Tag Archives: Diversity

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President Obama Nominates Congresswoman Barbara Lee for UN General Assembly

Senior Democratic Whip seeks to "foster stronger ties, deeper bonds and a renewed commitment "

President Obama announced his nomination of Congresswoman Barbara Lee to serve as a Representative of…

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Muslim 9th Grader Arrested, But Not Charged After School ‘Hoax Bomb’ Incident

Case shines light on profiling, school safety, and whether authorities are going too far

Recent arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, a Muslim, Texas teen whose invention was mistaken for a…

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Journey for Justice: NAACP and Activism Organizations Conclude 860-Mile March

Participants and supporters commemorate completion via social

The NAACP along with other organizations and leaders have hosted series of demonstrations, teach-ins and…

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New Report Gives NFL a Grade A for Racial Hiring and C Plus for Gender Hiring

This is the league's sixth consecutive year receiving an A for racial hiring practices

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports releases its hiring report and gives the…

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Black Business Leaders Travel to London to Discuss the Need for Greater Corporate Diversity

Members from The Executive Leadership Council travel abroad to connect with global black leaders

Members from The Executive Leadership Council travel to London to discuss corporate board diversity.

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Fox News Anchor Suing Toy Maker for More Than $5 Million

Harris Faulkner says Hasbro used her likeness for hamster doll

Harris Faulkner is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy that shares…

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The Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Expands to Help a Community in Need

Hall of Fame Gymnast, Wendy Hilliard, wants to provide low-cost sports to inner-city residents in Detroit

Wendy Hilliard Foundation expands to bring low-cost gymnastics to residents in Detroit.

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On the Move: Walmart Names Ben Hasan Chief Culture, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer

Hasan will bring a more global focus to the company's diversity efforts

In an effort to expand its diversity and inclusion practices, Walmart has appointed Ben Hasan…

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[WATCH] Harold Varner III Becomes First Black Golfer to Earn PGA Tour Card via Web.com

25-year-old hopeful barely made the cut but excited for chance to compete

Harold Varner III has become the first black golfer to earn a PGA tour card…

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Black Church Leaders Embark on Israel Visit

Iran deal among issues part of efforts by COGIC leaders

According to reports, Christian leaders from metro Detroit with the largest African-American religious group left…

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[STUDY] Black Women and Asian Men Underrepresented in Magazines

Despite black women getting Sept. covers, research shows that the playing field is still not diverse

A recent study by student and faculty researchers at the College of William & Mary…

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On the Move: New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center Appoint New CMO

Daniel Cherry III will oversee marketing, communications, and community initiatives

Daniel Cherry III, new CMO for New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center, will helm all…

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Research Shows Big Spike of Black and Hispanic Women Entrepreneurs

Check out resources to sustain success

According to research by the the National Women’s Business Council, African American and Hispanic female…

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Louis Stokes, Ohio’s First Black Congressman, Dies

Attorney and civil rights advocate leaves legacy of forging change for minorities and disenfranchised

Louis Stokes, Ohio’s first African-American Congressan, died late Tuesday. He was 90.

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New York Fashion Week Africa Set to Start Next Month

Event includes a Luxury Africa conference, exploring retail market trends on the continent

New York Fashion Week Africa (NYFWAFRICA) will launch Sept. 11, highlighting top designers from the…

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Danny Glover, Issa Rae, and Patrice Cullors in Martha’s Vineyard to Discuss African Americans and Media

'Changing the Script: Media, Culture, And Black Lives' panel explores depictions of blackness

‘Changing the Script: Media, Culture, And Black Lives’ panel explores depictions of blackness.

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[STUDY] Racial Segregation in Suburbia Still High in US

Cornell University researcher finds metro areas more diverse

Though segregation has decreased in metropolitan areas, it remains in other ways; especially in suburban…

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Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project Shifts Diversity Focus Into High Gear

Seeking commitment, access and accountability for ethnic minorities

The Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project will hold its 16th Annual Rainbow PUSH Global Automotive Summit…

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Paulette Brown Takes Office as First Female Black President of the ABA

The renowned attorney plans to make diversity, inclusion and justice a top priority

Paulette Brown took office Tuesday, August 4, as the first female black president of the…

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4 Best Strategies for Managing a Multicultural Team

How to get the best performance from your staff and colleagues

More often than not, business teams today are multicultural and remotely managed employees or freelancers…

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