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In Wake of ‘Monkey Hoodie’ Mayhem, H&M Hires Global Diversity Director

by Zahara Hill

Following global backlash for placing a young Black model in a hoodie reading “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle,” H&M has hired a global diversity director.... Read More

Tyra Banks: ‘Race is Not A Trend’

Tyra Banks: ‘Race is Not A Trend’

by Shantell E. Jamison

Tyra Banks will return as the host of America’s Next Top Model for its 24th season and the former supermodel has a very specific message for... Read More

african american children science class

Google Pledges $1M to Bring More Black Males to Tech

by Shantell E. Jamison

When it comes to STEM, there’s an obvious lack of diversity regarding the work sector. But Google just made a huge commitment to bringing... Read More

Report Allegedly Sheds Light on Unfair Writers’ Room Practices

Report Allegedly Sheds Light on Unfair Writers’ Room Practices

by Shantell E. Jamison

A new report by a UCLA professor in conjunction with Color of Change says it is exposing the failure of network executive hiring practices.... Read More

Denise Smith Young

Apple’s Black VP of Diversity Believes a Roomful of White Men Qualifies as Diversity

by Zahara Hill

One would think Apple’s Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion would be able to candidly acknowledge the significance of race and inclusion in a... Read More

North Carolina Has Six Black Female Police Chiefs

North Carolina Has Six Black Female Police Chiefs

by #TEAMEBONY

They spoke out on the experience of policing while Black in 2017. Read More

What Marvel Could Learn from ‘Bingo Love’

What Marvel Could Learn from ‘Bingo Love’

by Monique Jones

Recently, David Gabriel, Marvel’s senior vice president of print, sales and marketing, issued these words from his lips in an answer to iCv2 during... Read More

EMOJI

More Inclusivity Coming to Emoji Keyboard Soon!

by Noel Walker

New proposal ask emoji to add a curly hair, white hair, red hair, and a bald head to the keyboard. If approved, new emojis will be available mid 2018! Read More

Golf, Diversity

Golf’s Lack of Color: Finding More Brown for the Green

by Michael Cottman / Urban News Service

Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation, says that when he surveys golf courses around the country, he says he mainly sees two colors:... Read More

Oaks

Is This Grammar School a Model for Diversity in America?

by Curtis Bunn / Urban News Service

On any given Wednesday, the hallways of The Oaks Academy are lined with more than 100 students and parents — Black, White and otherwise,... Read More