Tag Archives: Diversity

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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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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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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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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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Automotive Industry Celebrates Diversity

The first Diversity Volume Leadership Awards are coming up in January

The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) and IHS Automotive just announced the nominees…

By Safon Floyd

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Tracey Norman: First Black Transgender Model Was Face of Clairol in the 1970s

The former model finally reveals the truth

Tracey Norman reveals what it was like to be a black model in the ’70s…

By Cristie Leondis

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Top Companies for Black Professionals

See why these companies made our best in diversity list

Recently, the job and recruiting website Glassdoor released their list of the ’50 Best Places…

By Courtney Connley

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Advancement Can Only Be Achieved Through Opportunity

Corporations must stop giving lip service only to diversity

How can it be that African Americans hold only 3.2% of all senior management positions?…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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On the Move: Bank of America Appoints Cynthia Bowman Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Bowman will step into her new role in 2016

Bank of America has appointed Cynthia Bowman as new chief diversity and inclusion officer.

By Courtney Connley

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Keurig Sold in $13.9 Billion Deal to Investor Group JAB Holding Co.

The coffee company goes private and is valued at $92 a share

JAB Holding Co. has bought Keurig in a $13.9 billion deal. The investor group…

By Cristie Leondis

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Miami Celebrates Diversity with Heritage Month

Events planned to promote the destination’s rich cultural gems and multicultural neighborhoods

Events planned for Miami Heritage Month will promote the destination’s rich cultural gems and multicultural…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Yahoo CEO Throws $70,000 ‘Wizard of Oz’ Party, Abandons Shonda Rhimes Deal

Marissa Mayer's holiday company photo shoot raises eyebrows

Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo stirs up further criticism.

By Samara Lynn

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Former Twitter Engineer Blasts Company For Diversity and Inclusion Problem

The environment at the social media company led Leslie Miley to leave

One tech professional is now speaking out about his first-hand experience of being one of…

By Courtney Connley

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Dove Embraces Diversity With New Curly-Haired Emojis

Beauty brand launches 27 emojis with various skintones and hair curl patterns

Dove ‘Love Your Curls’ campaign launches 27 new curly-haired emojis that can be downloaded in…

By Courtney Connley

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Uzo Aduba, Dascha Polanco, and Tituss Burgess Discuss the Diversity Power of Non-Network Shows

2015 Adweek panel says TV has just cracked the surface of diversity

Actors Uzo Aduba, Dascha Polanco, and Tituss Burgess discuss how non-network shows are pushing the…

By Courtney Connley

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’50 Billion Dollar Boss’ Authors Talk Diversity, Black Women Entrepreneurs and Success

Kathey Porter and Andrea Hoffman provide unique insight into being a businesswoman

With an impressive wheelhouse of expertise that includes small business development, Fortune 500 consulting, supplier…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Morgan Stanley Shows Its Commitment to Helping Entrepreneurs Move Their Business Forward

Financial services firm hosts event to help business owners elevate their company's success

Morgan Stanley helps entrepreneurs elevate their business with a ‘Business FORWARD: Innovate and Connect’ event…

By Courtney Connley

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Black Motorsports Leaders: Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton Becomes Formula 1 World Champ

He's the first driver in the series to win 10 or more races in consecutive seasons

Often touted as the “first black driver in Formula 1,” Lewis Hamilton has won his…

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[On the Move] Washington Post Managing Editor Kevin Merida Heads to ESPN

Award-winning journalist will serve as editor-in-chief of ESPN site The Undefeated

Award-winning journalist Kevin Merida has announced he is leaving the newspaper to serve as editor-in-chief…

By Courtney Connley

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