"Never before has 'liberal' been so tightly tied to the will of Black, Latinx and Indigenous Americans in the eyes of those who fear the loss of a distinctly white power base in this country."
Nationally, Black Americans and Latinx people are hospitalized at roughly 4x more than white Americans, and their risk of dying of COVID-19 is close to 3x higher. The death rate for American Indians and Alaska Natives is nearly 2x that for white Americans.
Amazon plans to promote employees within the organization through the help of the company's skill development programs for Black, Latinx and Native Americans.
On today's #SquawkPod : Two initiatives aimed at improving racial equality in business and banking. @KillerMike launched @bankgreenwood , a digital platform for Black and Latinx Americans who are underserved by the traditional banking system. LISTEN:
An economic recovery that only benefits white Americans is not a recovery – it’s a perpetuation of historic economic injustices. The unemployment rate is still rising for Black Americans, and is hitting Black and Latinx women the hardest.