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Corporate America is overlooking a neglected talent pool—former felons

Shaka Senghor, ex-convict and author of 'Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption', found himself selling crack at the age of 14. After turning his life around in prison, he discovered his talent as a writer and businessman. Senghor discusses how his past filled with crime helped prepare him for the business world. He believes big companies today can enhance their businesses while helping the lives of those who have served jail time.
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2 Latinx trailblazers on overcoming obstacles and finding your superpower

The Pew Research Center found that the U.S. Hispanic population in 2020 accounted for 51% of the entire U.S. population growth that year. Despite the stats, Black and Hispanic workers are the most underrepresented in the highest-paying and most influential positions and overrepresented in roles such as assistants and laborers. It comes as no surprise that the number of Latinx-owned businesses are booming as entrepreneurs are starting their own ventures. Host Chris Denson speaks with Christine De La Rosa, CEO and cofounder of The People’s Ecosystem, and Emmy award-winning journalist and president at The Futuro Media Group Maria Hinojosa to discuss their journeys.

2 Latinx trailblazers on overcoming obstacles and finding your superpower
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