The David Gelles 6/7 NYT essay, “Corporate American Has Failed Black America,” with comments and insights by “elite Black executives” like Darren Walker, Ford Foundation; Mellody Hobson, Ariel Investments; Ursula Burns, former Xerox CEO/Chair; billionaire Robert Smith, Class of 2019 Morehouse College benefactor; Vernon Jordan; and real estate executives Robert Refflin, COMPASS, co-founder and Ryan Williams, CADRE, co-founder.
However, last week NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell revoked the ban on taking the knee at games, having learned something about racism after experiencing the enthusiastic American marches and protests for racial equality.
On May 25, NY had another ugly racial incident when a Canada-born woman Amy Cooper took offense to a Black bird watcher Christian Cooper who asked her to leash her dog in Central Park.
Christian Cooper is a Harvard graduate, an Audubon Society trustee who is vulnerable to the whim of white malevolence New York City comes out of the COVID19 doldrums on June 8, as it enters phase one of business re-openings after the two-month quarantine.
Congrats to Caribbean Americans during Caribbean American Heritage Month: Colin Powell,
Susan Rice, Robert Horsford, Senator Brian Benjamin, Roy Paul, Cents Ability; Laurent Delly, Beatrice
Sibblies, Harold Doley III, Russell Grey, Edward Sisters Realty, Frank Hernandez and Cheryl Smith, MD
The virus has been detected in most nations on the planet.