Black K-pop artists and fans struggle to fit into a genre quickly going mainstream. Their sense of isolation is emblematic of the growing pains of K-pop, as the multibillion-dollar industry tries to respond to the demands of the Black Lives Matter movement and overcome the missteps of the past.
Morgan Stanley, Walmart and others at NYC's climate week make new vows to cut carbon emissions. Meanwhile General Electric announced it will no longer build new coal-fired power plants. And with the pandemic sweeping the country, climate week has been a lot quieter than it had been last year.
Under the new proposal, the Department of Labor — which has the power to investigate worker complaints about misclassification — said it would adopt a few guidelines to test whether workers should be considered employees or contractors.