The president has also ordered the Labor Department to set up a new hotline to investigate complaints about anti-racism training sessions that Trump has called “anti-American” and “blame-focused.”…
By Matt O'Brien, Alexandra Olson, Associated Press
Wells Fargo CEO Charles Scharf said that “there is a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from” in corporate America.
By Associated Press
Companies are struggling to recruit diverse volunteers in final U.S. tests of possible COVID-19 vaccines. New recruitment efforts are gearing up, with the help of trusted voices in hard-hit communities of color, such as Spanish-speaking “health promoters” and Black pastors.
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
As the Black Lives Matter movement strengthens nationwide, calls are increasing for equity in all sectors of American life -- including on Broadway. An all-star cast of Black theater artists has launched a new effort, Black Theatre United, that aims…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
By Associated Press
The European Union's top official is pledging to address the lack of racial diversity within EU institutions.
George Floyd's death and ensuing mass protests over police treatment of black Americans have sparked new calls to improve race relations within the U.S. military, as well. On Tuesday, the U.S. Air Force made history by confirming the first African…
George Floyd's death and the ensuing protests have reignited the American conversation on race. That includes inequities and discrimination in news reporting, where several recent incidents have highlighted the different experiences of black and white journalists. Judy Woodruff talks to…
By Berenice Bautista, Associated Press
Fresh from winning three Grammys, singer Lizzo visited Mexico City for a private concert, surprising her fans with acoustic versions of her hits and a toast with tequila.
Nina Shaw is an African American entertainment lawyer at the forefront of the industry’s MeToo movement. She grew up in Harlem and the Bronx against the backdrop of the civil rights era and now represents prominent artists including Laurence Fishburne…
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