn Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said that by not immediately rebuking white supremacists, President Trump “missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together.”

Alt-Right Leader Richard Spencer Wants to Use White College Students to Further His Movement

Alt-Right Leader Richard Spencer Wants to Use White College Students to Further His Movement

Spencer, an “academic racist” who said he doesn’t take President Trump’s statement against white supremacy seriously, is planning a college tour.

Following Charlottesville, Three CEOs Leave Trump Council

Following Charlottesville, Three CEOs Leave Trump Council

Executives are making quick decisions in a critical time for business leaders — but not all statements are equal.

Man Accused of Killing Charlottesville Protester Admired Nazi Death Camp, Classmate Says

Man Accused of Killing Charlottesville Counter-Protester Admired Nazi Death Camp, Classmate Says

Several students who attended high school with James Fields recalled him as an angry young man who spoke admiringly about the Nazis and Adolf Hitler.

Cities Ramp Up Removal of Confederate Statues

Cities Ramp Up Removal of Confederate Statues

As of April, at least 60 symbols of the Confederacy have been removed or renamed across the United States since 2015, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Tech Companies in Crosshairs on White Supremacy and Free Speech

Tech Companies in Crosshairs on White Supremacy and Free Speech

Internet companies have mostly tried to avoid being arbiters of what is acceptable speech.

A Message from A Black Girl Raised in Virginia to the Young White Nationalist: Get Your Mind Right

Word to the wise, this is what happens when weak minds go to waste.

Charlottesville, Corporate Leaders Must Take a Stand

Corporate Leaders Must Take a Stand

Charlottesville changes everything.

David Duke to Trump: 'Remember It Was White Americans Who Put You in the Presidency'

David Duke to Trump: ‘Remember It Was White Americans Who Put You in the Presidency’

President Trump’s statements on Charlottesville were designed not to rile his most loyal base — white supremacists.

Social Media Users Question KKK Supporter’s Dreadlocks

KKK Supporter Called Out for Wearing Dreadlocks

A photo of a Klan supporter at a rally wearing a hairstyle culturally associated with Black people goes viral.

Alt-Right Leads Torch-Bearing Protest of Pending Confederate Statue Removal

Alt-Right Leads Torch-Bearing Protest of Pending Confederate Statue Removal

“You're seeing a display of torches at night, which is reminiscent of the KKK," said Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer.