BD launches portable, rapid point-of-care antigen test to detect SARS-CoV-2

BD Veritor™ Plus System
The simple new assay leverages more than 25,000 BD Veritor™ instruments already used across the U.S. to immediately increase access to COVID-19 testing in frontline health care settings Continue reading
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The Daily Record: T. Rowe Price wins OK to launch 4 exchange-traded funds

The first T. Rowe Price active ETFs will include the Blue Chip Growth ETF, the Dividend Growth ETF, the Equity Income ETF, and the Growth Stock ETF, all of which are constructed in a way to fit the company’s existing investment strategy, officials said. Continue reading
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BBJ: Why this Baltimore pastor thinks broadband internet should be a public utility

Yeary spoke to nearly 200 businesspeople during a June 26 webinar hosted by Greater Baltimore Committee focused on structural racism and closing racial wealth gaps. Covid-19 and the recent killing of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis police custody, have spurred a new wave of critical discussions around how...
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Structural Racism in America: What is it?

Diane Bell-McKoy and Dr. Sheridan Todd Yeary
Diane Bell-McKoy, President and CEO of Associated Black Charities, and Dr. Sheridan Todd Yeary, Senior Pastor of Douglas Memorial Community Church and Affiliates discussed the realities of structural racism in the workplace and society. Continue reading
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GBC’s Bridging the Gap Committee presents: Starting the Conversation About Race

Tony Hill and David Hodnett
Starting the conversation can sometimes be the most difficult step. We invite you to join us in this brave space to share your perspectives and experiences and hear from others in the business community. Continue reading
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BBJ: Here’s where employers can start in addressing structural racism in the workplace

Bell-McKoy shared some of these essential questions with an online audience of nearly 200 Baltimore businesspeople June 26 during a Greater Baltimore Committee webinar largely focused on the role that structural racism plays in perpetuating wage and other achievement gaps between white and Black folks in America, and in...
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BBJ: McCormick’s profit exceeds expectations in 2Q amid increase in at-home cooking

Strength in consumer demand drove the increase. McCormick's consumer sales segment saw sales skyrocket 26% to $962.6 million in the second quarter, compared to $764.1 million in the year-ago quarter as shoppers flooded grocery stores to stock up their pantries. Continue reading
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