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Roger Ferguson, a top Black Wall Street exec who manages $1 trillion, steps down

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New York (CNN Business)Roger Ferguson, one of the most powerful Black executives on Wall Street and in corporate America, is retiring as the CEO of TIAA. The 69-year-old Ferguson, who has been at the helm of the $ 1...

Business exec and his wife charged after flying into remote Canadian town to get Covid-19 vaccine, officials say

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The former president and CEO of the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation and his wife are facing charges -- including failure to self-isolate -- after allegedly chartering a plane to a small town in western Canada and ...

NFL lawyer Jeff Pash’s emails with ex-Washington exec scrutinized in new reports

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Pash’s emails with Allen are the latest to come under scrutiny days after Jon Gruden was reported to have made homophobic and misogynistic comments on a bevy of controversial topics related to league matters, includi...

Celtics exec Brad Stevens supports Enes Kanter amid China criticism

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Stevens told 98.5 The Sports Hub on Friday he spoke with Kanter about the first video in which Kanter accused Xi of trying to erase the Tibetan culture. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . The shoes of E...

Novant Health’s excuses for terminating White male exec were ‘nonsense,’ his lawyer says

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"I think one reason that they gave the punitive damage award was just that — you just can't fire people to achieve these sort of demographic goals," David Duvall’s attorney, Luke Largess, told Fox News. "It's just ou...

Jacqueline Avant, wife of music exec Clarence Avant, shot and killed in home robbery

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Jacqueline Avant, a philanthropist and the wife of music icon Clarence Avant and mother-in-law to Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos, was fatally shot in her home early Wednesday, according to a spokesperson for Netflix. Poli...

Dallas woman charged in alleged murder-for-hire plot on American Airlines exec husband, feds say

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Jennifer Lynne Faith, 49, previously pleaded not guilty to an obstruction of justice charge in connection to the death of Jamie Faith, an American Airlines technology director. She was additionally charged Tuesday wi...

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith suggests Black exec would’ve handled Kevin Durant-Draymond Green blow-up differently

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Both players said in a Bleacher Report conversation they believed coach Steve Kerr and team president/general manager Bob Myers were to blame for mishandling an emotional spat after an overtime loss against the Los A...

Portnoy riffs on ‘$40 million punching bag’ Goodell: Feud started ‘as a joke’; he’s ‘least self-aware’ exec

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The latter stems from an incident that led to the arrest of Portnoy and two of his colleagues for trespassing -- after they handcuffed themselves to a desk inside NFL HQ on Park Avenue in New York City, where they de...

Africa must remove barriers to flying to secure post-pandemic boom, says IATA regional exec

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London (CNN Business)Africa was set to become one of the fastest growing regions for aviation over the next two decades. Then the pandemic hit, slashing global passenger traffic by 66% in 2020, and stalling the pace ...

Ex-NFL exec rips Urban Meyer following firing: ‘This is the biggest failure of leadership’

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Jaguars owner Shad Khan announced the dismissal early Thursday. Khan said in a statement he was "bitterly disappointed to arrive at the conclusion that an immediate change is imperative for everyone." CLICK HERE FOR ...

NFL’s officiating exec gives puzzling explanation on erroneous whistle during Bengals touchdown

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Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow made an incredible touchdown pass to Tyler Boyd to help put the team up two touchdowns before halftime. Burrow scrambled to his right and threw across his body to connect with Boyd in t...

Ex-Packers exec weighs in on Aaron Rodgers situation: ‘Fascinating struggle for power’

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Former Packers vice president Andrew Brandt offered his take on the situation Sunday. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . "Aaron knows the reality: he is both the MVP of the league and a placeholder for Jordan Lo...

Harris chief of staff Tina Flournoy fought to shield Big Tobacco from liability as Philip Morris exec: memos

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Flournoy's portfolio at Philip Morris included working to "kill" Medicaid liability bills as states sued tobacco companies for Medicaid costs incurred by patients who smoked cigarettes. Today, tobacco companies must ...