In positive news, Brooklyn Nets Kyrie Irving is making sure ladies of the WNBA are getting paid.
During the time of a global pandemic as well as fighting for justice, he took things into his own hands.
The funds will come from the KAI Empowerment Initiative that Irving launched Monday. It will also provide players with a financial literacy program created by UBS.
Irving said that with the help of WNBA players Natasha Cloud — who chose to sit out — and Jewell Loyd, he connected with several WNBA players who discussed with him the challenges they faced in deciding whether to play. The season began Saturday and will be played entirely at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida….
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Corporate Accountability & Black Dollars: 5 Companies That Contribute to Criminal Justice Reform
Advocacy is the back bone of criminal justice reform and corporate America is backing the charge.
A deep dive unearthed several companies who have pledged to create change through the support of initiatives such as the passage of“Ban the Box” legislation as well as supporting public figures such as Colin Kaepernick.
We’ve complied a list of five corporations who are pulling the weight. May their efforts inspire other CEOs to follow in their footsteps.