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February 11, 2019

Black History Month: We Salute Our Pioneering Aviators

Three stories, one vision for equality. In celebration of Black History Month, we’re saluting FedEx aviators through the stories of the first African-American FedEx pilot, the first female African-American FedEx pilot, and an inspiring father-son flying duo.

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September 19, 2018

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we highlight three of our Hispanic leaders who discuss their career journeys, personal manifestos, and thoughts on diversity and inclusion.

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September 18, 2018

Rene Bustamante

Over the 24 years he’s been at FedEx, Staff VP of Global Cash Management Rene Bustamante has mastered the balancing act between his professional love for economics and his personal devotion to helping others through education, mentorship, and coaching. We talked with him about why he’s so passionate about helping others while also excelling professionally.

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April 5, 2018

Life-Changing Event Leads to Paralympics, Hollywood

Find out how FedEx Team Member Jay Styperk's life changed in an instant.

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April 2, 2018

MLK’s Impact: Reflections from FedEx Leadership

On the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s passing, members of FedEx Executive Leadership reflect on his enduring legacy and share personal experiences on how he impacted their lives and careers.

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April 2, 2018

The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

FedEx is joining the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta and a number of other organizations across the U.S. in honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we approach the 50th anniversary of his assassination. It’s part of a national commemorative campaign known as MLK50.

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March 29, 2018

The Strikers’ Typist

Nancy Blair-Bonk’s childhood was a little different than most. “Both my parents were active in advocating for workers’ rights,” says Nancy, who is currently Director of HR for FedEx Express. “Even though I was very little, I have distinct memories of a lot of our dinner conversations centering on social issues, the labor movement and

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March 27, 2018

Hearing Through Seeing

My eyes heard you and my voice silently cried out thank you. For many African-Americans in the South, Wednesday evening is time for Bible Study or mid-week service. On Wednesday, April 3, 1968 at Mason Temple Church of God in Christ in Memphis, the church was filled to capacity – standing room only, including the

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