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Virginia Hotel Says No to Event With Pharrell Williams, Dave Chappelle

The hotel cited several reasons, including concerns about Chappelle's show's content.

Apple Announces $30 Million Investment Towards Racial Equity Focusing on Hispanic Inclusion

The investment will support new initiatives through Apple's Racial Equity and Justice Initiative.

World's Richest Black Man, Aliko Dangote, Could Add Another $2 Billion to his Fortune

Aliko Dangote is worth more than $12 billion according to Forbes and is overseeing the construction of what will be one of the world's largest oil refineries.

NBA Foundation To Give $6 Million in Grants to 22 Recipients

The grant recipients, named as part of the NBA Foundation's third grant round on the one-year anniversary of its incorporation, will continue the foundation's efforts to reduce the racial wealth gap in the U.S.

Goldman Sachs Announces First Round of Capital Investments and Philanthropic Grants to 1 Million Black Women

Goldman Sachs' initiative will commit more than $10 billion to advance racial equity and the economic opportunity of Black women.

New York City Launches $25 Million Recovery Program to Support Artists and Performers

The City Artist Corps will pay artists, musicians, and performers to create public works across the city.

President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan Will Advance Racial Equity, Here's How

The president revealed his ambitious plan to create jobs and improve the country's infrastructure on Wednesday.

Byron Allen Takes Out Full Page Ad Calling GM CEO Mary Barra Racist

The letter was also signed by Ice Cube, Roland Martin, Don Jackson, Earl 'Butch' Graves and Junior Bridgeman.

Black Executive Declines Board Appointment After CEO Mistook Him for a Valet

Attorney Adonis Hoffman rescinded his bid to be a board member at broadcast company Tegna after CEO Dave Lougee allegedly handed him his valet ticket.

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