diversity

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...

Twitter’s Diversity Report Shows No Diversity, Well That Wasn’t Shocking!

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After coming under scrutiny, Twitter finally released  their diversity statistics, and they’re what most people already expected.  “Like our peers, we have a lot of work to do,” Janet Van Huysse, its VP of diversity and inclusion, admits on the company blog. But that’s a severe understatement. Twitter, as most...

Blacks Represent 2% of Google’s Workforce, Company Plans to Increase Computer Science Enrollment at HBCUs

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In an effort to be more candid on diversity within the company, Google has just revealed that its workforce primarily consists of white men – 70 percent men and 61 percent white to be exact. “Google is not where we want to be when it...

What’s Wrong With This Cover of The Hollywood Reporter? Hint: It’s Very White

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The Hollywood Reporter’s latest cover story on this year’s crop of Emmy Award front-runners features some of the most celebrated actresses in Hollywood. The Good Wife’s Julianna Margulies; Homeland’s Claire Danes; Mad Men’s Jessica Pare; The Americans’ Keri Russell; American Horror Story: Coven’s Sarah Paulson;...