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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.

STEM Program Helps African-American Males Excel, Go to College

The Long Beach Math Collaborative has been SCE’s community partner since 2011
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Life was all about sports for young Torieaun Hilbert — that is, until he met Doris Robinson.  

For Hilbert, a sophomore majoring in criminology and a football player at the University of La Verne, academics was not a priority when he started high school with a 2.2 GPA.

“I grew up in foster care,” he said. “I didn't have anyone who could explain to me how important education actually is.” 

Difference Is Beautiful: Where We Came From Leads Us to Where We’re Going

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“I didn’t know Bloomberg wrote about that.”

I often hear this response when I tell people what I cover as a reporter on Bloomberg News’ diversity and management team. This beat looks at the intersection of race, class and gender in the workplace – one that has become increasingly relevant in our political and social climate.

Booz Allen Committed to Hiring and Fostering an Inclusive Workplace for All “Dreamers, Drivers and Doers”

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Booz Allen Hamilton Senior Vice President Rob Silverman and Cheryl Wade, the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Lead, joined Anthony Ray on the HBCU Nation Radio Show to discuss the firm’s commitment to diverse hiring practices and its involvement with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

In Celebration of Black History Month, JetBlue Hosted a Special “Sports Talk” Panel Featuring HR and Diversity Professionals from Major Sports Industry Organizations

Panelists Discussed Efforts to Better Reflect Diversity & Inclusion in their Front Offices and Leadership Suites
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February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/  - In celebration of Black History Month, JetBlue invited Human Resources and Diversity professionals from major sports industry organizations and teams to participate in the airline’s recurring speaker series: Lift Every Voice (LEV).  

MGM Resorts International Celebrates Black History Month

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Four community powerhouses gathered on-stage in Las Vegas this week to celebrate Black History Month with hundreds MGM Resorts employees.

National Geographic Authors Uncover, Explore and Commemorate African American History

Authors, Ann Bausum and Michael H. Cottman, Discuss African Americans’ Impact on the U.S. and Beyond
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In continued celebration of Black History Month, National Geographic recently released books by authors, Ann Bausum and Michael H. Cottman, who have each devoted their careers to discovery, research, exploration and impact.

Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates “Black Women Behind the Scenes” in New Video Series

By Keesha Boyd Executive Director of Multicultural Services at Comcast
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Growing up in the 80s and 90s, there were just a few shows and films whose lead characters reflected who I was and who I aspired to be. The quirky yet relatable coming of age stories of A Different World’s Denise Huxtable, played by Lisa Bonet, offered a fresh perspective that television had not seen before. The ratings soared, and the show was a hit. But even more importantly, I saw myself and my potential in Denise’s stories -- in the depiction of her black college life, in the clothing she wore, and in her cultural background.

Black History Month: Lisa Egbuonu-Davis and Tanisha M. Sullivan are Building Legacies

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Lisa Egbuonu-Davis: Supporting Gifted Students from Underrepresented Minorities and Socioeconomic Disadvantaged Groups

For Lisa, advocating for gifted students from disadvantaged backgrounds (from underrepresented minorities and/or low-income groups) has long been a passion – one with its origin in her own childhood on Long Island, New York. There, teachers recognized and nurtured her strong science and math skills and gave her opportunities not consistently available to youth from low-income families like hers.

21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres Celebrate Black History Month With Free Screenings of “Hidden Figures” in Communities Across the Country

Community groups invited to apply for additional screenings in their towns
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NEW YORK, and LEAWOOD, Kan., February 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  In celebration of Black History Month, 21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres are joining forces to provide free screenings of Academy Award nominated film “Hidden Figures” in communities across the country. The film – starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe – tells the 'untold' story of three African American female NASA mathematicians during the Space Race of the 1960's.

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