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Ellen McGirt


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It’s not just about Washington—racist team mascots persist all over the country

Using Native American symbols as mascots gives people the "sense that Native folks and peoples are a thing of the past or are to be caricatured," experts say. → Read More

'It's been a long journey.' Google CEO Sundar Pichai on new, widespread commitments to racial equity

Google vows to boost black leadership and dedicates hundreds of millions of dollars to black workers of all kinds. "It's been a long journey," CEO Sundar Pichai tells Fortune. → Read More

Netflix CEO and his wife give $120 million to HBCUs

The gift from Reed Hastings and Patty Quillin is the largest individual gift to fund student education at historically black schools. → Read More

Articles by Ellen McGirt

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LeBron steps up as the President gets ready to step out…in Tulsa

The NBA star and co. are launching a voting rights group as President Trump prepares to hold a rally in Tulsa on Juneteenth. → Read More

Dear white people: Our nation turns its racist eyes to you

The call for justice and inclusion has put allyship front and center. Are white people ready? → Read More

Fortune focuses on racism and allyship

As protests continue nationwide, companies want to establish themselves as allies—but it will take real, actual work. → Read More

Citigroup, Netflix, and Microsoft among companies making statements in support of Black lives and justice

What Black employees really want from them and everyone else. → Read More

Derek Chauvin, officer involved in George Floyd's death, is arrested

Minneapolis, devastated by the death of George Floyd while in police custody, has been roiled by protests. → Read More

A tale of two Coopers, one as old as the nation

Amy Cooper called the cops on Christian Cooper when he asked her to leash her dog in Central Park. The confrontation shows the impact of still-widespread segregation. → Read More

A new arrest in the Ahmaud Arbery case

William "Roddie" Bryan Jr., who filmed the fatal shooting, has been arrested on suspicion of murder charges. → Read More

Intel’s diversity chief Barbara Whye rises to the occasion on inclusion

The company’s audacious new inclusion goals include a first-ever diversity index. → Read More

Marking four years of this race beat journey

And there is more work to be done. → Read More

Bias against Asian Americans continues to rise

Harassment and discrimination against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community remains unabated. → Read More

Two men charged with murder in the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery

After thousands protested nationwide in outrage over his death. → Read More

Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ida B. Wells are now Pulitzer Prize winners

It's a celebration of their achievements and the necessary correctives still to come. → Read More

Frontline workers honored with their own Mattel doll collection

The collection will also help drive more funds to first responders, says the company. → Read More

Two CEOs offer a master class in crisis innovation during the coronavirus pandemic

KR Sridhar, the CEO of Bloom Energy, and Jane Mosbacher Morris, the CEO of To The Market, discuss pivoting in a time of crisis. → Read More

Ramadan begins in a vastly changed world

But Muslims around the world are trying to maintain tradition, and creating new ones, during the pandemic. → Read More

raceAhead: Co-creating the world of inclusion we want to come next

The coronavirus pandemic is a chance to center marginalized voices in the new normal still to come. → Read More