Diversity

  In an effort to improve diversity, Delta Air Lines announced that their Propel Collegiate Pilot Career Path Program will partner with Hampton University to recruit more African American pilots.  In 2018, Delta launched its Propel program to identify, select and develop the next generation of pilots. And although other airlines have launched recruitment efforts […]

The Need for greater diversity in the legal profession is reflected in the statistics.  With 5% of this nation’s attorneys are black, and 80% heads of law firms are over 91% white, increasing diversity in the legal profession is not only imperative, it’s an urgent matter – especially where equity in system of justice is […]

Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer will step down after five years.

Although the media has come a long way with representation of people of color on screens, there’s still work to do. Earlier this week, Variety published a list of Hollywood actors & their respective per-episode salaries, but unfortunately, minority actors make considerably less than white actors. According to reports, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson commands a whopping $400,000 per […]

For her new family drama on OWN, titled Queen Sugar, DuVernay made it clear that casting minorities in front of and behind the camera was a conscious effort.

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 […]

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.

UCLA's Ralph J. Bunche Center published a report proving the "movies don't sell well with minority actors" myth is a lie.

Thankfully, with potential couples like Michonne and Rick, we see more writers creating a new normal.

In a racially charged year, differences are on high level Amber alert. We can't escape the dialogue. 'Zootopia' sweetly reminds us that we shouldn't.