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FROM BLOOMBERG EQUALITY

NBA’s Steph Curry Sees Crypto Providing Access to Opportunity

NBA superstar Steph Curry, who recently entered into a partnership with the fast-growing digital-asset exchange FTX, said he wants to use cryptocurrencies as a socially conscious platform.

Business Schools: MBA Programs Need to Enroll More Black, Hispanic Students

But at some schools that have worked to increase diversity, the results are striking.

Wall Street Moving Slowly on Road to Recruit From Black Colleges

Big banks have made slow progress to recruit from Historically Black Colleges, despite putting up billions of dollars to support racial equity.

HBCUs: The Path to Prosperity

Bloomberg Equality is hosting its next virtual briefing – HBCUs: The Path to Prosperity – on September 15th to discuss funding and support.

Biden Tests Black Voters’ Loyalty as Election, Police Laws Stall

President Joe Biden faces growing discontent among Black voters over his administration’s lack of progress on voting rights and police reform, central issues for a key bloc that Democrats will need to turn out for the 2022 midterm elections.

U.S. Opens Civil Rights Probes Over Mask Rules in GOP States

The Education Department opened civil rights investigations in five Republican-led states asking whether bans on school mask mandates discriminate against students with disabilities at severe risk from contracting Covid-19.

Asset Income Is a Growing Source of Wealth — and of Geographic Inequality

Income inequality is often measured by wages alone. But looking at wealth generated from assets across the U.S. reveals immense geographic disparity.

How Target Got Cozy With the Cops, Turning Black Neighbors Into Suspects

For years, America's most upbeat retailer funded surveillance to make inner cities safe- for some. Now it's trying to convince people of color that it's changed

Pfizer FDA Approval More Likely to Sway Black, Hispanic Holdouts

Mistrust has plagued the U.S. vaccination campaign, particularly among certain minority groups

Struggling News Industry Steps Up Recruitment of Diverse Leaders

Houston and Dallas become latest papers to make historic moves. Editors of color face challenges beyond tight newsroom budgets.

IDK joins Harvard to teach students fundamental knowledge about the music business - and tuition is free

Musician IDK’s No Label Academy is tuition-free and aimed to empower the next generation of artists of color

Joia Johnson is the third Black director to join Regions Financial's board

Women Gain on S&P 500 Bank Boards as Regions Adds Black Director

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