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Seven most common myths about racial equity

I've had the honor of hosting almost a dozen town halls, forums and "listen and learn" sessions over the past few months -- both within my company and also with several corporations, nonprofit organizations and academic institutions. Some were quite small -- with as few as eight participants -- while others had over 800 people. I've heard the honest, transparent and, sometimes, raw feelings and frustrations of employees. I've had one-on-one conversations with managers, executives and leaders, including global CEOs, as they have prepared for courageous conversations. I've also been inspired by NFL star Emmanuel Acho's, "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man," so, in deference to him, let's consider this a candid conversation with a Black businessman.

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How to help a Black-owned business on #BlackoutDay2020

Today is #BlackoutDay2020. To demonstrate their economic force with an estimated $1.3 trillion in spending power, Black consumers -- and anyone wishing to support the Black community in its quest for justice against systemic racism and financial inequity -- are encouraged to not spend money today.

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British oil major BP raises $12 bln in debt - FT

British oil major BP Plc raised $12 billion of debt with equity-like features, taking advantage of low interest rates to fortify its balance sheet, the Financial Times reported https://www.ft.com/content/6213ac92-9d7b-41da-9353-a2be17a37a96 on Wednesday.

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Stocks, dollar gain on U.S. retail sales, drug trial

A record rebound in U.S. retail sales, fresh support from the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan, and upbeat trial results for a COVID-19 treatment boosted risk appetite on Tuesday, driving global equity markets higher and strengthening the dollar.

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Stocks, oil slide on fears of second pandemic

Fears of a second wave of COVID-19 infections rocked world markets on Monday, knocking down oil prices and a gauge of global equity performance more than 2% at one point, as investors grappled with how to assess the economic recovery.

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