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Abortion Bans Threaten ‘Health, Independence and Economic Stability’ of Employees, Say CEOs

Ongoing abortion restrictions in states across the U.S. including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, and Missouri are resulting in businesses standing up for reproductive health care. Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed a “fetal heartbeat” bill in May that would effectively sentence women to life imprisonment and the death penalty if they chose to have…

Lack of Enforcement of Amazon's Policies Allow White Supremacists to Make Money: Report

Neo-Nazis are able to generate revenue, propagate their ideas and grow their movements because of the Amazon affiliate program’s “inadequately enforced policies,” according to a report released Friday. The report, authored by the Action Center on Race & the Economy and the Partnership for Working Families, finds that Confederate, anti-Black,…

Amazon Customers to CEO: 'Dump Trump'

Over 13,000 Amazon customers so far have signed an UltraViolet petitionasking Amazon to stop selling merchandise from Donald Trump’s brand. “Reject Trump’s sexism, racism, and xenophobia,” the petition reads. “Stop selling Trump products.” Amazon currently features numerous menswear items from the Donald J. Trump Collection. UltraViolet, which fights for women’s…

S.C. Senate Votes to Remove Flag, Awaits House

UPDATE: On Monday afternoon, the South Carolina voted 37-3 in favor of removing the flag. Now the state awaits the vote from the House. On Monday, South Carolina lawmakers began the debate regarding the Confederate flag and its place at the state’s Capitol South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called for…

Major Retailers Remove Confederate-Themed Products

Walmart (one of DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies) announced Monday night that it was pulling all Confederate-themed merchandise from its shelves, and by lunchtime Tuesday, the nation’s largest retailer was joined by Sears, eBay and Amazon in banning the Confederate flag and related products. The controversial symbol, which has it roots…