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Comcast Announces $100 Million Multiyear Plan to Advance Social Justice and Equality

By Brian L. Roberts
Press Release

Last Sunday, I wrote to you to express my outrage over the far too familiar and frequent acts of violence against the Black community, and to acknowledge the structural racism that fuels these injustices. I’ve spoken with many employees – as have our leaders across Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal and Sky – and we have begun to mobilize as a company. While we recognize we don’t have all the answers, we agree it’s time that we start putting our words into real, sustainable action. 

UPS Calls for Justice and Reform to Advance Equality

Press Release

June 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it is stepping up its actions in support of justice, reform and equality for Black Americans in response to the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others.

Yum! Brands Pledges $3 Million to Advance Equality and Social Justice

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Last Sunday, I shared our "Call for Unity" and committed that Yum! Brands will invest more time, talent and resources to be a greater force for positive change and equality — for restaurant employees and in the communities where we operate alongside our franchisees. Open and honest conversations across our company and with our franchisees are making it clear that we must now take action to help break down the systemic issues of inequality and racism. 

Voting Early Is Easier Than Ever — So MTV Is Making It a Holiday

MTV is teaming up with over 65 partners for Vote Early Day
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By Ella Ceron

Mark your calendar for November 3 — that’s the day most of the United States will turn up to vote. But there are other ways, and other days, to make your voice heard at the polls. Whether your state allows you to vote absentee, or if you simply want to show up to your local polling place a few days early, Saturday, October 24, is a great day to do it.

Comerica Bank and NAACP to Launch Financial Education Campaign Hosting Programs Throughout Detroit

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DETROIT, July 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Comerica Bank, the longest-serving bank in Michigan for 170 years, and the NAACP will launch a new financial education program beginning Wednesday, Aug. 7, providing Detroit residents with empowerment sessions focused on money management, checking and savings, budgeting, investing and credit management.

Law Day 2019: Celebrating Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society

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Taking place on May 1st each year, Law Day is a national day established by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1958 to mark the nation's commitment to the rule of law. Law Day provides an opportunity to understand how law and the legal process protect our liberty, strive to achieve justice, and contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share.

The 2019 Law Day theme is Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society. These cornerstones of democracy – in the United States and around the world – are the foundations for a free society.

Speaking Out on Policies That Count

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As the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, the NAACP has worked successfully with allies of all races who believe in and stand for the principles on which the organization was founded.

Carnival Corporation Named to NAACP Equity, Inclusion and Empowerment Index

World’s largest leisure travel company among 200 large U.S. companies selected for outstanding commitment to diversity; Based on racial equity and inclusion policies, company is also recognized as one of highest rated in travel and leisure sector
Press Release

MIAMI, July 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced its inclusion in the first-ever NAACP Equity, Inclusion and Empowerment Index, which assesses U.S. companies on their commitment to racial and ethnic equity in every aspect of their business and operations.

NAACP: Fighting to End Racism and Economic Inequality

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Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP.

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s premier civil rights organization. Our members, throughout the United States and the world, are the leading advocates for civil rights in their communities.

The Strike That Brought Hope to Memphis Sanitation Workers

Surviving Memphis sanitation workers recall their 1968 campaign for economic equality, and the final moments of Dr. King’s life
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“I remember when I was hired by the Memphis Department of Public Works on April 15, 1967,” recalls Rev. Cleophus Smith. “This particular morning, it was cold. I’m talkin’ about cold, cold. We didn’t have sufficient gloves, clothes, nor did we have water to drink on the job.”

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