diversity

  • The Diversity Chief of Apple is stepping down

    Apple’s diversity chief is stepping down after only six months on the job — after causing an outcry by saying that being a minority or a woman are not the only criteria for diversity, according to reports. Denise Young Smith, who was named vice president of diversity and inclusion...
  • Great Read: Diversity in the Church!

    In September, Oxford University Press published “Parish and Place: Making Room for Diversity in the American Catholic Church,” by MC associate professor of sociology Dr. Tricia Bruce. The work, broadly speaking, addresses how leaders in the US Catholic Church are dealing with parishioners who are choosing personal parishes—a relatively...
  • Do Recruiters overlook historically black colleges and universities?

    At the end of February, Johnny C. Taylor Jr. found himself listening to the CEO of a global security company who was struggling to fill 400 internship spots. Both men were attending an event in Washington, D.C., aimed at bringing together employers and leaders from historically black colleges and...
  • Justice Dept. promises Action in College Admissions!

    A bombshell report in The New York Times Tuesday night revealed that the U.S. Justice Department plans to investigate and sue colleges over their affirmative action policies in admissions. The Times cited an internal announcement to the Justice Department’s civil rights division that seeks lawyers for a project on...
  • Twitter Announces Newcomer @Candi As New VP of Diversity!

    SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has hired Candi Castleberry-Singleton as its new vice president of inclusion and diversity in the latest bid by co-founder and chief executive Jack Dorsey to make the social media service better reflect the demographics of its users. Castleberry-Singleton, who has spent years working in the field of inclusion...
  • Real Housewives of NY Wants to Add Diversity to their hit Reality show!

    “The Real Housewives of New York City” could become more diverse for its upcoming 10th season, according to insiders close to the show, who tell Page Six that the search will be on for a minority cast member. “After nine seasons, the show’s been very white, and in the...
  • See The first African American Woman who joins Tesla’s board of directors!

    Ebony’s Linda Johnson Rice joins Tesla’s board of directors from CNBC. In push toward diversity, Tesla adds publisher Linda Johnson Rice to the board https://t.co/2CXYgLKXip pic.twitter.com/ev1Tt8pFPi — Forbes (@Forbes) July 18, 2017 Ebony’s Linda Johnson Rice has joined the board of Tesla as an independent director. She is the...
  • Lawsuit Says, ‘African American Performers Faced discrimination at Atlanta Hawks Arena

    The Philips Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball team, in Atlanta. A former security manager at Atlanta’s premier sports and entertainment arena says black performers there face tougher security measures during events than white performers, and that he was fired for complaining to his managers about discrimination. In a lawsuit filed...
  • Motion picture academy opens its doors to new members to push for diversity

    It’s one of the key rules of Hollywood: The sequel always has to be bigger. On Wednesday, in its latest step toward diversifying the overwhelmingly white and male institution, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences opened its doors to its largest-ever class of new members. A whopping...