Bloomberg News Debuts “Black In Focus” Conversation Series on LinkedIn

Today Bloomberg News debuted “Black in Focus,” a new LinkedIn live conversation series with Black business and thought leaders, hosted by veteran Bloomberg journalist Karen Toulon, chief correspondent of Bloomberg Equality.

The series’ first guest was ballet dancer Misty Copeland. With Toulon, she discussed her career; helping ballet break through to new audiences as it tackles racism; her business relationships and ventures, including her new production company; and the influence and power of the Black consumer.

“I understand the importance of me having a voice and me having a presence on the stage and beyond the stage,” said Misty Copeland.

With its guests, “Black in Focus” will explore stories in the headlines and bring fresh perspectives and actionable ideas to Bloomberg’s digital audience.

“Black in Focus” will stream live weekly on LinkedIn on Thursdays at 11 AM ET, and can later be found on Bloomberg News’ social media channels and The series marks Bloomberg’s first-ever live series to be streamed on LinkedIn.

See the first episode on LinkedIn and on