Tag Archives: Diversity

Congressional Black Caucus Co-Hosts Panel on Getting a Job in Tech

Young professionals learned how to transition non-tech education and work experience into a tech career

The CBC hosts a panel on careers in tech as part of its CBC Tech…

By Samara Lynn

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[September 2015] 40 Best Companies For Diversity

Major corporations that truly embrace diversity are leaders in creating a dynamic corporate culture

While prior generations look at diversity from the perspectives of racial, ethnic, and gender representation,…

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Censorship is Bad; This Writer’s Take on Diversity in Tech is Worse

This tech writer says the lack of diversity in tech is a fantasy in your head

His argument is the same one that is repeated ad nauseum to minority groups in…

By Samara Lynn

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Executive Leadership Council CEO Talks Achieving Objectives in Global Diversity

Ronald C. Parker on his plan to expand the reach of black executives

Executive Leadership Council President Ronald Parker talks taking the discussion of corporate diversity global and…

By Courtney Connley

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Part 2: Star Jones Reveals the Financial Mistake That Was Her Greatest Teacher

She learned her lesson early and was able to reverse bad habits

“I had to get real with the fact that I am my own back-up plan,”…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Media and Advertising Panels Target Multicultural Students

Ad Week event speaks to HBCU students about preparing to land that dream job

The Modern Face of Advertising, panel discussions developed by the Multicultural Talent Pipeline, spoke to…

By Robin White Goode

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Part 1: Star Jones Talks Money, Careers, and Capitalizing on Diversity

Climbing the corporate ladder to be an agent of change

Inclusion is simply good for business. Your consumer base is going to be black, Asian,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Yahoo! Donates Computer Servers to Howard, El Paso Universities

Yahoo donates hundreds of servers in effort to bridge diversity gap

Yahoo recently gifted Howard University and the University of Texas at El Paso with 200…

By Samara Lynn

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Does Racism Impact the Way Reviewers Rate TV Shows?

There's a difference between a legitimate critique and slamming a show without merit

There’s a pattern of racial bias when it comes to reviewing TV shows and when…

By Britta Darling

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Apple Adds an African American to its Board of Directors

Tech giant takes a step in the right direction by appointing former Boeing CFO James A. Bell

Former Boeing CFO James A. Bell has been appointed to Apple’s corporate board

By Courtney Connley

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Speaker Panel on Black People in Advertising Fails to Include Black People

A 2015 Advertising Week event titled Here Are All the Black People doesn't feature any on panel

A funny thing happened at the 2015 Advertising Week panel called Here Are All the…

By Samara Lynn

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[WATCH] Comedian Trevor Noah Preps for First Night as Host of The Daily Show

Watchers wonder what stamp the comedian will leave on the show and how he'll take it into the future of late night TV

Fans and critics will watch to see what mark Trevor Noah, the new host of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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U.S. Defense Secretary Promotes ‘Lean In’ Groups to Help Boost Women in Military Leadership

Ash Carter says the military force should reflect the nation it protects

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter endorses “Lean In” discussion groups as part of his efforts…

By Courtney Connley

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MC Lyte, Bethann Hardison, Catherine L. Hughes and More Honored at 9th Annual ADCOLOR Awards

ADCOLOR celebrates diversity in marketing, advertising, PR and entertainment

ADCOLOR hosts awards show to celebrate diversity in marketing, advertising, PR & and entertainment.

By Cristie Leondis

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Viola Davis and Regina King Make Emmy History

Davis quotes Harriet Tubman in her acceptance speech and envisions an equal playing field for black actresses

Viola Davis delivers moving speech as she becomes first black woman to win an Emmy…

By Courtney Connley

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Emmys Honors: Taraji P. Henson Hopes 2015 is the Year of the Black Female Actress

'Empire' actress nominated with Viola Davis of 'How to Get Away with Murder'

On becoming Emmys pioneer: ‘Empire’ star says: “Here we are in 2015, and we’re still…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Courtney Connley

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