White Nielsen CEO explains decision to become chief diversity officer

Nielsen’s David Kenny in an appearance on CNBC on Friday explained why he embedded the position of chief diversity officer into his responsibilities as chief executive officer of the marketing firm. When asked his motive for leading the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, Kenny, who is White, said the top reason was “power.” “There is no more […]

Black-owned businesses on working through coronavirus and unrest

During the pandemic, Shelly Marshall knew she’d have to pivot quickly to stay afloat. Marshall co-owns Brooklyn-based Island Pops with her husband, Khalid Hamid, selling Caribbean-inspired ice cream. “You come to a shop, sit down and have an ice cream cone...