Diversity


Miss Teen USA Slammed Over Crowned Winner and Lack of Diversity

Miss Teen USA Slammed Over Crowned Winner and Lack of Diversity

Miss Teen USA winner called out for using inappropriate language on top of lack of diversity among the finalists of the competi...

Aug 1 2016, 8:30am CDT

Facebook Adds Some Diversity

Facebook Adds Some Diversity

This time it will come in the form of emojis for Messenger....

Jun 1 2016, 6:33pm CDT

Academy Awards: Sacha Baron Cohen Calls for Greater Diversity at the Oscars

Academy Awards: Sacha Baron Cohen Calls for Greater Diversity at the Oscars

The man behind the character known as Ali G made a call for greater diversity at the Oscars on Sunday night....

Feb 29 2016, 9:12am CST

Oscars Goes Against Own Rules to Answer Diversity

Oscars Goes Against Own Rules to Answer Diversity

It seems that apparently the Oscar execs went against their own rules for fairness and diversity. In an effort to stop the infl...

Feb 23 2016, 11:22am CST

Meryl Streep on Diversity: We're All Africans, Really

Meryl Streep on Diversity: We're All Africans, Really

Meryl Streep talks about women being in politics and showbiz and says that everyone is in a way African....

Feb 12 2016, 10:11am CST

NAACP Image Awards Show the Academy Awards What Diversity Looks Like

NAACP Image Awards Show the Academy Awards What Diversity Looks Like

The awards show honored the best people of colour in movie, TV, music and books and show how much the Oscars have missed out on...

Feb 6 2016, 2:21am CST

Halle Berry Calls Oscar Diversity Heartbreaking

Halle Berry Calls Oscar Diversity Heartbreaking

Halle Berry says that she had felt that her Oscar win was bigger than her and she has been waiting for someone to join her ever...

Feb 3 2016, 8:13am CST

First Black Oscar-Winning Director weighs in on Oscar Diversity

First Black Oscar-Winning Director weighs in on Oscar Diversity

The first ever African American director to win an Oscar says that the boycott of the Oscars is not the right way to bring chan...

Feb 1 2016, 8:03am CST

Obama Weighs in on the Oscars Diversity

Obama Weighs in on the Oscars Diversity

Obama talks about the situation on racial diversity in the Oscars and thinks everyone should get a fair chance....

Jan 28 2016, 10:32am CST

Spike Lee Boycotting Oscars But Happy About Academy’s Diversity Actions

Spike Lee Boycotting Oscars But Happy About Academy’s Diversity Actions

Spike Lee says that he and his wife will not be attending the Academy Awards this year but appreciates the Academy taking steps...

Jan 25 2016, 9:57am CST

Academy Awards: Chris Rock Rewriting Oscars Monologue to Address Diversity Issue

Academy Awards: Chris Rock Rewriting Oscars Monologue to Address Diversity Issue

Chris Rock is not backing out of or boycotting the Oscars but will be modifying his monologue for the entire show according to...

Jan 25 2016, 8:02am CST

Academy Takes Historic Action to Increase Oscars Diversity

Academy Takes Historic Action to Increase Oscars Diversity

The Academy has held a meeting discussing and reviewing the Academy membership and its voting trends to avoid the misrepresenta...

Jan 23 2016, 4:43am CST

Jada Pinkett Smith Criticizes Oscars Diversity

Jada Pinkett Smith Criticizes Oscars Diversity

Jada Pinkett Smith, the wife of Will Smith, said that Black American actors and actresses were underrepresented among the winne...

Jan 18 2016, 4:57am CST

Twitter Under Scrutiny for Lack of Diversity

Twitter Under Scrutiny for Lack of Diversity

For anyone that has been paying attention to the staffing at Twitter, this shouldn't come as a surprise: many people are gettin...

Dec 30 2015, 9:10am CST

Gods of Egypt Director and Lionsgate Apologize for Lack of Diversity

Gods of Egypt Director and Lionsgate Apologize for Lack of Diversity

Lionsgate Entertainment has released an official statement in response to criticisms regarding the casting choices of Alex Proy...

Nov 28 2015, 7:19am CST

Spike Lee Elaborates Diversity in Hollywood While Accepting Honorary Oscar

Spike Lee Elaborates Diversity in Hollywood While Accepting Honorary Oscar

Spike Lee shed some light on the workforce diversity during his acceptance speech saying that Hollywood should start getting sm...

Nov 16 2015, 8:12am CST

Pinterest Announces Inclusion Labs with Paradigm for More Diversity

Pinterest Announces Inclusion Labs with Paradigm for More Diversity

Pinterest shared its workplace diversity statistics. Pinterest also outlined its 2016 goals in a blog post....

Jul 31 2015, 5:25am CDT

Tim Cook Talks Diversity ahead of WWDC 2015

Tim Cook Talks Diversity ahead of WWDC 2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook surprised WWDC scholarship winners at an event on Sunday. He also talked Diversity in an interview....

Jun 8 2015, 2:43am CDT

Venice Biennale kicks off with Diversity and Conflict

Venice Biennale kicks off with Diversity and Conflict

Venice Biennale kicked off for the 7 month long art exhibition with a worldwide strong female representation, Icelandic efforts...

May 9 2015, 7:55am CDT

Colleges Rewarded for Economic Diversity

Colleges Rewarded for Economic Diversity

The new prize will give monetary support to colleges who admit lower-income students....

Apr 8 2015, 7:15am CDT

IDW's Jem and the Holograms #1: Truly, Outrageous Reboot with More Diversity

IDW's Jem and the Holograms #1: Truly, Outrageous Reboot with More Diversity

The premiere issue of "Jem and the Holograms" hits the shelves in March and the creative team hitting the promotional...

Mar 1 2015, 5:34pm CST

Emoji finally get some racial diversity

Emoji finally get some racial diversity

You'll finally be able to share an emoji that looks like you, or at least more like your skin color....

Nov 4 2014, 1:20pm CST

Magic Johnson has the Solution to the Diversity Divide in Tech Industry

Magic Johnson has the Magic to solve Diversity Divide in Silicon Valley

Erstwhile basketball player, Magic Johnson has the solution to the diversity divide in Silicon Valley as far as the scarcity of...

Oct 23 2014, 4:58am CDT

Jesse Jackson to take on tech's lack of diversity

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to lead a delegation to the Hewlett Packard annual shareholder meeting on Wedn...

Mar 18 2014, 4:55pm CDT

How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ?

How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ?

The answer to that question is “A great deal, when that woman has already scaled high walls to get where she is.” The woman in...

Jan 9 2014, 8:46am CST