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DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson Leads CEO Roundtable on Addressing Racial Inequities in Business and Society

During a Jan. 19 virtual roundtable event, DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson moderated a panel of CEOs, discussing how to take action against racial inequalities with a specific focus on the business community in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Charlotte Corporate Community Roundtable featured TIAA CEO Roger Ferguson, Novant Health CEO Carl…

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Top Business Leaders Launch OneTen

A coalition of leading CEOs and organizations are coming together today to announce the formation of OneTen, an organization that will combine the power of these committed American companies to upskill, hire and promote one million Black Americans over the next 10 years into family-sustaining jobs with opportunities for advancement. In…

Customer Demands White Delivery Man; Supervisor Says OK

A Lowe’s store manager in Danville, Virginia, has been fired after pulling a delivery driver out of a job because he is Black. And now, at least two others have either been fired or resigned, according to The Associated Press. Marcus Bradley, who has been an employee at a Danville,…

Lowe's Muslim Publicity Gaffe Serves as Case Study of What Not to Do

The Florida Family Association (FFA), whose website states its mission as to “educate people on what they can do to defend, protect and promote traditional, biblical values,” mounted a campaign to convince corporate advertisers to stop advertising on TLC’s reality show “All-American Muslim.” Lowe’s and kayak.com were the only advertisersout…