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Lack of Diversity is Only a Symptom

Lack of Diversity is Only a Symptom

by Aura Bogado on April 18 2014, 4:59PM

Daniel José Older’s powerful essay calls out the publishing industry’s institutional racism.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Cleveland Business Mag Admits Diversity Problem

Cleveland Business Mag Admits Diversity Problem

by Carla Murphy on April 16 2014, 11:02AM

Out of 32 community leaders, one person of color chosen to represent Cleveland

Topics: Media, /NOW

Victoria Rowell: 'Not One Black Exec' on the 'Young and the Restless'

Victoria Rowell: ‘Not One Black Exec’ on the ‘Young and the Restless’

by Jamilah King on March 27 2014, 2:33PM

Daytime TV gets a reality check from one of its biggest black stars.

Topics: Culture

Diversity Critics Target New Media Start-Ups

Diversity Critics Target New Media Start-Ups

by Carla Murphy on March 18 2014, 4:19PM

Next-gen media called out for not getting it.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Under Pressure, FCC Stops Asking Questions About Media Diversity

Under Pressure, FCC Stops Asking Questions About Media Diversity

by Carla Murphy on March 14 2014, 7:00AM

Or, how a little study about media access for people of color and women caused a big fuss

Topics: Media

How Does It Feel to Be a Black Student at UCLA Law School? [Video]

How Does It Feel to Be a Black Student at UCLA Law School? [Video]

by Julianne Hing on February 10 2014, 4:10PM

As if law school weren’t hard enough. Black UCLA Law School students speak out about the school’s lack of racial diversity.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Do You Say 'Y'all' or 'You Guys'?

Do You Say ‘Y’all’ or ‘You Guys’?

by Von Diaz on November 27 2013, 2:41PM

Is it a pop a coke? A freeway or a highway? An audio map from The Atlantic charts dialects from across the nation.

Topics: /NOW

Watch Black Students Call out UCLA for Lack of Diversity

Watch Black Students Call out UCLA for Lack of Diversity

by Von Diaz on November 13 2013, 11:39AM

Poet and activist Sy Stokes says, ‘This school is not diverse because you put it on a pamphlet.’

Topics: Education Reform, /NOW, Youth and Race

Tristan Walker's Plans to Increase Diversity in Silicon Valley

Tristan Walker’s Plans to Increase Diversity in Silicon Valley

by Von Diaz on November 11 2013, 10:03AM

The former head of business development at FourSquare now has his sights set on increasing diversity in the tech sector.

Topics: /NOW, Technology

Is an Increasingly Multicultural America Changing the Way We Eat?

Is an Increasingly Multicultural America Changing the Way We Eat?

by Von Diaz on October 17 2013, 3:48PM

Food industry experts say tortillas and salsa have replaced potato chips and ketchup.

Topics: /NOW

ABC Announces the First Latino 'Bachelor'

ABC Announces the First Latino ‘Bachelor’

by Von Diaz on August 7 2013, 5:29PM

Venezuelan single father Juan Pablo Galavis will be the first non-white contestant of ‘The Bachelor.”

Topics: /NOW

Number of Asian and Latino Writers for TV Are Up

Number of Asian and Latino Writers for TV Are Up

by Jorge Rivas on March 27 2013, 12:33PM

The number of Asian and Latino writers is up. But black writers saw the lowest percentage increase.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Why You Shouldn’t Be Surprised There Were No SAG Award Winners of Color

by Jorge Rivas on January 28 2013, 4:32PM

The 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were held on Sunday and every single individual award for an actor went to a white actor.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Tim Cook Values 'Diversity With a Capital D,' But Execs Are White Males

Tim Cook Values ‘Diversity With a Capital D,’ But Execs Are White Males

by Jorge Rivas on December 6 2012, 11:37AM

It’s time Apple starts to think different and consider equity too.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Readers Blast 'Hollywood Reporter' for 'Blindingly Pale Group of Women'

Readers Blast ‘Hollywood Reporter’ for ‘Blindingly Pale Group of Women’

by Jorge Rivas on November 26 2012, 10:55AM

Readers of the entertainment business magazine are calling them out for only featuring white actress in their “The Actresses Roundtable” cover story.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Infographic: How White is the New Fall 2012 TV Season?

Infographic: How White is the New Fall 2012 TV Season?

by Jorge Rivas on November 14 2012, 11:14AM

NBC leads the pack as the network with the most diversity in its scripted programming.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

93% of Front-Page Election News Stories are Written by White Reporters [Infographic]

93% of Front-Page Election News Stories are Written by White Reporters [Infographic]

by Jorge Rivas on October 25 2012, 4:31PM

Issues pertaining to race have been constant in the 2012 election news coverage, but almost all the people covering those stories have been white.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Who Are 'Gangbangers' and Are They Treated Fairly? [Reader Forum]

Who Are ‘Gangbangers’ and Are They Treated Fairly? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on October 22 2012, 9:03AM

Colorlines readers respond to the second presidential debate’s heated exchanges on immigrants, women, and diversity vs. fairness.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, Politics

The Difference Between Equity and Binders Full of Anybody

The Difference Between Equity and Binders Full of Anybody

by Rinku Sen on October 18 2012, 9:35AM

This week’s presidential debate highlighted the fact that there’s a distinctive difference between getting invited to the party and actually having fun.

Topics: 2012 Election, Economy, Gender & Sexuality, Movement

The Rhetorical (De)evolution of Affirmative Action [INFOGRAPHIC] Infographic

The Rhetorical (De)evolution of Affirmative Action [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Hatty Lee on October 10 2012, 9:58AM

The case for affirmative action, from President Lyndon Johnson’s soaring 1965 speech to today’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court.

Topics: Affirmative Action, Schools & Youth

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