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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…

Nike Releases Gender Equality Ad While All-Male Executives Stop Payments, Disallow Maternity Leave

Nike released its “Dream With Us” advertisement on Monday. It’s a video showing girls and women running toward their athletic goals and dreams, complete with inspirational music and questions like “Will you be the generation who ends gender inequality?” But the advertisement has attracted strong pushback after Olympic runner and…

Bait truck Englewood Charles McKenzie

Black Activist, Charles McKenzie, Exposes White Chicago Cops Allegedly Caught on Camera Using ‘Bait Truck’ Filled with Nike Shoes

On Aug. 2, a white bait truck was left partially-opened, appeared in the Englewood section of Chicago’s south side. It was parked near a basketball court where neighborhood residents were out in full force enjoying the hot, summer weather. An abandoned truck in a low-income neighborhood isn’t necessarily strange, but…

Nike Has a Problem with Hiring and Promoting Women and Minorities to Senior Levels

Nike Inc.’s HR Chief Monique Matheson informed employees on Wednesday that the company has failed in both promoting and hiring women and minorities to senior-level positions. But this is not surprising as Nike’s executive leadership team is predominantly white and male. Mark Parker, the company’s chairman, president and CEO since…