diversity

It’s About Time We Label “Mainstream” Media, “White” Media

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Liz Heron, Huffington Post’s executive editor, recently tweeted a photo captioned: “Notice anything about this @HuffingtonPost editors meeting?” that has sparked some controversy. Why? Well, because not only was there a complete absence of male faces, but also not a single Black woman in sight....

British-born Nigerian Georgina Fihosy Started Her Own Greeting Card Line To Celebrate Diversity

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When British-born Nigerian Georgina Fihosy went shopping for greeting cards on the high street, she struggled to find a range of cards that represented the ethnic diversity of the UK. “I remember trying to find a card for a Nigerian friend who had just had...

What the Oscars Could Learn From The Tony Awards

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Last award season, everyone was focused on how the Oscars were so white. From people boycotting the show, to the neverending hashtag fame some people derived from it, it proved that the Oscars could learn a thing or two about diversity and inclusion. And the...

Ajak Deng Returns To Modeling One Week After Calling It Quits

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Less than one week after announcing her early retirement, Australian Model Ajak Deng is back in the business. Deng previously felt like she could no longer handle the “fakes and lies” of the industry and threw both hands in the air, figuratively speaking. So why...

Open Thread: What Did You Think of Chris Rock’s Oscar Monologue?

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Chris Rock stepped on a lot of pink toes last night during his opening monologue for the Oscars. But then again, when you’re being paid by an organization that hasn’t really gave a damn about diversity, who’s really winning here? Rock didn’t hold back when...

Chris Rock Breaks His Oscars Silence With Cryptic Tweet

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Chris Rock has remained silent on all things Oscar from the celebrity boycott plans to folks urging him not to host this year’s awards show to the entire #OscarsSoWhite controversy as a whole. But earlier today, Chris tweeted a 15 second video of static with...