Cultural Diversity

American Book Awards given to honor works reflecting nation's cultural diversity

Books on human caging, early Detroit and African-American culture in Los Angeles are among this year’s winners for works reflecting the country’s …

Los Angeles

Detroit Candidate For State Senator 'Deeply Regrets' Referring To Her Opponent As 'Ching-Chong'

Michigan state Rep. Bettie Cook Scott has issued an apology after news of her using racial slurs against her Asian opponent, Rep. Stephanie Chang, …

Diversity

Law firms take reality check on their cultural diversity

Heard the one about what diversity means in a law firm? That they replace a white male with a white female.<p>So have most of Australia's leading firms, …

Diversity

Young models called to audition for KwaThema Fashion Week

KwaThema – KwaThema Fashion Week is calling on local young models and designers to showcase their work during their upcoming event.<p>The season’s …

Fashion Week

Independence Day 2018: Indian, Chinese Armies show warmth in Sikkim

Officials of India's Army and China's People Liberation Army (PLA) met at Nathu La on the Indian side of Sikkim to celebrate India's Independence Day …

India

Black Craft Beer Brewers Remind The Industry Of Their Presence With Pittsburgh's First Black Brew Festival

The term "craft beer" is typically considered white-adjacent. But thanks to a few black crafters dedicated to highlighting the diversity of brewing, …

Craft Beer

Speak Up Against Racism: How White Parents Can Teach Inclusion to Kids

“I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but the content of …

Diversity

SOE Ministry Develops Youth Through 'Students Know the Nation' Program

<b>Jakarta.</b> The Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises has taken an active role in developing Indonesia's youth to ensure a better workforce in the future …

Indonesia

More hotels are grappling with racial bias

Recent incidents at hotels around the country have raised questions about diversity training.

Hospitality

Omarosa Confirms There Are Tapes Of Trump Saying ‘N****r,’ Twitter Goes ‘Water Is Wet’

Ousted from the Trump administration, Omarosa Manigault Newman is going full-force promoting her new memoir "Unhinged." Fully banking off the access …

Donald Trump

A Bus Driver Was Fired After Punching A Bigoted Passenger Who Spit On Him And Called Him A 'N****r'

Surveillance video footage from a May incident involving a Palm Tran bus driver and a racist rider who went way too far has recently been circulating …

Diversity

John Bailey Reelected Academy President After Sexual-Harassment Probe

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors reelected John Bailey to his second year as president Tuesday night. Bailey, a …

Sexual Harassment

Surround yourself with Natural Beauty in Bocas del Toro

<b>BOCAS DEL TORO</b><p>The islands of Bocas del Toro are the essence of the<b>Panamanian Caribbean</b>. This paradise will delight you with its<b>coral reefs</b>,</b> …

Natural Beauty

Quebec's young Liberals propose financial reward for cultural diversity

QUEBEC — The Liberal youth wing is calling on the Couillard government to encourage cultural organizations to show greater sensitivity to ethnic …

Canadian News

What's At Stake For Black America With President Trump's Current Supreme Court Nomination

"Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable.”This admonition from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is one that African Americans should take to …

Civil Rights

Ranking names Cobb, Marietta schools some of the best in Georgia

Cobb County and Marietta schools made the Honor Roll in Niche’s ranking of Georgia’s best school districts for 2019.<p>The ranking and review site …

Education

This Artist Puts Cowboys Star Quarterback, Dak Prescott, In The Sunken Place For National Anthem Comments

There's a new wrinkle to the ongoing national anthem protests dominating discussions around the NFL.Arlington, Texas artist, Trey Wilder, painted a …

NFL

SUMMERTIME CHI MEANS DANCING IN THE PARK: CHICAGO SUMMERDANCE

Aug 5, 2018<p><b>THE CITY OF CHICAGO AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPECIAL EVENTS PRESENTS 'CHICAGO SUMMERDANCE". THIS FREE SUMMER MUSIC</b> …

Tamar Braxton

Trump Unleashed An Unhinged Attack On LeBron James, Twitter Goes For 45's Neck

President Donald Trump's latest attack against a black public figure is a twofer. Newly minted Laker LeBron James and CNN's Don Lemon were next in …

Lebron James

Woman Asks For A Temporary Password From Utility Company, So They Send Her 'N****r'

A Seattle, Washington woman tried to obtain a temporary password from a local utility company. What she received was a racial slur.<p>Erica Conway …

Puget Sound

Pyrrhic Pleasure: The Important Message Everyone Seems To Be Missing When Analyzing 'Get Out'

Since its official release in February 2017, Jordan Peele’s "<i>Get Out</i> has dominated American racial conversations with its situating of white …

Diversity

Higher Ed Can Reproduce Institutional And Cultural Racism, Making Them 'Not So Safe' Spaces For African American Stduents

African American students’ educational experiences have consistently been tied to issues of social justice; they have organized and advocated for …

African-American News

VC Fred Wilson: Where Did You Go to School?

Nearly half of venture capital investors attended the same two colleges. That's not a recipe for diversity.<p>I read this post yesterday that says that 40 percent of VC investors went to either Stanford or Harvard.<p>Frankly, I am not surprised.<p>I've worked in this industry for over 30 years. It is full …

Venture Capital

College of Charleston resumes affirmative action after 2-year hiatus

The College of Charleston has begun practicing race-conscious affirmative action in its admissions office again, about two years after quietly …

College & University

Venture capital’s diversity disaster

The lack of diversity issue in Silicon Valley touches all aspects of the industry — entrepreneurship, big tech company demographics and venture capital. While tech companies have been a bit more deliberate about fostering diversity and inclusion in the last few years — and have made a small bit of …

Venture Capital

Braves' Newcomb apologizes for old offensive tweets

Atlanta Braves left-hander Sean Newcomb apologized Sunday for racist and homophobic tweets he posted in 2011 and 2012.<p>FILE PHOTO: Jul 8, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb (15) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. Mandatory …

Milwaukee Brewers

Letter: Keep your spit to yourself

Anthony writes: "Robert Stanzler must know that spitting on another individual is certainly not made in Detroit."

Detroit

Mutuo Brings Mexican and Brazilian Perspectives to LA's Architectural Milieu

Mutuo is an LA-based practiced founded by Jose Herrasti, originally from Mexico City, and Fernanda Oppermann, originally from Brazil. After a few …

Architecture

Author to Discuss Cultural Diversity in Books at Anderson’s Bookshop

"Cultural Diversity in Writing" will be the topic of a brief presentation to precede a book signing by author Susan Miura from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 5, at Anderson's Book Shop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave, Naperville. Drawings for three gift baskets containing books, chocolate and gift cards from …

Books

Bigot Who Wanted Black Man To Know ‘How Much Of A N****r’ He Was Says His Life Is ‘Ruined’

A white man who followed a Black man to his house to spew racial slurs at him claims the viral video of the incident has ruined his life.Last …

Black Culture