Ariel’s Mellody Hobson: Corporate America, Talk Is Cheap
Mellody Hobson, Co-CEO of the largest African American-owned investment firm in the U.S., urges for genuine leadership among her corporate peers, and challenges them to stand up for justice beyond a well-meaning press release. Chairman and outgoing AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson vocally defended the Black Lives Matter movement in 2016 after the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling in Louisiana. Today, he reiterates his message that tolerance is not enough, and he urges other corporate leaders to facilitate impactful dialogue and action internally.
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