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How 1 million black families were ripped from their farms

The shameful story of how 1 million black families have been ripped from their farms.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2019

Google promises to improve diversity at senior levels, commits $175 million for black businesses

Google on Wednesday pledged to spend $175 million to create more economic opportunities for black businesses and job-seekers, as said it would bolster the number of black employees and executives it hires......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 17th, 2020

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to Historically Black Colleges

The United Negro College Fund, Spelman College and Morehouse College will each receive $40 million Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife, Patty Quillin, are donating $120 million toward student scholarships a.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJun 17th, 2020

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife are donating $120 million to Black institutions and colleges

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Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 17th, 2020

United Way awards $600,000 to projects led by black entrepreneurs

The United Way of Greater Cincinnati is giving more than half a million dollars to projects led by black entrepreneurs. On Wednesday, the nonprofit announced its Champions of Change group has awarded $600,544 in Black Empowerment Works grants to 29 re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2020

Black Knight seeking to raise $436M in equity round

Jacksonville-based Black Knight Inc. (NYSE: BKI) will be selling 6.2 million shares of common stock in an offering that is expected to close on June 19. The company's stock price closed at $73.39 on Tuesday. That's just a bit shy of the company's all-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2020

Simmons College to launch $18M scholarship initiative

Simmons College of Kentucky is launching several initiatives including an $18 million scholarship effort to guarantee tuition funding for 300 students. On Monday, the private historically black college’s leadership and other community lea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2020

Why roughly 12 million low-income people eligible for a $1,200 stimulus check could miss out on the federal cash

Jeff Fusco/Stringer About 12 million people could miss out on a stimulus check, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The group includes a substantial number of Black and Latino peo.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 15th, 2020

Here"s why roughly 12 million low-income people eligible for a $1,200 stimulus check could miss out on the federal cash

Jeff Fusco/Stringer Around 12 million people could miss out on a stimulus check, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The group includes a substantial number of Black and Latino people. .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 15th, 2020

This Cohasset home, for $4.9M, has its own private island

A home on more than 11 acres on Cohasset’s Gulph River — complete with its own private island — is listed for sale for $4.895 million. The property at 70 Black Horse Lane in Cohasset includes 4.57 buildable, waterfront acres, with a private.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2020

Apple, YouTube unveil $100 million funds to support black causes amid U.S. protests

Apple Inc said on Thursday it will increase spending with black-owned suppliers as part of a $100 million racial equity and justice initiative, while Google-owned YouTube said it will spend $100 million to fund black artists......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 11th, 2020

YouTube is starting a $100 million fund for black creators, artists

Google parent Alphabet Inc.'s You.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2020

YouTube is starting a $100 million fund for Black creators, artists

Google parent Alphabet Inc.'s You.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2020

YouTube just pledged a $100 million fund to support Black creators on its platform while also vowing to tackle harassment (GOOG)

Reed Saxon/AP YouTube has announced a multi-year $100 million fund dedicated to "amplifying and developing" the voices of Black creators. Some of the money will be put into new YouTube Original programming, starting with a special fun.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 11th, 2020

Apple will increase spending with black-owned suppliers as part of $100 million racial justice effort

Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Thursday the iPhone maker will increase spending with black-owned partners in its supply chain and seek to increase minority representation among the firms it does business with......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 11th, 2020

PayPal pledges over $500 million to support minority-owned U.S. businesses

PayPal Holdings Inc said on Thursday it was pledging $530 million to support black and minority-owned businesses in the United States and foster diversity, amid worldwide protests over racial injustice......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 11th, 2020

Adidas pledges to hire more black and Latino staff

German sportswear brand Adidas has pledged to invest $20 million in the black community in the United States and make sure that at least 30% of all new U.S. jobs are filled with black and Latino people at its Adidas and Reebok brands......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2020

Adidas said it would invest $20 million to support Black communities after facing rising pressure from employees to address racism

Edward Berthelot/Getty Adidas said it would invest $20 million into Black communities over the next four years in the US, after reports said em.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 10th, 2020

Actor Tom Selleck"s former home in Hawaii on the market for $4.4M

A Honolulu home with panoramic ocean views once owned by actor Tom Selleck is back on the market for $4.4 million, and the buyer of the three-bedroom Black Point house and cottage will get a bonus — an original caricature of the original “Magnum,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2020

Wheeler"s PPB reforms include $12M, local policing options

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said Tuesday he'll commit $12 million to black and brown communities as part of "significant reforms to local policing" in the wake of widespread protests throughout the city. And as "systemic racism extends beyond po.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2020

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey To Donate $3M For Advancement Of Black And Brown Communities

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) CEO Jack Dorsey is giving $3 million to NFL player Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Cam read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 4th, 2020