The search engine giant became focused on diversity after reports from 2014 showed that the company composed of the following: 60 percent were White and 31 percent were Asian, while 3 percent were Hispanic and 2 percent were Black.
The Court of Special Appeals in Maryland, the state’s second-highest court, has ordered another trial and restored charges against a man from Northwest Baltimore who was acquitted in the murder of North Carolina native Phylicia Barnes. The court says Circuit Judge John Addison Howard committed a mistake in January 2015 when he acquitted Michael Johnson of […]
The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]
According to the nonprofit research organization Catalyst, there are only 23 female CEOs among Fortune 500 companies. When Burns steps down, there will only be one woman of color among the group.
https://twitter.com/ElaineWelteroth/status/733709580115542018 Teen Vogue is breaking barriers. The publication has hired its first Black editor-in-chief. On Thursday, Teen Vogue announced that Elaine Welteroth has been appointed editor-in-chief. The role was formerly held by Amy Astley. “Elaine, Marie and Phil are fearlessly at the forefront, inspiring young trendsetters with their sophisticated take on emerging fashion, beauty and […]
The advice comes amid a racially divisive presidential race as Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has made disparaging remarks about Mexican immigrants and proposed a temporary ban on Muslims.
TFA is committed to recruiting 2,400 Latino undergraduates and professionals over the next three years to teach in predominantly low-income Latino schools.
Nathan Barksdale, the Baltimore drug lord and inspiration behind HBO's hit series The Wire, has died.
Streep was asked by an Egyptian reporter at a press conference whether the jury would be able to relate to or process films from the Middle East and Africa. Streep honestly admitted she didn't know much about policies in either region, but said we're all humans - and specifically - we're all from Africa.
Dr. Darnell Hunt, Director of the Bunche Center at UCLA, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss Hollywood’s diversity numbers behind the Academy Awards and the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The Bunche Center at UCLA releases an annual diversity report through a series of quantifiable statistics showing where the entertainment industry falls short in inclusion and representation. From […]