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Two Black Women CEOs Make History On Fortune 500 List

11 days ago   |   By Essence

Credit: Fortune By Jasmine Browley · June 7, 2021June 7, 2021 Despite every obstacle thrown against us, Black women have made and will continue to make history. This includes Thasunda Brown Duckett and Rosalind Brewer, two Black female CEOs, who made this year's Fortune 500 list. Duckett, of TIAA, and Brewer of Walgreens Boots Alliance, were both recognized on the prestigious line-up for outstanding leadership at their respective companies. The annual list ranks 500 of America's largest companies, which generated $13.8 trillion in revenue, or two-thirds of the U.S. economy. “It does not...
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Rebecca Hall's New Graphic Novel Challenges What We Know About Black Women's Fight Against Slavery

Rebecca Hall's New Graphic Novel Challenges What We Know About Black Women's Fight Against Slavery

11 days ago   |   By Essence

By Niema Jordan · June 7, 2021June 7, 2021 Before queer historian Rebecca Hall, PhD , was the author of the groundbreaking new graphic memoir, Wake: The Hidden History of Women-led Slave Revolts, she was a lawyer frustrated with the pervasive racism and sexism in her field. After eight years practicing law, she switched careers and entered the world of academia, where she studied early formations of race and gender in British America, ultimately writing her dissertation on women who led rebellions against slavery. Eventually, Dr. Hall decided her research needed to be available beyond the...
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Wilson Reveals Official Game Ball for the 2021-22 NBA Season

Wilson Reveals Official Game Ball for the 2021-22 NBA Season

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