Tag Archives: Just

‘Just Mercy’ campaign launches COVID-19 fund to help the incarcerated

April Grayson (Credit: April Grayson) The coronavirus has impacted many but the prison population has been one of the most marginalized populations in the wake of the pandemic. Prison advocate April Grayson knows firsthand how they are feeling as she was incarcerated for 17 years. In an interview with theGrio, Grayson explains how her advocacy… Read More »

Peloton Just Broke Its Record for Most People Streaming a Live Class

A bike ride of 23,000 people just happened, and it doesn’t even break social distancing measures. Peloton reports it set a company record on April 22 for the most people streaming a single live class, according to Bloomberg. The home-fitness cycling company reports about 23,000 people streamed a class lead by Peloton vice president and… Read More »

Merck & Co.’s touted chief digital officer bolts for Marriott just 2 years into tenure

In a sign of the times, Merck & Co. mimicked other leading drugmakers in late 2018 by hiring its first chief digital officer––a position tailor-made to bring the company’s R&D and marketing into the tech-fueled future. But now, less than two years in, Merck’s digital head is moving on. Jim Scholefield, Merck’s short-lived chief information and digital officer… Read More »