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Businesses are quieter on social justice issues as support for Black Lives Matter dips

Jun 20, 2023
Although companies are more cautious about their initiatives, most U.S .workers support focus on diversity, equity and inclusion.
Minneapolis protestors in 2020, the day following the murder of George Floyd. Public support of Black Lives Matter has dipped significantly since 2020's racial justice protests.
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Historically Black school enrollment is rising, propelled by the Black Lives Matter movement

Jun 3, 2022
Many HBCUs were established in the years following the Civil War to educate Black people. Now, many are seeing an increase in applications.
Morgan State's freshman class nearly doubled last fall from the previous years. Above, students walk through the Baltimore campus in May.
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Pro athletes have a platform, and they're using it

Aug 27, 2020
By refusing to take to the court or field, players are trying to effect change. But how effective are they likely to be?
The court is empty after players strike game five between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic during the playoffs on Aug. 26.
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