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Norman Williams is CEO of Illinois Service Federal Savings and Loan on Chicago's South Side.

Black-owned banks are dying. Here's why it matters.

Jul 2, 2015
Spoiler alert: Racism still exists. And research shows it affects lending.
Posted In: race, bank, Chicago, racism

Why it's difficult for minorities to become cops

May 29, 2015
Stigma and previous encounters with police are among the obstacles.
Posted In: ethnicity, race, police, recruiting, minority

Starbucks CEO wants us to Learn Together, too

Apr 7, 2015
After a controversial race campaign, Howard Schultz expands his education initiative.
Posted In: starbucks, college, campaign, race
Apple CEO Tim Cook gestures on stage during an Apple special event on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

The risks of being an activist CEO

Mar 30, 2015
Apple's Tim Cook planted a flag on gay rights on Monday, raising the ire of some shareholders.
Posted In: CEOs, Indiana, gay rights, gun control, race
Pedestrians cross a street in front of a Starbucks.

Starbucks amends (but doesn't end) race initiative

Mar 23, 2015
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says the 'Race Together' initiative will continue.
Posted In: starbucks, coffee, race, ethnicity
 Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, right, and employee Darryl Adams at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

Intel commits $300 million to diversify tech ranks

Jan 7, 2015
Company CEO tackles a tech problem: Need for more women, minorities in workforce.
Posted In: Intel, diversity, pipeline, race

Wealth gap in U.S. widens among races

Dec 16, 2014
One big reason for the growing divide: The disparity in asset wealth.
Posted In: recession, race, wealth, pew research center, The Fed, Housing

'Black-ish' is a sitcom unafraid of big questions

Sep 23, 2014
We talk with Larry Wilmore and Kenya Barris, who based the new show on his life.
Posted In: television, abc, race

Portland's housing problem

Sep 12, 2014
Lizzie O’Leary talks with to Cameron Whitten, Community Advocate and Vivian Satterfield, Associate Director of OPAL in Portland, Oregon.
Posted In: Housing, Portland, race

Macy's settles up in profiling case

Aug 20, 2014
The department store will pay $650,000 and pledges to change its practices.
Posted In: profiling, Retail, Macy's, race

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