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What Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ Has Meant to Women

When Amy Bailey, a communications strategist, read “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg, the year was 2013. The #MeToo movement hadn’t yet ballooned, spotlighting the abuses women can face in the […]




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The End of the All-Male, All-White Cockpit

Then the university called off its partnership with the flight school, making it difficult for Ms. Percy to get the pilot training she needed in time to graduate, so she […]




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Black Farmers Fear Foreclosure as Debt Relief Remains Frozen

The legal limbo has created new and unexpected financial strains for Black farmers, many of whom have been unable to make investments in their businesses given ongoing uncertainty about their […]




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Racial Turmoil Mars Signs of Progress at the U.S. Mint

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint celebrated a milestone this month when it announced the first shipment of a new batch of quarters bearing the image of the writer and […]




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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 […]







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Racial Bias Skewed Small-Business Relief Lending, Study Says

But Sergey Chernenko, an associate professor of finance at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, who was not involved in Dr. Howell’s research, said the new paper aligned with his […]




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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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Judges Halt Race and Gender Priority for Restaurant Relief Grants

The business owners who brought the suits are among the non-priority applicants that have been paid, the agency said in court filings. On June 1, the S.B.A. paid $187,753 to […]