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Torres: Beat racism with diverse workforce

By   /  Friday, June 19th, 2020  /  Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Torres: Beat racism with diverse workforce

By Jesus Torres In this new era of addressing systemic racism, Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri have become “woke.” Go ahead and ask them if black lives matter. The callous murder of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has forced us to confront our shameful legacy of racism and oppression. While past Read More →

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Tri-county’s Black-owned businesses gaining support

By   /  Friday, June 12th, 2020  /  Latest news, Small Business, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Tri-county’s Black-owned businesses gaining support

The community is uniting to offer support to Black-owned businesses in the Tri-Counties as protests against police brutality and COVID-19 sweep the nation. The protests, which erupted after video showed 46-year-old George Floyd being choked to death by a Minneapolis police officer, follow months of stagnant activity due the coronavirus that tanked the U.S. economy. Read More →

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Mack: Equal opportunity is the antidote for injustice

By   /  Friday, June 5th, 2020  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Mack: Equal opportunity is the antidote for injustice

Henry Dubroff

A brutal police slaying. Rising protests. Social unrest. A country in pain. Race again the issue. In an effort to get some perspective on what’s happening in America this summer, I reached out to Travis Mack, a prominent African-American business leader and person I’ve known for most of my life on the Central Coast. Mack, Read More →

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