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In the wake of the George Floyd protests, Walmart pledged to contribute $100 million over 5 years to fight systemic racism. Today, the company reported on its progress.


  1. How much will Walmart and its foundation distribute to 16 nonprofit organizations in its current contribution?
  2. Who did Walmart ask to lead the company’s Center for Racial Equity?
  3. Prior to this role, what was Ms. Sims doing?
  4. What are the four key areas that the Center will address?


Repko, M. (2021). Walmart donates $14 million as part of broader pledge to advance racial equity., Feb. 1 (Retrievable online at