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Bridging Racial Inequities With an HBCU Education

Publicly supported HBCUs—TMCF’s member-schools—are the vehicle to change racial inequity.
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This year has been historic in so many ways – a global pandemic, social unrest, and increased awareness of racial inequities and injustice. Many Americans want to help, but do not know what to do. Many have taken to the streets to join protests, but once those demonstrations are over, what will change? Where will opportunity emerge?

Cox Enterprise's Techstars Social Impact Makes Major Shift

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Recently, Cox Enterprises announced the 2021 class of the Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator powered by Techstars, now in its second year, will shift its focus to support for-profit companies that are addressing social justice and systemic racism issues. The three-month program will provide hands-on mentoring, funding and global connections to 10 for-profit, mission-driven companies.

ACTing on our Commitments

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Racism and discrimination are personal, and we believe it will take people of all backgrounds partnering together to alter history’s course.

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Racism and discrimination are personal, and we believe it will take people of all backgrounds partnering together to alter history’s course.

Metro Atlanta Nonprofits Invited to Compete for $250,000 in Marketing Services to Advance Racial Equality

Ideabar, a Cox Enterprises company, to use Empowering Equality program to promote social justice
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ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Ideabar is accepting nominations for the Empowering Equality program now through Sept. 30. One metro Atlanta nonprofit will win $250,000 of in-kind marketing services to advance racial equality and social justice. Ideabar, a Cox Enterprises company, is a world-class marketing and media agency with offices in Atlanta and West Palm Beach, Fla.

We Support Campaign for Equal Dignity. So Can You.

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Cox Enterprises has contributed $125,000 to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights’ Campaign for Equal Dignity.  

Imagine A Better World to Create It: My Never Stand Still Conversation with “John Lewis: Good Trouble” Documentarian Dawn Porter

by Dan Schulman, President and CEO at PayPal
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For my latest Never Stand Still episode, I had the privilege of speaking to Dawn Porter about her latest documentary with Magnolia Pictures, “John Lewis: Good Trouble”—a film about the civil rights icon, community organizer, and Congressman who dedicated his life to social activism and legislative action. With the issues John Lewis stood for currently at the forefront of our national dialogue, Dawn’s film couldn’t be more timely.

"We Have a Health Disparities Problem in America": Meet a Woman on a Mission to Improve Healthcare for Black Women

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The U.S. has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the developed world, with women of color especially at risk. Dr. Robyn R. Jones, Senior Medical Director at Johnson & Johnson, is determined to change that and find ways to address this urgent crisis.

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The U.S. has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the developed world, with women of color especially at risk. Dr. Robyn R. Jones, Senior Medical Director at Johnson & Johnson, is determined to change that and find ways to address this urgent crisis.

Comerica Bank: Invested in Diversity

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Comerica isn’t simply a banking institution, it’s a corporate community populated by employees that mirror the diversity seen across the United States.

As unrest developed across the nation due to protests of racial injustice, Comerica’s president and CEO Curt Farmer, and Nate Bennett, the company’s chief diversity officer and senior vice president, head of talent acquisition, knew it was time to talk – not to themselves, but with Comerica colleagues across the company.

Recognizing Our Best: Alyssa Pointer

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Multimedia journalists can’t stay outside the fray if they want to tell stories that are impactful and visually appealing. That was certainly true for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Alyssa Pointer, who found herself at the center of the action (and not for the first time) when covering protests over racial injustice and police brutality in Atlanta.  

Impossible Foods and Colin Kaepernick Fight Food Insecurity and Racial Injustice

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As COVID-19 tears throughout the U.S., the coronavirus may not be the deadliest part of the pandemic. CNN reports that the resulting hunger crisis could kill more people than the disease itself, especially minorities.

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