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Rep. Waters Meets with CBS to Discuss Media Diversity & Inclusion
January 21, 2019
“Within 24 hours of my Twitter request for an explanation as to why CBS Corporation has, to date, failed to hire a single African American reporter or producer to cover the 2020 presidential election, CBS Vice President of News and Executive Director of Staff Development and Diversity, Kim Goodwin, and CBS Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief, Christopher Isham, requested a meeting and spoke with me in my office on Capitol Hill. ... read more »
‘Nobody’s at the Switch’ as CBS Announces Election Coverage Team With No African Americans  
January 17, 2019
The network is taking some serious heat for excluding African-Americans from its core team of on-the-ground reporters and producers set to cover the 2020 presidential campaign cycle – an election that’s viewed almost universally as critical to Blacks and other minorities.  ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Announces Changes to Executive Management
January 10, 2019
In assembling her new team, District Attorney Lacey focused on the leadership and expertise demonstrated by each person and the diversity within her office. ... read more »
25th Anniversary SAG Awards Exhibit Diversity in Nominations
January 3, 2019
The bright Hollywood lights illuminated the stage as “Crazy Rich Asians” star Awkwafina and two-time SAG award winner Laverne Cox announced the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Calif. on Tuesday (Dec. 11). ... read more »
Racial Pride Enhances Collaboration
November 15, 2018
Black Lives Matter.  The name itself tends to debunk the myth that America is race-neutral.  Similarly, the Black Lives Matter Movement is s helping to expose the nation’s refusal to acknowledge racism and white privilege that is reflected in the fabric of this country from its inception. ... read more »
Diamond Diversity: MLB Officials Increase Diversity Efforts
August 23, 2018
Dating back to 1947, when Jackie Robinson became the first African American Major League Baseball (MLB) player for the Brooklyn Dodgers, increasing diversity and inclusion continue to be two of the league’s most important objectives. ... read more »
24th Annual African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase Shine a Light on Black Excellence, Independent Filmmakers and Social Justice
May 10, 2018
Besides two full days of independent short film screenings, attendees were also treated to industry panels and salons ... read more »
Actress Nicki Micheaux Talks “LOWLIFE”, Business and Diversity in Hollywood
March 29, 2018
Nikki Micheaux is the “Lincoln Heights” actress who’s finding new ground as the star of the upcoming pulp-fiction film, “LOWLIFE,” directed by Ryan Prows. “LOWLIFE” follows Micheaux as “Crystal,” a surviving addict who becomes a hero trying to save her alcohol ridden husband’s life, by acquiring a kidney from the daughter she gave away.  ... read more »
L.A. Starts Social Media Campaign to Highlight LAPD Diversity
March 1, 2018
The campaign also includes information about the LAPD application and recruitment process, and highlights the different career paths ... read more »
Omarosa’s departure highlights lack of White House diversity
December 21, 2017
Ben Carson, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development, is the president's only African-American Cabinet member. Jerome Adams, Trump's surgeon general, is also black. ... read more »
Women of Color Physicians Severely Underrepresented in the Medical Field
December 7, 2017
Aside from absence of diversity among medical school faculty, participants also reported incidents of “overt racism” from lecturers and experience of unequal treatment during medical school and residency. ... read more »
Study: Women and minority TV directors make modest gains
November 15, 2017
Non-white directors accounted for 22 percent of all episodes directed last year, with black directors accounting for 13 percent. Asian-Americans accounted for 5 percent of the episodes directed, while Latinos represented 4 percent. ... read more »
ADCOLOR Celebrates Professionals of Color
September 28, 2017
It has taken education, self-awareness and a willingness to explore those negative narratives so many of us have been taught ... read more »
Colonial Life Brings Diversity to the Insurance Industry
September 21, 2017
Many life insurance companies cover medical bills and hospital fees, but Colonial Life takes a look at some of the other important things people need when recovering from an injury. ... read more »
Debra Lee Speaks on Women in Media at BET “PRE” Gala
July 30, 2017
Watch as we catch up with BET Chairman and CEO Debra Lee during "PRE", Lee's exclusive BET Awards Dinner for the 17th Annual BET Awards held at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills on June 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. Host: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
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