How a Friendship Between Jack Daniel and Nearest Green Helped Revive a Black-Owned Business Set on Fire During George Floyd Protests
It's a story that some might find hard to believe. But "the proof is in the pictures," Melvin Keebler, SVP and general manager at Jack Daniel's Distillery, says.
Rather than simply honoring Juneteenth as a holiday, organizations that take a more comprehensive and systemic approach demonstrate real allyship, because real change needs action year-round.
For leaders who are looking to lead more inclusively, this article gives some insights into what they can do, what they need to learn, and how they can support Black colleagues, friends and family around Juneteenth.
Since it became a holiday in 2021, Juneteenth has been recognized by some major corporations as a paid day off.
As a DEI expert, I'll share my tips for engaging in meaningful conversations about Juneteenth — and damaging actions you must avoid at all costs.
Here are a few authentic ways businesses can support and serve as allies to the Black community on Juneteenth.
The Celebration Edition: Juneteenth Ice Cream was released under Walmart's Great Value brand and is a mix of red velvet and cheesecake flavored ice creams.
As the Senate passes Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, corporations including Best Buy and National Grid join a growing list of businesses who've recognized the occasion in the wake of George Floyd's death.
The national advocacy group's president explains why it's chosen to honor the landmark holiday by rolling out a new platform for finding and supporting black entrepreneurs.
Millions Observe Juneteenth, a Holiday Celebrating the End of Slavery in the U.S.
The holiday traditionally celebrated by African Americans to mark the end of slavery has rocketed into the national spotlight.
The specific length of time - 8:46 - refers to the duration that ex-Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin held his knee to George Floyd's neck while Floyd was handcuffed and prone on the ground, ultimately killing Floyd.