More than 140 of the country’s top racial justice leaders and allies have written an open letter calling on the largest asset managers to uphold their racial equity and justice commitments. Leaders representing Color of Change, Black to the Future Action Fund, NAACP, and People for the American Way detail in the open letter published in the Financial Times, that asset … [Read more...] about Racial Justice Leaders Write Open Letter Demanding Asset Managers Fulfill Racial Justice Commitments
In his State of The City address Monday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed a $24 million anti-poverty program that would give cash to thousands of residents. Garcetti’s Basic Income Guaranteed program would provide $1,000 a month to 2,000 Los Angeles families for a year. There would be no obligations or strings attached to how families can spend the money. The … [Read more...] about Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Proposes $24 Million Anti-Poverty Program
*This is part of a special Black Enterprise series on the New York City Mayor’s Primary. Black Enterprise will give the top candidates a chance to introduce themselves to our readers and share their agendas with our audience. Activism has been in Maya Wiley’s life as long as she’s been walking. The child of civil rights activists, Wiley has spent her professional … [Read more...] about Maya Wiley Wants To Make History And Change New York City At The Same Time
Black Panther Director Ryan Coogler said Friday he would shoot the movie’s sequel in Georgia as planned despite his opposition to the state’s voting restrictions bill that was passed last month. In a guest column for Deadline, Coogler said moving the film out of Georgia would negatively impact the lives of the people involved in making the film. I have come to … [Read more...] about Black Panther Director Ryan Coogler Won’t Boycott Georgia For Sequel
The pandemic has generated a plethora of fear or fearlessness in the minds of many, depending on who you ask. Paulla McCarthy is taking the high road to move forward. The single mother harnessed her fearlessness to become the first African American woman in New York State to own and operate a water bottling company. “Hello, everyone. I’m Paulla McCarthy and I’m the CEO of YOUTH … [Read more...] about First Black Woman in New York to Own a Spring Water Bottling Company Issues 3 Million Gallons of Water in 30 Days Challenge.