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FROM BLOOMBERG EQUALITY
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
Home Depot Punished Staff For BLM Activism Labor Board Alleges
Home Depot punished staff for BLM activism, according to a complaint issued by federal labor board prosecutors
Late Covid Loans Hurt Recovery in Chicago’s Minority Neighborhoods
Bloomberg is tracking the economic recovery in minority communities across the country
Black Americans are Leaving the Workforce
Driving Their Jobless Rates Down
Biden Picks Damian Williams as First Black U.S. Attorney for Manhattan
Damian Williams is the first Black Manhattan US Attorney
Schools Tap Stimulus Funds to Wipe Unpaid Fees for Low-Income Students
Thousands have had their balances cleared in recent weeks.
Post- Apartheid Inequality Sparks Frustration and Fury in South Africa
Declining welfare payments threaten further social unrest.