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Why Jay-Z Told David Letterman Some Good Has Come from the Trump Presidency

Duo tackles effect of administration in an episode of Letterman's Netflix series.

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Hip-hop icon and businessman Jay-Z sat down with former late night host David Letterman where he referred to the presidency as "actually a great thing."

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White Candidate for State House: ‘I’m a Member of the African American Community’

"I've eaten at many a fish fry held by my 'brothers' and 'sisters,' 'aunts' and 'uncles' in that community," Shipman said in his defense. "I was born a poor Black child," said Steve Martin in "The Jerk."

A Democrat hailing from North Carolina hoping to join the state House claims that he is a part of the African American community.

"I'm a member of the African American community," said Gary Shipman on Sunday. "I've been where you are. I've been in your communities."

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Mastercard Announces Initial Contribution to $500 Million Inclusive Growth Fund

The new fund will help people and businesses prosper in the digital economy.

Mastercard reported its initial $100 million contribution to the Center for Inclusive Growth Fund, part of a $500 million commitment to support initiatives that focus on long-term economic growth for everyone. The company first announced these plans during its fourth-quarter 2017 earnings as an extension of an ongoing commitment to do well and do good.

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Dope Whisperer Trump's Executive Order on 'Welfare' Is Another Dog-Whistle to Racists

How the master of fantasy facts' latest executive order perpetuates racist (and false) stereotypes about government-assistance recipients.

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President Donald Trump quietly signed an executive order on Tuesday designed to make changes to public assistance programs in the United States. Per the president's outline, low-income Americans receiving assistance when it comes to food, housing and medical benefits must enter the workforce or potentially lose their benefits.

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Accenture Publishes 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report

Company's achievements include surpassing 2020 carbon target and advancing Skills to Succeed initiative.

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Accenture (No. 14 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) has released its 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report, which details the company's goals and progress toward helping improve the way the world works and lives.

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Calling All Girls: Science Needs You

Abbott's women leaders urge students to envision themselves as scientists and engineers.

Here's a pitch for girls everywhere: Want to create life-changing tech? Set your sights on Abbott (No. 10 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list).

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James Savina Named General Counsel For Wyndham Destinations

Wyndham Destinations will be created as one of two independent, publicly traded companies established upon the planned separation of Wyndham Worldwide.

Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world's largest vacation ownership company and member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies has named James "Jim" Savina as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Wyndham Destinations. Wyndham Destinations is the vacation ownership, exchange and rental business that will be created as one of two independent, publicly traded companies to be established upon the planned separation of Wyndham Worldwide.

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Toyota: Finalists Announced in National Public Service Announcement Challenge

The Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge on changing the driving behavior of teens drew more than 1,300 entries.

A short video message from teens to their peers to encourage safe driving habits might be all that is needed to avoid dangerous driving situations. That is the premise behind the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, which drew more than 1,300 entries from students across the country.

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U.S. Workers Report 'Innovation Disconnect' Between Executive and Junior-Level Staff: EY Survey

Junior-level employees do not feel as empowered as senior executives to be innovative in their work

A new external survey released by EY (No. 1 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) reveals a growing chasm between how senior-level and junior-level employees view their ability to be innovative at the organization in which they work, with only 54 percent of entry-level people saying that new ideas are celebrated internally, compared with 91 percent of senior executives. Interestingly, the disparity was most prevalent by organizational level as opposed to age or generational breakdown.

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Kaiser Permanente Outpaces Nation in Reducing Deaths From Heart Disease, Stroke

New research highlights success of comprehensive health care and prevention strategies.

Death rates from heart disease and stroke in adults under age 65 are lower and dropping faster for Kaiser Permanente (No.2 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) members in Northern California than in the rest of the United States, according to new research published in the American Journal of Medicine.

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