DAYMOND JOHN: CEOS WHO WANT TO ADDRESS RACIAL INEQUALITY SHOULD LISTEN TO THEIR STAFF

"It starts with the systemic racism. Before you can get to help your company, you need to understand some things," said "Shark Tank"...

BEZOS RESPONDS TO AMAZON CUSTOMER ANGRY OVER BLACK LIVES MATTER MESSAGE: 'MY STANCE WON'T CHANGE'

The Amazon CEO said Black Lives Matter "speaks to racism and the disproportionate risk that Black people face."

 
 
 

MARK ZUCKERBERG RESPONDS TO UPSET EMPLOYEES, PLEDGES TO BUILD PRODUCTS TO 'ADVANCE RACIAL JUSTICE'

Mark Zuckerberg on Friday responded to Facebook employees who were upset over the company's decision to not moderate or take down a...

JOB GAINS NARROW THE WHITE HOUSE VISION FOR CORONAVIRUS RELIEF, BUT DEMS STILL WANT TO GO BIG

Trump floated ideas such as a payroll tax cut and stimulus checks, while Democrats want state and local relief and unemployment insurance.

 
 
 

MOREHOUSE COLLEGE PRESIDENT: MOST U.S. LEADERS ARE NOT PREPARED FOR DIALOGUE ABOUT RACE

"They don't have relationships with people of color that they can turn to to get counsel about how to move this conversation forward,"...

DR. ANTHONY FAUCI SAYS WHETHER SCHOOLS REOPEN IN FALL IS 'COMPLICATED,' DEPENDS ON REGION

White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said the decision to reopen schools this fall will depend on the coronavirus' transmission...

 
 
 

SUPREME COURT MAY CONSIDER MAKING IT EASIER TO SUE POLICE FOR MISCONDUCT

Amid nationwide calls for law enforcement reform after George Floyd's death, the U.S. Supreme Court will announce if it will consider...

BLACK WORKERS ARE BEING LEFT OUT OF THE EARLY JOBS RECOVERY, NEW DATA SHOWS

Markets cheered on Friday as new data showed a surprising decline in unemployment, but black workers have little to celebrate.

 
 
 

THE MAY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR 20% AS MILLIONS MORE LOST JOBS

About 8 million Americans lost their jobs in May, on top of the 20.5 million in April, and economists see unemployment peaking near...

UNLIKE DURING PAST ECONOMIC DOWNTURNS, AMERICANS HAVE MONEY IN THEIR POCKETS THIS TIME

Personal income increased 10.5% in April, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said last week.

 
 
 

REDDIT CO-FOUNDER OHANIAN RESIGNS FROM BOARD, URGES COMPANY TO REPLACE HIM WITH A BLACK CANDIDATE

Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Friday announced his resignation from the company's board, saying he was stepping down and urging...

GRUBHUB HAS TWO NEW SUITORS, JUST EAT TAKEAWAY AND DELIVERY HERO, AS UBER STALLS

Germany delivery service Delivery Hero and Netherlands-based Just Eat Takeaway.com are interested in merging with Grubhub, adding competition...

 
 
 

SOFTBANK CREATED A MINORITY-FOCUSED FUND, BUT DIVERSITY HAS NOT BEEN PART OF ITS LARGER VISION

SoftBank's $100 million Opportunity Fund for minority-owned businesses is about 0.1% the size of SoftBank's Vision Fund, which has...

DR. ANTHONY FAUCI SAYS AMERICANS WHO DON'T WEAR MASKS MAY 'PROPAGATE THE SPREAD OF INFECTION'

White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci made his comments Friday on CNBC.

 
 
 

CUOMO APPLAUDS SUSPENSION OF BUFFALO COPS WHO KNOCKED DOWN 75-YEAR-OLD MAN

Cuomo said that he spoke on the phone with the man, who "is thankfully alive" after being knocked to the ground in Buffalo by police...

NEW YORK REPORTS LOWEST CORONAVIRUS FATALITIES IN EIGHT WEEKS, GOV. CUOMO SAYS

 
 
 

BENTLEY AND ASTON MARTIN CUTTING JOBS AS CORONAVIRUS DERAILS LUXURY CAR MARKET

Both automakers this week announced significant job cuts to reduce costs and right size operations due to weakening demand for their...

DC MAYOR TELLS TRUMP TO REMOVE FEDERAL OFFICERS, MILITARY FROM CITY AS FLOYD PROTESTS CONTINUE

Muriel Bowser's letter comes as the message "Black Lives Matter" was painted in yellow letters down 16th Street in Washington, the...

 
 
 

STOCKS MAKING THE BIGGEST MOVES MIDDAY: SLACK, UBER, UNITED AIRLINES & MORE

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading on Friday.

TRUMP SAYS STATES THAT HAVE REOPENED ARE DOING 'TREMENDOUS BUSINESS,' EVEN AS CORONAVIRUS CASES RISE

President Donald Trump characterized the decision to support closing the economy as "the hardest decision of my life."

 
 
 



Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination, While Gaining Steam Against Trump

Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination, While Gaining Steam Against Trump

Months after sealing up the primary campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden earns enough delegates to secure the Democratic nomination. He's also risen in recent general... Read more ...

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand donating $100 million in racial, social...

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand donating $100 million in racial, social justice effort

"Black lives matter," Jordan and his brand said in a statement. Read more ...

Joe Biden Just Clinched the Nomination

Joe Biden Just Clinched the Nomination

After primaries and caucuses in 42 states and the District of Columbia, Joe Biden won the last few delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for president late... Read more ...

Dallas Police Adopts 'Duty To Intervene' Policy To Prevent Abuse

Dallas Police Adopts 'Duty To Intervene' Policy To Prevent Abuse

The rule requires police to act to prevent officers from using excessive force. The order comes after widespread outrage over the killing of George Floyd while being restrained... Read more ...

DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House

DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House

“The section of 16th street in front of the White House is now officially ‘Black Lives Matter Plaza,'” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser tweeted. Read more ...

CDC survey: Some Americans have gargled with bleach amid risky cleaning...

CDC survey: Some Americans have gargled with bleach amid risky cleaning behaviors during pandemic

About a third of Americans surveyed by the CDC have used some kind of risky cleaning practice to stop the spread of COVID-19. Read more ...

Marine Corps officially bans Confederate battle flag on military bases...

Marine Corps officially bans Confederate battle flag on military bases - including on bumper stickers and coffee mugs

The US Marine Corps has officially banned the Confederate battle flag from both public and work spaces on its military bases - including its display on vehicle bumper stickers... Read more ...

US economy adds 2.5 million jobs in May, unemployment falls to 13.3%

US economy adds 2.5 million jobs in May, unemployment falls to 13.3%

The US economy added 2.5 million jobs last month as the nation began its recovery from the coronavirus crisis, the feds said Friday. The nation's unemployment rate dropped to... Read more ...

Judge Grants Order Limiting Use Of Tear Gas, Projectiles At Denver Protests

Judge Grants Order Limiting Use Of Tear Gas, Projectiles At Denver Protests

The order is in response to a complaint filed against the City of Denver that alleges the police department's use of such weapons violated their First and Fourth Amendment rights. Read more ...

National updates: Some protests shift to memorializing Floyd amid push for...

National updates: Some protests shift to memorializing Floyd amid push for change

Many demonstrations were more subdued for a second night as marches Thursday turned into memorials for Floyd, who was the focus of a heartfelt tribute Thursday in Minneapolis... Read more ...