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Black Women Can't Bridge the Gender Gap Alone: raceAhead

16 hours ago   |   Fortune

About twelve years ago, my sister needed to be hospitalized, stat. I was there to help her check-in, a fraught exchange of questions and answers in a rapid-fire call and...
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The Cherokee Nation Starts the Process for a Congressional Delegation: raceAhead

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Hi everyone! Fortune commentary editor Tamara El-Waylly here, covering for Ellen for a few days. The Cherokee Nation is making preparations to send a congressional delegate to...
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The 2020 Census Is Still Problematic-Even Without the Citizenship Question: raceAhead

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Hi everyone! Fortune commentary editor Tamara El-Waylly here, covering for Ellen for a few days. As Census Bureau workers start to canvas the streets this month to verify home...
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The Latinx Community Needs Allies: raceAhead

6 days ago   |   Fortune

Here's your week in review, in haiku. 1. Not sure we need to make Greenland America Again. Trump's folly? 2. This week we welcomed the bond yield explainers and hyoid bone...
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The New York Times Launches the 1619 Project: raceAhead

8 days ago   |   Fortune

The New York Times Magazine has launched an extraordinary editorial project to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in the British colony of...
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Happy Birthday Hip-Hop: raceAhead

10 days ago   |   Fortune

As disco was turning and the Bronx was burning, hip-hop was being born on August 11, 1973. It began, of all things, as a “back to school jam” hosted by DJ Kool Herc , a...
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Equinox Owner Under Fire for Trump Funder: raceAhead

13 days ago   |   Fortune

Here's your week in review, in haiku. 1. Thinking of an alt- Mike: With a job, a life. Not lifeless in the sun . 2. One day, that orphaned baby will grow up and see how he was...
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Mississippi Raids Lead to 680 Arrests: raceAhead

14 days ago   |   Fortune

They were at the pinnacle of their appeal when nearly 30,000 plus members of the Ku Klux Klan paraded down Pennsylvania Avenue on this day in 1925. They were a spectacle of...
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History's Grim Duty: raceAhead

15 days ago   |   Fortune

One hundred years ago this week, writer Jelani Cobb reminds us , a seventeen-year-old black teen named Eugene Williams attempted to beat the Chicago heat by swimming in Lake...
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Missing Toni Morrison: raceAhead

16 days ago   |   Fortune

Toni Morrison, a giant of literature and a towering voice for black lives and identities, died today at 88. She was a novelist, essayist, and teacher; she was the first...
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8-year-old boy mauled by mountain lion while playing outside his home

8-year-old boy mauled by mountain lion while playing outside his home

A mountain lion left an 8-year-old boy with serious injuries when the beast attacked the child while he was playing outside his home in Colorado, officials said. The animal... Read more ...

Trump has repeatedly badgered the Fed to slash interest rates. But many...

Trump has repeatedly badgered the Fed to slash interest rates. But many economists think patience is warranted - and could save the economy in the end

Markets and investors are watching the Federal Reserve and Chair Jerome Powell for signs of upcoming rate cuts at this week's economic symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The... Read more ...

Major toy maker Hasbro to buy out ‘Peppa Pig' owner eOne for $4 billion

Major toy maker Hasbro to buy out ‘Peppa Pig' owner eOne for $4 billion

Top American toy maker Hasbro has announced a deal to acquire the owner of popular children's series “Peppa Pig” Entertainment One for approximately £3.3 billion . The share... Read more ...

How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday unveiled a $100 billion plan to expand access to mental health and addiction treatment that coincided with a campaign... Read more ...

China plans to slap retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion worth of US goods

China plans to slap retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion worth of US goods

Beijing has finally unveiled its response to Washington's latest tariffs, vowing to hike levies on $75 billion worth of US exports and resume 25 percent tariffs on American... Read more ...

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

There's more than 300,000 people who live in the town, but if you can prove it's all a hoax, you'll be $1.1 million richer. Read more ...

Yemeni govt troops force separatists out from southern city

Yemeni govt troops force separatists out from southern city

Yemeni security officials say forces loyal to the internationally recognized government have taken full control of a key southern city after overnight clashes with... Read more ...

2 arrested in fatal shooting on I-440

2 arrested in fatal shooting on I-440

Two men were arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of a Durham man last weekend in Raleigh, police said Friday. Read more ...

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Authorities discovered the couple's child so malnourished that, at 19 months old, she weighed just 10.8 pounds. Read more ...

Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top Pirates 7-1

Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top Pirates 7-1

Pirates: Now 8-30 since the All-Star break Read more ...