Tag Archives: racial bias

British actor John Boyega

[Op-Ed] Star Wars Stormtrooper “Blackwash Rage” Strikes Back

Examining "blackwash rage"—unbridled anger over casting actors of color in non-traditional roles

It almost seems preposterous to use the word “controversy” with the words “casting” and “Star…

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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The viral image of 14-year-old 9th grader, Ahmed Mohamed, in the midst of his arrest. This photo was made public by one of Mohamed's family members.

President Obama Invites Ahmed Mohamed to the White House

POTUS Tweets a supportive message to the young man arrested for his homemade clock

The 14-year-old 9th grader in Irving, Texas, was arrested yesterday for bringing a homemade clock…

By Sonja Mack

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(Part 2) Veteran Tech CEOs Tell Stories of Bias in Silicon Valley

Three founders say lack of diversity a result of ignorance, not racism

Successful African American founders and CEOs of tech companies talk about real and perceived…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Silicon Valley 2

(Part I) Veteran Tech CEOs Tell Stories of Bias in Silicon Valley

Nuanced racism occurs regularly for no apparent reason besides skin color

Two veteran tech company CEOs talk about the racial discrimination they’ve faced in the tech…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Truth About Our Differences

Two diversity experts� feedback about challenges of race and gender in the workplace

Cultural Anthropologists Thomas Kochman and Jean Mavrelis have worked as diversity consultants since the inception…

By Dale Coachman

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