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Closing Achievement Gaps for African American Young Men in San Francisco

San Francisco Achievers Voted as The Myers-Briggs Company’s 2022 Charity Partner SUNNYVALE, Calif. — African American students’ graduation rates hover 20 percentage points below their white counterparts. San Francisco Achievers is addressing that inequality for African American young men by providing scholarships and other support. And their work has gained them support from many Bay Area residents, foundations and companies, now including The Myers-Briggs Company….

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Black Tech Street Announces Community Partners and Issues Call for New Symbol of Tulsa

Black Tech Street

Tyrance Billingsley, II and impact and innovation company SecondMuse announced its first group of community supporters who are working with Black Tech Street to build a tech hub of Black entrepreneurs in what was once the wealthiest and most successful Black community in the United States before it was destroyed by government-backed racism and hate. Since Billingsley launched his vision for Black Tech…

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‘Flourishing Under Fire’ Event Highlights Professional Development and Skilling for Black Men

Flourishing Under Fire

Forum Will Explore Opportunity Growth at the Community, Corporate, and C-suite Levels; Speakers Will Include Black Leaders and Randstad Executives At a time when businesses and leaders are increasingly focused on promoting racial equity and diversity and inclusion, Randstad will bring together company executives and Black business leaders for its first ever “Flourishing Under Fire: The Future of Black Men”…

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OUTFRONT and Color Of Change Organization To Continue The Fight For Justice

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NEW YORK — OUTFRONT Media Inc. is proud to announce a partnership with Color Of Change, the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, to bring awareness of their mission to fight injustice towards people of color. The nonprofit organization, founded following Hurricane Katrina, is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. The organization has been successful in reversing the wrongdoing towards people…

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Asian Hall of Fame Seeks Severe Penalties for Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Hate Crime

CEO releases “Make Hate Crimes a Crime” call to action on social media LOS ANGELES, CA, March 25, 2021/PRNewswire/ — Anti-Asian violence and open acts of hate against Asians of all nationalities continue to escalate in America and worldwide. Asian Hall of Fame, a global recognition program that advances equity, excellence and equality seeks more severe penalties for hate crimes…

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Last Prisoner Project Calls on President Biden to Grant Clemency to Federal Cannabis Prisoners

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NEW YORK, March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Last Prisoner Project has launched ‘A Time To Heal,’ an advocacy campaign calling on President Biden to leverage his clemency power to commute the sentences of thousands of people unjustifiably incarcerated due to federal marijuana-related violations. The advocacy organization is also encouraging the President to issue grants to the tens of thousands more still struggling…

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GEORGIA RUN-OFF: THE PURGE

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Short Film Reveals 198,000 Voters Purged From the Rolls in Georgia ahead of Run-Off Investigative Report Released Today Reveals Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is No Hero Defending Democracy from Trump Narrated by Debra Messing Produced by George and Peggy DiCaprio, Thom Hartmann and Rosario Dawson Reported by Greg Palast, The Palast Fund FILM FOR CONSIDERATION: https://vimeo.com/496795601/6a60cb6766 Producers: George and Peggy DiCaprio, Thom Hartmann, Rosario Dawson Narrated by: Debra Messing Directed by: David Ambrose *Based on the investigative…

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Lincoln Financial Strengthens Racial Equity Commitment

Racial Equity

Company announces long-term sustained actions that will increase minority opportunities, align executive compensation with measurable diversity goals and further support the Black community Lincoln Financial Group shared its plan to amplify the company’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion and drive meaningful, measurable change. Designed to ensure long-term, sustained action that supports racial equity, the plan focuses on the company’s…

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EBONY Calls for Bans on Chokeholds

The following statement is an open letter from EBONY Foundation: To Our Elected Officials: Since the recent tragic deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, coupled with the tragic death of George Floyd and the recent tragic death of Rayshard Brooks, we have been witnessing the streets of America be ignited with literal and emotional flames of rage and anger from Americans of all walks of life…

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Exotics by Cedrick Creates Campaign to Combat Systemic Racism

Exotics by Cedrick, a trailblazing brand in luxury footwear and fashion, remains committed to the fight against racial inequality and injustice. The fashion company has started the campaign CHANGE 2020 to reflect its vigorous support to end systemic racism. “This time feels different,” says owner and top designer Cedrick McDonald, who firmly believes that change is imminent and that everyone should…

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