Visa expressed “grave concern” Wednesday about the worker conditions in Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup, becoming the first major American sponsor to speak out about reports of worker deaths at construction sites.
Yesterday, the Congressional Black Caucus hosted an event to launch CBC TECH 2020, a new initiative aimed at increasing
African American representation and inclusion in the tech industry. Through it, the CBC seeks to close the gap by encouraging industry leaders "to use
the same entrepreneurial spirit they use when creating new technologies
to become innovators in diversifying tech."
UBS confirmed in a statement on Wednesday that it will pay $545 million (£352 million) to settle allegations over the manipulation of the currency markets and the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor).
Not only did Khalil Gibran Muhammad, the director of the Schomburg
Center, respond insightfully to questions from Melissa Harris-Perry on
her show Sunday morning on MSNBC, it was also revealed that he was
slated to be in Washington, D.C. on Monday to receive a National Medal
for Museum and Library Service from the Institute of Museum and Library