Amazon.com, Inc. has asked federal regulators to block multiple shareholder proposals addressing criticism of the company's stances on curbing hate speech, diversity in hiring, workplace conditions and surveillance technologies.
By Associated Press
The plan, however, skirts the more politically sensitive issues that have roiled the nation and the Trump administration this year, such as the renaming of bases that honor Confederate leaders or removing Confederate statues.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Black leaders have encouraged the incoming president to select an African American to diversify what has so far been an all-white prospective Cabinet, while others are pushing him to appoint a woman to lead the Department of Defense for the…
By Steve Peoples, Robert Burns, Associated Press
Nasdaq is seeking U.S. authority to require more diversity in the board rooms of Nasdaq-listed companies.
By Michelle Chapman, Associated Press
By Alexandra Olson, Associated Press
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed the complaint Thursday in federal court in Washington, D.C., along with the National Urban League and the National Fair Housing Alliance.
In a year when racism has been front and center in Americans’ minds, how can we break out of our own orbits to understand the life experiences of other people -- especially those of other races? Author and journalist Christine…
By Matt O'Brien, Alexandra Olson, Associated Press
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 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 Lauren Neergaard, 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.
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