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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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Who's following up on corporate pledges of diversity?

May 24, 2021
A year after George Floyd's murder, companies have spent only a fraction of the money pledged toward racial equity.
Companies that make vague commitments to racial equity might not take concrete action to fulfill their pledges.
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Biden orders push agencies to reckon with their roles in systemic racism

Jan 27, 2021
Economic policies have long excluded entire communities. The Biden administration is putting special emphasis on reviewing housing policy.
Vice President Kamala Harris looks on as President Joe Biden signs executive orders related to his racial equity agenda.
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Are we missing the point about climate change?

Sep 24, 2020
Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine Wilkinson, co-editors of "All We Can Save," want us to think differently about climate change and how to solve it.
Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, left, and Katharine Wilkinson co-edited "All We Can Save," a collection of poems, essays and other works by their "binder full of climate women."
Photo courtesy of Eleanor Mayer