diversity

  • Warner Bros. and HBO adopt company-wide inclusion policy

    Six months after Frances McDormand introduced the world to the concept of an inclusion rider in her Oscars speech, Warner Bros. and its sister companies are announcing a company-wide commitment to diversity and inclusion, becoming the first major entertainment company to do so. WarnerMedia says Wednesday that it is...
  • Christian Higher Ed Becoming Less White, More Diverse in Effort to Reflect God’s Kingdom

    While most Christian colleges in the United States have been predominantly white institutions, there is an ongoing movement within Christian higher education to diversify student and faculty bodies to ensure that the diversity in God’s Kingdom is reflected in His schools. More than eight out of 10 students (82.2...
  • Female Characters in Top Grossing Films Drop in 2017 (Study)

    Females comprised 24 percent of protagonists featured in the 100 top domestic grossing films of 2017, a decline of 5 percent from 2016. While 2017 saw the release of female-fronted studio releases like Wonder Woman, The Last Jedi and Girls Trip, a study out Thursday has found that female representation...
  • 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...