Diversity

Take a look at the 10 least diverse cities in America, and see if your community is doing a good job or needs improvement.

The Census Bureau on Thursday issued its most detailed portrait yet of how the U.S. has changed over the past decade, releasing a trove of demographic data that will be used to redraw political maps across an increasingly diverse country.

NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble is withdrawing a planned line of famous literature reissued with multicultural cover images that has been met with widespread criticism on social media.   Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter! “We acknowledge the voices who have expressed concerns about the Diverse Editions project […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood’s awards season may not show it, but the most popular films are increasingly diverse, a new study finds. According to new research released Tuesday by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, more of 2019’s top movies featured minority or female lead characters than ever recorded before. Analyzing the […]

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Barbie has been a household name for over six decades now. For much of that time, the doll represented a feminine, Eurocentric beauty standard that was not diverse like its young female fanbase. But in recent years, parent company Mattel has steadily been working to make Barbie’s brand more inclusive by increasing representation of race, […]

MIAMI (AP) — Stopping short of saying the Rooney Rule is not working, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell noted Wednesday the league needs change to its minority hiring policy. Though the league requires teams to interview minority candidates, only two African-Americans have been hired for 19 open head coaching spots over the past three years. The […]

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OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg responded Tuesday to a report that campaign staffers of color had expressed frustration, thanking them for feeling able to voice their grievances. “That may not be something that’s typical or has happened a lot before in presidential campaigns, to try to empower staffers at all levels […]

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Marcus Brady is the Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback coach and one of only two Black QB coaches in the league; along with Miami Dolphins’ Jim Caldwell. In a conversation with the Indianapolis Star, Brady made it clear he is aware of the lack of minority coaches in the NFL. Especially positions like his and offensive coordinator, which […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen King says he cares only about “quality,” not “diversity” when deciding on awards. Some are asking why he thinks the two must be different. “I would never consider diversity in matters of art. Only quality,” King tweeted this week. “It seems to me that to do otherwise would be wrong.” […]

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A year ago, Richard Lapchick was at least willing to consider it might be cyclical. Not any longer. Not after all but one of the coaching vacancies in the NFL have been filled. Not after — in a league where 70 percent of players are minorities — blacks have been hired for only two of […]

When Grammy award-winning rapper Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki began learning the ropes of venture capitalism in the tech space, he noticed something almost immediately— he wasn’t seeing many people who looked like him. When he began to fund ventures himself, the heads of startups that were brought to him weren’t diverse, either, and that led him […]

Naomi Campbell is facing backlash online after revealing that she was recently offered “tons of money” to walk in an exclusive Black fashion show but turned it down. While discussing the need for more diversity in the fashion industry, Campbell explained in a new interview with The Guardian why she’s not down with supporting an all-Black fashion show. […]