USA TODAYJesse Jackson: Tech diversity is next civil rights stepUSA TODAYU.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry's lack of diversity. "The government has a role to play" in ensuring that women and minorities are fairly represented in the tech workforce ...Tech diversity? There's no app for thatLivingston Dai
ForbesWomen And Minorities Penalized For Promoting Diversity, Study SaysForbesHowever, women and minorities were given high performance ratings when they promoted diversity at a low level, ”leading to the problematic conclusion that promoting and championing white men may be a highly beneficial career strategy for minority and ...Being the token female or minority boss is better for YOUR ca
The Obama administration's policies "have reduced minority dropout rate by 25 ...PolitiFactDuring a recent address in Las Vegas to the NAACP, Vice President Joe Biden touted the Obama administration's role in helping students who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups. Calling the right to vote central to so many other human needs, ...and more »
UT Austin's affirmative action program is a careful effort to ensure diversityWashington PostAccording to the court, public universities, for example, can attempt to achieve a “critical mass” of minority students on campus to expose students to diverse viewpoints and prepare them to participate in a multi-ethnic society. What a “critical mass ...and more »
Latin PostNAACP and Civil Rights, Liberties Groups Say Texas' New Voter Identification ...Latin PostWASHINGTON - DECEMBER 8: U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) listens to testimony during a meeting with House Democratic Judiciary Committee members December 8, 2004 in Washington, DC. The Democratic Judiciary Committee members are hearing ...North Carolina voter law challenged: 'the worst su
Port Chicago disaster exposed racism in military; helped launch civil rights...Contra Costa TimesThe subsequent mutiny trial and convictions of 50 African-American sailors who refused to resume loading ammunition under working conditions they believed were unsafe helped set the stage for the modern Civil Rights Movement. Although the Port ...and more »
Tech TimesJesse Jackson, civil rights activists target Twitter over diversityDetroit Free PressSAN FRANCISCO — Civil rights activists are turning up pressure on Twitter to publicly release the gender and ethnic breakdown of its flock of employees. And they are doing it by waging an attention-grabbing campaign on Twitter. Rev. Jesse Jackson's ...How diverse is Twitter? Jesse Jackson want
New Chief: NAACP Is Oldest And Best Civil Rights OrganizationNPRThe nation's oldest civil rights organization the NAACP begins its annual convention tomorrow in Las Vegas. And it does so with new leadership. Civil rights attorney Cornell William Brooks was elected the organizations 18th president this spring. He ...
USA TODAYJesse Jackson: Tech diversity is next civil rights stepUSA TODAYU.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry's lack of diversity. "The government has a role to play" in ensuring that women and minorities are fairly represented in the tech workforce ...Jesse Jackson Says Government 'Has A Role To Play'
Diversity group seeks to change perception of Valponwitimes.comVALPARAISO | The city's Advisory Human Relations Council wants to change the way Valparaiso is perceived by other communities in terms of diversity and race relations. At a meeting Tuesday at City Hall, council members discussed how to rid the city of ...