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Shonda Rhimes Is Sick of Talking About the Diversity in Her Shows

Shonda Rhimes Is Sick of Talking About the Diversity in Her Shows

by Qimmah Saafir on April 15 2015, 1:42PM

The primetime power player wants the press to question antiquated thinking, not human diversity.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

From Coon to Watermelon Jokes, Barriers Remain for Young Black Writers Today

From Coon to Watermelon Jokes, Barriers Remain for Young Black Writers Today

by Carla Murphy on April 3 2015, 4:42PM

Poet Saeed Jones, in a brilliant new essay, explains.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

One Photo Prompts Much-Needed Conversation About Latino Identity

One Photo Prompts Much-Needed Conversation About Latino Identity

by Qimmah Saafir on April 2 2015, 12:32PM

Photographer Edgar Núñez captures a shot that captures the diversity of the Latino community.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Google Backs Opps for Latino and Black Entrepreneurs in 3 Cities

Google Backs Opps for Latino and Black Entrepreneurs in 3 Cities

by Carla Murphy on March 19 2015, 1:17PM

Tech entrepreneurs in Chicago, Austin and Durham, N.C., will catch a huge break

Topics: Labor, /NOW

What Racial Diversity Looks Like at Starbucks

What Racial Diversity Looks Like at Starbucks

by Aura Bogado on March 17 2015, 5:30PM

The coffee and cream of a corporate beverage chain.

Topics: Labor

Shonda Rhimes Says Writing Saved Her Life

Shonda Rhimes Says Writing Saved Her Life

by Qimmah Saafir on March 17 2015, 2:30PM

While accepting an LGBTQ organization’s award, Rhimes reveals how she dreamed up Shondaland—“a safe space”—as a little girl.

Topics: Arts & Culture

The Jokes Were Mostly Bad And Sometimes Racist: #OscarsSoWhite Recap

The Jokes Were Mostly Bad And Sometimes Racist: #OscarsSoWhite Recap

by Jamilah King on February 23 2015, 10:26AM

Did you expect anything less?

Topics: Culture

Former Oscar Winner Mo'Nique: 'I'm Just a Girl From Baltimore'

Former Oscar Winner Mo’Nique: ‘I’m Just a Girl From Baltimore’

by Jamilah King on February 19 2015, 11:30AM

In the five years since her “Precious” win she’s been shut out of Hollywood.

Topics: Culture

Commission Urges California State Parks to Welcome More People of Color

Commission Urges California State Parks to Welcome More People of Color

by Julianne Hing on January 30 2015, 3:02PM

“The visitors don’t look like California,” USC professor Manuel Pastor says.

Topics: Environment, /NOW

Despite Using MLK for Advertisement, Apple Doesn't Observe MLK Day

Despite Using MLK for Advertisement, Apple Doesn’t Observe MLK Day

by Aura Bogado on January 15 2015, 4:59PM

Can Apple control+option+delete its way out of this one?

Topics: /NOW, Society

Diverse Casting Leads to a Wildly Successful Fall for Network TV

Diverse Casting Leads to a Wildly Successful Fall for Network TV

by Jamilah King on October 29 2014, 10:28AM

They’re making history.

Topics: Culture

Racial Diversity Among America's Working Artists Virtually Non-Existent

Racial Diversity Among America’s Working Artists Virtually Non-Existent

by Jamilah King on October 23 2014, 2:28PM

It’s hard to make a living off of your art, but that’s especially true for artists of color.

Topics: Culture

The Problem With Time Magazine's New Take on Asian-Americans in Tech

The Problem With Time Magazine’s New Take on Asian-Americans in Tech

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2014, 7:00AM

How Time acknowledged but ended up succumbing to the pitfalls of writing about Asian-Americans in the U.S.

Topics: Media, Society

Black and Latino Engineering Graduation Rates Don't Match up With Tech Industry Hiring

Black and Latino Engineering Graduation Rates Don’t Match up With Tech Industry Hiring

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2014, 4:28PM

Where are the black and Latino tech graduates going?

Topics: Labor, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Gene Luen Yang on Diversity in Comics: 'We Have to Make Mistakes'

Gene Luen Yang on Diversity in Comics: ‘We Have to Make Mistakes’

by Jamilah King on September 3 2014, 11:29AM

The award-winning graphic novelist delivered a rousing speech at the National Book Festival gala.

Topics: Culture

Low-Income Student Enrollment Stagnates at Elite Colleges

Low-Income Student Enrollment Stagnates at Elite Colleges

by Julianne Hing on August 26 2014, 2:29PM

Even though the numbers of low-income students has grown in the same time period.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Brooklyn Museum Just Got a Lot Cheaper

Brooklyn Museum Just Got a Lot Cheaper

by Jamilah King on August 5 2014, 12:43PM

It’s free for folks under 20 starting September 3.

Topics: Culture

Infographic: Only 8 Percent of Sci-Fi Films Feature Protagonists of Color Infographic

Infographic: Only 8 Percent of Sci-Fi Films Feature Protagonists of Color

by Jamilah King on July 30 2014, 11:39AM

Sci-fi and fantasy blockbusters are still overwhelmingly white and male.

Topics: Culture

Black Student Body President Stripped of Office After Mocking White Classmates

Black Student Body President Stripped of Office After Mocking White Classmates

by Jamilah King on July 2 2014, 11:04AM

The incident highlights racial tensions at elite boarding schools.

Topics: Culture

Here's How You Can Add Some Color to Your Child's Summer Reading List

Here’s How You Can Add Some Color to Your Child’s Summer Reading List

by Jamilah King on June 10 2014, 2:03PM

KQED’s MindShift blog put together a list of 25 recommendations.

Topics: Culture

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