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How Black and Hispanic Millennials Are Looking Outside of 401k’s for Investing

“We almost went bankrupt,” he said. “We lost almost $350,000.” To date, Mr. Napoleon has been able to replenish only a fraction of the savings he poured into the business, […]




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How the Media Repeated ‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’ in Petito Case

“White victims tend to be portrayed as being in very safe environments, so it’s shocking that something like this could happen, whereas the Black and Latino victims are portrayed as […]




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‘Black Capitalism’ Promised a Better City for Everyone. What Happened?

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Panther Graphics printing plant sits along a row of red brick buildings and empty parking lots on the edge of a circular highway that separates this […]




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Where Diversity Still Disappoints

A push for boardroom diversity overlooks private companiesHeightened attention to boardroom diversity at public companies has changed the makeup of the upper ranks of corporate America. Well-financed private businesses, however, […]




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Facebook Apologizes After A.I. Puts ‘Primates’ Label on Video of Black Men

Facebook users who recently watched a video from a British tabloid featuring Black men saw an automated prompt from the social network that asked if they would like to “keep […]







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Workers, in Demand, Have a New Demand of Their Own: A Career Path

Mark Wray was working at the concession stand of a movie theater when the pandemic lockdowns hit last year. The movie theater shut down, and he lost his job.But instead […]




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How Facebook Failed to Stem Racist Abuse of England’s Soccer Players

In May 2019, Facebook asked the organizing bodies of English soccer to its London offices off Regent’s Park. On the agenda: what to do about the growing racist abuse on […]




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Nooses, Anger and No Answers: Inside the Uproar Over a Future Amazon Site

Representatives for Amazon and the other companies involved say they have done everything they can, delaying construction twice, adding security and cameras at the site and putting up $100,000 in […]




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Who Discriminates in Hiring? A New Study Can Tell.

Twenty years ago, Kalisha White performed an experiment. A Marquette University graduate who is Black, she suspected that her application for a job as executive team leader at a Target […]