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Fortune 500 List 2021 Includes Record Number of Black Women and Female CEOs

When Fortune magazine announced its annual Fortune 500 list ranking the 500 largest United States corporations by total revenue last week, there were a couple of notable and historic inclusions. The list contained more female CEOs — particularly Black female CEOs — than ever before. Taylor Dunn of ABC News…

CVS Health Commits $50 Million to Combat Tobacco Use

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today announced Be The First, a five-year $50 million initiative to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation. Through this initiative, which is funded through CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation, the company is extending its commitment to help…

CVS Health Reopens Stores Damaged in Baltimore Riots

CVS Health (one of DiversityInc’s 2015 Top 25 Noteworthy Companies) reopened its two pharmacies damaged in the Baltimore riots last April. The stores, which were closed for 10 months, opened about a week apart from each other, with the first reopening on Feb. 28 and the second not far behind…

Black Churches Torched in Possible Hate Crimes

Following white supremacist Dylann Roof’s racially motivated murders of nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, authorities are now investigating what could possibly be a series of arson-related hate crimes. Six predominately Black churches have recently been damaged or destroyed entirely by fire, and there is reason to believe that at…

Obama: 'The Shadow of Crisis Has Passed'

By Julissa Catalan In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Obama optimistically praised the nation for its uphill climb during his Presidency and proclaimed that our country: is creating more jobs; has the best economy since 1999; has an unemployment rate that is the lowest its…

CVS Announces a Health-Conscious Rebranding

By Julissa Catalan CVS made a big announcement on Wednesday, changing its corporate name from CVS Caremark to CVS Health. The rebranding—a strategic move to transition from pharmacy retailer to a more health-conscious provider—includes multiple changes that promote wellness within the company and to its consumers. Along with the name…