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Adrian Felix, partner with Bilzin Sumberg in Miami. Adrian Felix, partner with Bilzin Sumberg in Miami.

The recent deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, and the resulting protests around the country, pushed the ongoing issues of racial injustice and inequality in the United States to the forefront of our national conversation. Indeed, businesses, sports leagues, local leaders, and many individuals have been spurred to take a public stance and play a more proactive role in demanding institutional-level change. Such social activism can result in immediate changes, as we have witnessed over the past month with the announcement by The Quaker Oats Co. (a subsidiary of PepsiCo Inc.) to retire its Aunt Jemima brand, and the Washington Redskins NFL team’s recent decision to change its name and logo due to mounting pressure from its corporate sponsors. History has shown though that sustainable change often takes a prolonged, focused effort at all levels—individual, business and government.

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