New from ATO: Black Lives Matter

New from ATO: Black Lives Matter

Studio 1.0: Black Leadership Matters

Emily Chang speaks to Tristan Walker, founder and CEO of Walker and Co., Iman Abuzeid, founder and CEO of Incredible Health, Chris Bennett, the founder and CEO of Wonderschool and Stephanie Lampkin, founder and CEO of Blendoor about the pandemic’s effect on education, healthcare, employment, and the lack of racial diversity in corporate America.

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2020 Year of Crisis: Unequal America

Amid the unrest of 2020, economic inequality in America is in the spotlight like never before. Government officials, economists, and local leaders discuss how to solve the issue of economic inequality and how it could impact the November election. David Westin hosts this Bloomberg special report, 2020 Year of Crisis: Unequal America.

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2020 Year of Crisis: Tensions and Turning Points

With attention sharply on inequality and the threats of a second wave of coronavirus, the tech sector is facing a reckoning in 2020. Bloomberg’s Emily Chang speaks to ceos, investors, civil rights leaders and activists on this special episode of Bloomberg Technology.

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The Tragedy in Tulsa didn’t end in 1921

On May 31, 1921, the entire Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was destroyed and hundreds of its Black residents were murdered by a White mob. The massacre and the destruction of the prosperous enclave, dubbed “Black Wall Street,” was the single largest incident of racial violence in American history. While the neighborhood was razed, the survivors weren’t deterred as they rebuilt Greenwood over the coming decades. But what demolished the neighborhood a second time four decades later was much less overt, but no less racist.

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Why the fight over statues will never end

For many around the world and especially in America, removing statues that honor historical figures has become a flashpoint in the reckoning over racial injustice. Many view these aesthetic representations of men like Robert E. Lee or Christopher Columbus as honoring a racist traitor and a mass-murderer, while some see them as reminders of tradition or national pride. The practice of destroying symbols of bygone eras, called “iconoclasm,” can be traced back to the ancient Egyptians. The fight over today’s statues, in other words, is as old as history itself. Video by Matt Goldman and Tom Connors.

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The King & The CEO: A Conversation with LeBron James and Maverick Carter

On the eve of the pandemic, LeBron James and Maverick Carter — lifelong friends from Akron who became business partners — cut their biggest deal yet: a $100 million investment to create The SpringHill Co., a Nike-Disney-Patagonia hybrid. They want to change the way content is made, and consumed by the world. In an exclusive interview, James and Carter go deep with Jason Kelly about Black Lives Matter, Colin Kaepernick, and changing society by changing who’s in the conversation.

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The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer – Lonnie Bunch

Smithsonian Institution Secretary Lonnie Bunch talks about working through the Covid-19 pandemic, how the crisis brought the museum together, diversity at the organization and how he built the National Museum of African American History and Culture from scratch. He appears on the latest episode of “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations.”

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Everything: The Real Thing Story

The press dubbed the “The Black Beatles” – eddy, Chris, Dave and Ray – four working class boys from one of Liverpool’s toughest neighbourhoods become Britain’s most-celebrated originators of soul, funk and disco. With a string of huge hits, they dominated the international charts throughout the 70s & 80s with iconic songs like “You to Me Are Everything”, “Can’t Get By Without You” & “Can You Feel the Force”.

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