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U.S. Bank announced details of its U.S. Bank Access Commitment, a long-term approach bringing the strengths of U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC), corporate social responsibility and its business lines, to help build wealth while redefining how the bank serves diverse communities and provides more opportunities for diverse employees. Access Commitment will focus on three…

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Native Detroiter Lottie Holland was named head of diversity, inclusion and engagement of Stellantis-North America in May 2020. Her responsibilities include improving the international company’s pipeline of diverse talent. Additionally, she focuses on building an inclusive work culture where all employees and perspectives are respected and valued. Holland holds a bachelor’s in packaging engineering from…

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Tia Mowry claims her “Sister, Sister” pay never matched that of her counterparts who “weren’t of diversity.” The 42-year-old actress starred in the sitcom alongside her identical twin sister Tamera but has suggested they weren’t treated fairly by TV bosses. She said: “It was very evident to me when I would walk on sets and…

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Lauren Anderson understands the need to increase diversity in the tech industry. The Gary, Indiana-born, Bronx, New York-raised resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, created All-In Recruiting & Talent Boutique to help increase diverse hiring in tech. “My company, All-In Recruiting & Talent Boutique, is a boutique recruitment practice,” Anderson said in an interview with rolling…

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced a new set of Inclusion Standards for movies to be eligible for Best Picture at the Academy Awards, starting with the 2024 ceremony. The Oscars have come up with a number of new requirements in order “to encourage equitable representation on- and off-screen in order…

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Aisha Adams has been busy assisting clients become socially responsible during the recent racially tense climate. While many corporations have found themselves scrambling to connect, Adams has been able to use her background to help her clients connect positively with people of color. Adams partnered with Lenoir-Rhyne University in Asheville, North Carolina, to create the…

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Issa Rae shares what she is fed up with about Hollywood. The “Insecure” creator told “Yahoo Entertainment” she always works to ensure that her sets are diverse because “it is threaded in the fabric of my being to look around me and make sure that there is representation because that’s what I wholeheartedly want to…

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Robin Beaman knows the impact of properly marketing a product, business or influencer. The Howard University alumna has served as director of public relations at the National Children’s Museum in Washington, D.C., Black Entertainment Television,  and “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” Beaman would later branch out on her own and start Beaman Incorporated, a strategic communications…

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