Changes happening at the corporate level in the United States
The year 2020 brought new calls to end social injustice and systemic racism. Over the last year, we’ve seen the beginnings of an awakening to racism in America, evident in protests across the country this past summer. And there has been a response from corporations. Watch the full report to learn more.
Lightfoot plan to turn Chicago’s Board of Health into advisory body advances
“I do just want to note this is a very substantive change,” he said. “While, in practice, in recent years, the Board of Health has not been voting on setting policy, it does have that power. So this is a very substantive change to move away from having a Board of Health that has very specific duties and responsibilities that are substantive to one that is more advisory, solely advisory in nature.”chicagotribune.com
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Tesla, Bank of America, solar companies & more
UnitedHealth will combine Change Healthcare with its Optum health IT unit. Change Healthcare shares surged 33% in premarket trading as of 7:47 a.m. The shares rose 3% in premarket trading as of 7:47 a.m. Bank of America (BAC) – Deutsche Bank named Bank of America a "top pick," based on a positive outlook for bank stocks in general and the idea that BofA has strong cost controls, solid capital returns, and other positive factors. First Solar jumped 6% in premarket trading as of 7:47 a.m.cnbc.com
WATCH: Students share their views on the racial equality movement
DETROIT – Local 4 sat down with eight local high school and college students ages 14 to 18 from the inner city to the suburbs to talk about the racial equality movement. READ: How Metro Detroit high school students are working for diversity, inclusion, acceptanceThe students said they believe attention and exposure to racial diversity initiatives is needed in school. They also said students need better education about race and the African American side of American history past and present. Extended cut: Rhonda Walker talks to youth in Metro Detroit about racism, climateWatch the full report aboveClick here for more Spirit of Detroit: Fulfilling the Dream reports
Students share their views on the racial equality movement
Students share their views on the racial equality movementPublished: June 23, 2020, 10:48 pmLocal 4 sat down with eight local high school and college students ages 14 to 18 from the inner city to the suburbs to talk about the racial equality movement.
How Metro Detroit high school students are working for diversity, inclusion, acceptance
We talked with Metro Detroit high school students about diversity in their schools, or the lack of it, and how theyre working to give each other voices. Theyre also finding ways to help give to those in need in their community. Watch the story above.