Tag Archives: Diversity

Rent a Minority

‘Rent-A-Minority’ Makes You Laugh at America’s Diversity Problem

See how you can rent a minority for every occasion

Satirical website, RentAMinority.com, uses humor to shed light on America’s troubled approach to diversity and…

By Courtney Connley

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Dr. Paula A. Johnson, president, Wellesley College

Wellesley College Names First African American President

Dr. Paula A. Johnson brings educational and medical experience to the role

Dr. Paula A. Johnson has been named Wellesley College president, making her the first black…

By Janell Hazelwood

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2009 BE Executive of the Year Added to Popeyes Board of Directors

Candace Matthews joins the board of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.

Candace Matthews from Amway Corporation becomes Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. newest board member.

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] Kerry Washington and Quincy Jones Presenting at the Oscars

Will and Jada Smith still plan to skip the event despite Academy efforts

After controversy surrounding #OscarsSoWhite, the lineup of presenters who will appear at the upcoming Oscars…

By Janell Hazelwood

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#OscarsSoWhite But GLAAD Awards Embrace Diversity in LGBT Nominees

Nigerian director Rick Famuyiwa’s film 'Dope' among top contenders

The names and shows to be honored this year at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SAG Awards: Diversity is All the Buzz

During the toast, actor Idris Elba announced, "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to diverse TV."

While the casts of ‘Spotlight’ and ‘Downton Abbey’ won the top awards, the topic of…

By Cristie Leondis

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Barbie Gets Another Makeover

Mattel makes its iconic doll tall, petite and curvy

Toymaker giant Mattel is introducing three new body shapes–curvy, petite, and tall–for its iconic Barbie…

By Cristie Leondis

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How Facebook is Using the NFL to Create a Diverse Workforce

Tech company takes a page out of the NFL playbook to improve its workplace

Among its many creative approaches to achieve a diverse workforce, Facebook is implementing a version…

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] Global CEOs to Release Key Gender Data at World Economic Forum

Key information will be announced as part of UN Women's HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Initiative

Key information on gender parity at top Fortune 500 companies will be announced as part…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] How Do You Feel About the Word ‘Diversity?’

Black Enterprise employees explore and share their own definition

With #OscarsSoWhite trending so heavily, it left us wondering: How do you feel about the…

By Cristie Leondis

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New TV Network for African Americans Set to Launch in Detroit

The Dream Network lands deal with WPHR-TV33 to launch on Comcast channel 91

The Dream Network, a new African-American television network, has signed a deal with WPHR-TV33 in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Diversity Recruitment Platform Jopwell Raises $3.25 Million in Seed Funding

Magic Johnson Enterprises among investors in landmark round

Jopwell will use $3.25 million investment to scale operations, infrastructure, and product capabilities to meet growing…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith Set to Boycott Oscars Over Diversity Issue

Head of Academy says they're reviewing membership and working to improve diversity

Black Hollywood heavyweights speaking out in outrage over what they say is an issue of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Rep. Cleaver: African American Inclusion In Tech Is “Common Sense”

Missouri congressman Emanuel Cleaver pens powerful case for diversity and inclusion in tech

Rep. Cleaver talks real talk about diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley.

By Samara Lynn

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8 Career Skills You Need To Be Competitive in 2016

Knowing how to manage diversity will be key

According to a 2015 survey by ManpowerGroup, diversity, communication, and a global mindset are key…

By Kandia Johnson

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Black “Bachelor” May Finally Be Coming to ABC

ABC president Paul Lee says, "It's likely"

After airing for 14 years, the infamous The Bachelor franchise may finally be adding some…

By Cristie Leondis

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Jeffrey Siminoff

Twitter’s New Diversity Chief Gets Mixed Reactions on Twitter

The tech company puts a white male in the position

Siminoff was most recently at Apple as the director of worldwide inclusion and diversity, a…

By Samara Lynn

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The lack of diversity in tech can be a touchy subject. (Source: grist.org)

TechCrunch Writer Blasts Whites in Tech on Diversity, Comment Chaos Ensues

The Internet never fails to disappoint with outrageous and inflammatory comments on issues about diversity in tech.

A writer at TechCrunch posted an article blasting tech industry leaders for an overall tone-deafness…

By Samara Lynn

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Diversifying Google: Meet Three Black Google Engineers

While the diversity and inclusion effort in tech continues, meet three black engineers in prestigious careers at Google

As tech companies continue to share diversity statistics with the public, it’s clear there is…

By Samara Lynn

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Chris Michel

Nation’s Oldest, Largest Private Bank Hires Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Chris Michel becomes the first diversity officer at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

The nation’s oldest and largest private bank, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., is showing their…

By Courtney Connley

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