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NBA's Steph Curry Sets Out To Close The Racial Wealth Gap With Nonprofit NinetyToZero

Steph Curry has plans to help close the racial wealth gap. The NBA superstar will join forces with the nonprofit NinetyToZero in an effort to close the wealth gap that is currently plaguing America. According to NinetyToZero, closing the racial wealth gap could increase the economic growth of the U.S. by $1.5 trillion over the next decade. They also report that Duke University research revealed that the wealth gap between Black and white Americans is between $11 trillion and $13.5 trillion. “Uncovering solutions and creating opportunities is something I’m profoundly committed to,” said Curry in an official press release. “Bridging the racial wealth gap is one of the biggest challenges of our generation. We are setting a concrete approach that every organization can take to initiate meaningful progress now.” Curry will also be joined by American Express, cannabis company, Green Thumb, the NFL’s Washington Football Team, and the United Way of New York City. Other partners include the...

Shanique Yates

Jul 28, 2021

Jason Wright Makes History as Youngest and First Black NFL Team President

The Washington Football team made a historic announcement this morning as the NFL team hired former running back Jason Wright as its new president, making him the youngest and first Black president of an NFL team, according to Bleacher Report . Wright — who previously played seven NFL seasons before transitioning to business — most recently served as a partner at McKinsey & Company — a well-known management consulting firm. Now he’s bringing his talents back to the sports world. Congratulations Jason Wright! @michaelstrahan talks one-on-one with the first-ever black @NFL team president who will lead @WashingtonNFL. — Good Morning America (@GMA) August 17, 2020 “This team, at this time, is an ideal opportunity for me,” Wright told Good Morning America . “The transformation of the Washington Football Team is happening across all aspects of the organization — from football to operations to branding to culture — and will make us a truly...

Njera Perkins

Aug 17, 2020