diversity

Top Fashion Magazines Are Still Not Featuring Models of Color on Their Covers

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The fashion industry tries to evoke the sentiment that they are making great strides when it comes to accommodating diversity, but the evidence shows that they are in fact still reluctant to fully utilize models of color. New York Fashion has been criticized by the...

Shonda Rhimes Declares “I Haven’t Broken Through Any Glass Ceilings” at Women in Entertainment Event

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View image | gettyimages.com Shonda Rhimes has had another epic year in entertainment, and to celebrate her numerous accomplishments, the producer of two of the most dynamic shows on television was feted with the Sherry Lansing Award for leadership at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment...

Gabrielle Union Talks Lack Of Roles For Black Women and Praises Shonda Rhimes

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Actress Gabrielle Union spoke to  Huffington Post Live recently and sided with her Top Five co-star Chris Rock regarding the lack of roles for women of color. She also pointed out the positive influence Shonda Rhimes has had in the landscape of television, which has led...

UCLA Faculty Wins Bid For Diversity Class Requirement

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After a number of failed attempts, the faculty of the UCLA College of Letters and Arts finally got their wish. Future undergraduates will be required to take a diversity class that will encompass a wide array of courses (ethnic, cultural, religious, or gender identity) that...

Study: White People Lack Non-White Friends

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I consider myself a bit lucky. I grew up in an area that wasn’t segregated and I had friends from all backgrounds. My best friend since 8th grade is Hispanic, I’m still close to a few of my Portuguese friends, and I periodically vacation with...

Study: Women And Minorities Are Punished For Promoting Women And Minorities At Work

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Breaking through the glass ceiling at work can be a difficult task, especially if you’re a minority or even a woman.  Occasionally, if you’re lucky enough, you’ll come across someone in a position of authority, who is also a woman or minority and understands what you’re facing...