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Companies quiet on whether they will keep donating to GOP supporters of Georgia voting law

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Several major corporations in Georgia have criticized the state’s controversial new voting restrictions, signed into law last week by GOP Gov. Brian Kemp.  But some of those companies are keeping quiet on whether they will continue making donations to Kemp......

Director Jon M. Chu on Asian representation in Hollywood: ‘I think the doors are opening now’

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Perhaps best known for his work on 2018’s “Crazy Rich Asians,” Jon M. Chu has been working as a director in Hollywood since 2008. His films span multiple genres, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to action flicks and, most......

Feminist activists are eager to build on Kamala Harris’ ascent to vice president

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), running mate of Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden, attends a coronavirus briefing at a makeshift studio at the Hotel DuPont on August 13, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer | Getty Images......

Biden urges Congress to pass hate crime legislation in response to violence against Asian Americans

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Melissa Min (L) attends a vigil with her son James in solidarity with the Asian American community after increased attacks on the community since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic a year ago, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., March 17, 2021.......

Deb Haaland confirmed as first Native American Cabinet secretary

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Senate on Monday voted to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., as President Joe Biden‘s secretary of the Department of the Interior, making the second-term Democrat the first Native American Cabinet secretary in U.S. history. The vote was 51-40. Haaland,......

Black and Hispanic women aren’t sharing in the job market recovery

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman waits in line as food is distributed at the Ebenezer Seventh-day Adventist church on July 22, 2020 in Brooklyn, New York. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Friday’s employment report pointed to further signs of a recovery in the......

Chase doubles housing grant program as American banks reckon with low minority homeownership

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A ‘Sold’ sign stands outside of a home in Seattle, Washington. David Ryder | Bloomberg | Getty Images The early days of Guadalupe Mora’s search for a new home were exhausting. A health-care technician at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital, Mora slowly saved up more than $15,000 to move......

Senate confirms Alejandro Mayorkas as America’s first Latino Homeland Security chief

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Alejandro Mayorkas, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to be director of Homeland Security, speaks as President-elect Biden announces his national security nominees and appointees at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, November 24, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Reuters WASHINGTON –......

Biden to order DOJ to end private prison contracts as part of racial equity push

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden signs an exectutive order for transgender people to serve in military as he meets with new U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 25, 2021. Kevin Lemarque......

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