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Celebrate Black History Month: For the Love of Baseball and Small-Town Life

Hugh Gorie’s passion keeps the mostly black Community All-Star Baseball League thriving in rural South Carolina
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The sounds of our national pastime resonate in rural South Carolina, thanks to one man’s lifelong love of the game.

On weekdays, you'll find Duke Energy security officer Hugh Gorie helping keep watch over Oconee Nuclear Station near Seneca, S.C. On weekends from April to September, you'll find him on baseball diamonds across his native South Carolina, keeping baseball alive in towns such as Newberry, Lancaster and Lexington. Here, the men play for the love of the game and for the fans who cheer them on -- when those fans aren’t tending to their grills for the postgame cookout.

Innovation Fueled by a Culture of Belonging and a Diverse Workforce at Johnson & Johnson

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For decades, Johnson & Jonson has been partnering with civic organizations to drive innovation that is fueled by a culture of belonging and a diverse workforce.

Today, Johnson & Jonson’s diversity & inclusion vision is for every person to use their unique experiences and backgrounds, together – to spark solutions that create a better, healthier world. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2SmYlWy

Celebrating the Agents of Change This Black History Month

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Each year during the month of February, Americans set aside a few weeks to focus their historical hindsight on the contributions that people of African descent have made to this country.

In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, America's Charities is celebrating the following agents of change who we are proud to call members:

Northern Trust Asset Management President Shundrawn Thomas Speaks at Black History Month Event

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Northern Trust Asset Management President Shundrawn Thomas joined the Deloitte Chicago Inclusion Council and the Chicago Chapter of Management Leadership to speak at a Black History Month Celebration. Shundrawn discussed the challenges and opportunities of driving D&I efforts.

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Celebrating Black History Month: Hazel O'Leary

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Every February, the United States commemorates African Americans who have overcome adversity throughout history and gone on to inspire others. Black History Month is about togetherness, and the people who have shown us that our differences and diversity are what ultimately make us a stronger and more compassionate country. This sentiment is close to us at NRG as we continue to celebrate inclusion and diversity as one of our Power Values. Our employees’ individual differences help fuel innovation and understanding so we can best serve each other and our customers.

I'm a Bank Exec Who Grew up in the South During Desegregation. Here Are 3 Lessons About Being Black in America That Have Guided My Life and Career Choices.

By Georgette "Gigi" Dixon
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As we embark on Black History Month and reflect on the achievements of African Americans, I want to share my own story and share three pieces of advice with the next generation of change makers.

My name is Georgette "Gigi" Dixon, and I've had the pleasure of working with a company for the last 25 years that I dearly admire, Wells Fargo. I am grateful to be a part of this organization, and for their commitment to the African American community and trust in my vision for community engagement and collaboration to support critical work in diverse communities.

Taking Flight Together, Celebrating Black History Month

By Oscar Munoz, CEO, United Airlines
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If you walk into the famed Museum of Science and Industry on Chicago's South Side, you'll pass scores of artifacts and tributes to our progress as human beings, our boundless ingenuity and endless curiosity, and — above all — our capacity to come together in pursuit of a better future.

National Urban League: Dedicated to Economic Empowerment

In recognition of Black History Month, Marc H. Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, reflects on the state of economic justice in the U.S.
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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 Marc H. Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League.

Hormel Foods Hosts Three Student Winners of its Annual MLK Essay Contest

Hormel Foods employees commemorate MLK Day and Black History Month with an essay competition for elementary and middle school students from across the country
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March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Three winners of the eighth annual Hormel Foods MLK essay contest visited the Hormel Foods corporate offices today to read their winning essays to company employees. The students – Patrick Brown from Little Rock, Ark., Blessyn Champ from Minneapolis, Minn., and Ben Kim from Atlanta, Ga. – claimed the top honors among hundreds of entries from 19 different schools this year. Their visit to the corporate office marks the second time the company has invited essay winners in for a reading.

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