Michael Jordan, Jordan Brand to donate $100M to racial justice orgs

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand on Friday announced a $100 million donation to help the ongoing fight against racial injustice. The basketball legend announced that over the next 10 years, he and his brand will donate $100 million to “organizations dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice and greater access to education.”  “We represent a…

“We are done dying”: NAACP demands end to institutional racism

NAACP President Derrick Johnson says African Americans are “done dying” from the effects of institutional racism in everything from policing to health care. The civil rights group launched a hashtag campaign, #WeAreDoneDying, and has called for sweeping reforms to policing around the country after the horrific death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. “You…

Dozens of rhinos dehorned to prevent COVID-19 poaching surge

Wildlife officials in South Africa have removed the horns of dozens of rhinos as a protective measure against poachers. Experts fear poaching has and will continue to surge during the country’s struggle with the coronavirus pandemic.  With tourism at a standstill, three of South Africa’s popular game parks — Pilanesberg National Park and the Mafikeng and…

Uber to bail out delivery workers arrested past curfew

Food-delivery companies are pledging to protect their workers by offering legal support to those delivery people who are wrongly arrested for making deliveries past curfew in New York City. The curfew, implemented to control protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, is in effect every day from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. until…

69 influencers revealed their top revenue sources and it shows the variety of ways social-media stars can earn money in 2020

A survey of 69 influencers conducted earlier this year by the influencer platform Influence.co highlights the many sources of revenue available to creators in 2020. Rgstudio/Getty Images This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Influencers listed brand sponsorships, paid advertising, and affiliate marketing as their top…

Congress crafts police reform legislation, responding to police violence

In widespread protests across the country following the police killing of George Floyd, demonstrators are demanding that Congress take action to make police departments more accountable and to curb racial violence. Federal lawmakers are beginning to craft their legislative response. Congress is so far considering around a dozen proposals. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday…

Video shows elderly man hitting his head on the ground after being shoved by police in Buffalo

Two police officers in Buffalo, New York, have been suspended without pay after a video showed police shoving an older man who then stumbled backwards and hit his head on the ground. The video, captured by NPR member station WBFO, shows the man bleeding from his head onto the pavement.  The incident occurred on Thursday…

Grubhub rockets 11% on reports of takeover interest from 2 European peers

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Grubhub stock surged as much as 11.5% Friday afternoon on reports European peers Just Eat and Delivery Hero are interested in a takeover of the food delivery service. Grubhub is currently fielding multiple offers and considering regulatory risks in its decision, sources told CNBC. The new overseas interest arrives after May rumors of…