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At Macy’s headquarters on 34th Street in New York City, the company’s chief diversity officer, William Hawthorne, hosted a celebration with powerful media, cultural and community leaders to share the retailer’s continued commitment to diversity. Hawthorne toasted Macy’s current CEO, Jeff Gennette; and former CEO, Terry J. Lundgren, for their visionary leadership of the flagship…

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It’s one of Atlanta’s most talked about events of the holiday season; the UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball, and this year’s event didn’t disappoint. Co-hosted by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, UNCF President and CEO Michael L. Lomax and UNCF EVP Maurice Jenkins, the 31st Annual charity event was held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and…

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Winston Burns’ business is knowing what air travelers want. In 1997, after working for more than a decade in the banking, finance and entertainment industries, Burns started Newburns Management Group, which he co-owns and manages with Wendy, his wife of 20 years and the company’s chief operating officer. Newburns owns and operates seven stores inside…

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Charles and David Koch

In a stunning act of philanthropy, the well known, very Republican leaning Koch brothers announced a gift of $25 million to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). Charles and David Koch are billionaires with hugely profitable companies that range from paper to textiles. They are also anti-Obamacare, anti-welfare anti-abortion and by all accounts hardcore businessmen.…

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There are 57 ways to do away with members of your own community. There are too many ways to enumerate here to end a life with a fork, i.e., diet and nutrition, but it is also highly likely that death will come from a violent end in our own neighborhoods. What is it about our…

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