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Black Netflix Exec Spearheads Company’s $100 Million Commitment to Black Banks

In October 2019, Netflix began holding routine meetings to increase diversity among its leadership. However, it would not be until April of this year that the company would arguably make its biggest stride towards social change. The discussions from April’s gathering sparked the curiosity of Netflix Director of Talent Acquisition, Aaron Mitchell. He began researching economic solutions and reading Mehrsa Baradaran’s “The Color of Money: Black Banks and the...

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As Businesses Reopen, A Good Plan And Flexibility Are Key

As appeared first in the Michigan Chronicle With the economy trying to overcome the effects of COVID-19 and the nation’s political unrest, business leaders face a challenge like never before as stores and offices reopen and try to lure back customers and clients. “Even before our current crisis, it’s always been important for businesses to respond to unanticipated changes in the market that threatened their product or business model,” says Adam...

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ORS CARES Relief Fund For Hairstylist and Salon Owners

As appeared first in the Michigan Chronicle ORS™ Haircare has launched ORS™Cares with a $100,000 starting investment. ORS™Cares a multi-tiered support initiative conceived to benefit black hairstylists and salon owners nationwide who’ve suffered losses owing to the COVID-19 crisis, and the ongoing social unrest from city to city. Announced on the 2020 Juneteenth independence holiday, the initiative includes the ORS™Cares Relief Fund, established to aid licensed hair professionals with grants,...

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Make the most of virtual meetings

(NewsUSA) – The global pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus has accelerated an adoption of online work, video meetings, and virtual conferences that will likely continue. Almost every business professional has hosted and participated in multiple online meetings, but how many have taken the time to consider how they present themselves on camera and how to make the most of virtual interactions with colleagues, clients, or customers? If you want...

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Tools and resources to navigate today’s financial crisis

(BlackPressUSA)—Wells Fargo is committed to providing the information necessary to help address your unique financial needs and concerns, starting with the tools and resources to find relief. Wells Fargo is committed to providing information necessary to help address your unique financial needs and concerns, starting with the tools and resources to find relief. How can I protect my credit report if I can’t keep up with my loans? The...

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Pandemic Thinking: How To Keep Your Head In The (Long) Game

As appeared first in the Michigan Chronicle By AJ Williams, Managing Editor The COVID-19 pandemic is crippling and toppling many U.S. small businesses. Often called “the backbone of the economy,” small businesses that are managing to survive face an uncertain future. As states start to reopen, consumer spending is in steep decline while unemployment skyrockets and many people remain hesitant to venture out. But RJon Robins, founder/CEO of How...

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