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Starbucks, Goldman Sachs, ACLU and Others Pledge to Tackle Racial Wealth Gap by Boosting Black Employment and Business Investments

Photo: Shutterstock Some of the biggest companies in America say they will put their considerable might behind a mission of closing the massive wealth gap between Black people and white people in this country. Advertisement According to analysis by Brookings Institute, the median wealth held by Black households in the U.S. is not even 15 […]

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Starbucks COO Roz Brewer Will Be the New CEO of Walgreens—and the Only Black Female CEO in the Fortune 500

Roz Brewer, Americas Group President & Chief Operating Officer, at the Starbucks Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Seattle, Wash. on March 21, 2018.Photo: Jason Redmond/AFP (Getty Images) The Fortune 500 will soon be gaining a new CEO—and it will be a Black woman. On Tuesday, Business Insider (BI) was among several outlets to report that […]

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