Notably, the Russian invasion of Ukraine was not mentioned during the opening to the lighthearted show, which featured a D.J., a second standup routine from Schumer, and a sketch from […]
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Corporate Board Diversity Increased in 2021. Some Ask What Took So Long.
People pushing for greater diversity on boards say companies need to expand their searches beyond current and former senior business executives, and emphasize skills over title.“If you look around, everyone […]
Sharing Hard-Won Money Lessons to Build Generational Wealth
Julien and Kiersten Saunders, creators of the blog Rich & Regular, go so far as to call “retirement” the “R word.” Gaining that independence is crucial now, they say, not […]
Can Progress on Diversity Be Union-Made?
Mr. Erlich is one of the authors of a book addressing the history of racial exclusion in the building trades. He notes that the original Boston Residents Jobs Policy in […]
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, […]
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 […]
Latinos, Long Dismissed in Hollywood, Push to Make Voices Heard
Tanya Saracho landed her first television writing job on the Lifetime soap “Devious Maids” in 2012. She was a diversity hire.It’s an official term for a practice meant to encourage […]
Racism Impoverishes the Whole Economy
Discrimination hurts just about everyone, not only its direct victims. New research shows that while the immediate targets of racism are unquestionably hurt the most, discrimination inflicts a staggering cost […]