Why BET Founder Bob Johnson Is Calling for $14 Trillion in Reparations

Jun.03 — Bob Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television, made history as America’s first black billionaire when he sold BET to Viacom in 2001. Now, Johnson is one of the many voices crucial to a nationwide conversation on race, inequality, and technology. He speaks on “Bloomberg Technology.”

Trump’s Threat to Protesters a Boon for Beijing: Toronto Professor

Jun.03 — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam hit out at the U.S. on Monday, noting double standards in the way in which Hong Kong is criticized for handling its protests given the way America is handling the riots which have engulfed many cities in recent days. Diana Fu, associate professor of political science at the … Read more Trump’s Threat to Protesters a Boon for Beijing: Toronto Professor

16 First Responders Explain COVID-19 Cases In Their Cities | WIRED

We talked to 16 people on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, all experiencing different points of the infection rate curve. We asked them a series of questions regarding their specific situations. Here are there answers. Check your risk for COVID-19 here: https://c19check.com/start Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Get more incredible … Read more 16 First Responders Explain COVID-19 Cases In Their Cities | WIRED

Facebook Employees Criticize Zuckerberg’s Inaction Over Trump

Jun.02 — David Kirkpatrick, founder of Techonomy, discusses Facebook employees’ anger at Mark Zuckerberg. The tech giant’s chief executive officer decided to leave up posts shared by U.S. President Donald Trump last week that many workers felt violated the company’s policies against violent rhetoric. Kirkpatrick speaks on “Bloomberg Technology.”