Jackson Clarion LedgerCharlottesville tragedy sparks civil rights memoriesJackson Clarion Ledger... the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, has reopened wounds and raised questions about a nation they thought they knew. The rise of the monster of racism has driven Myrlie Evers to tears. ... In 1994, she finally saw her husband's assassin ...
Politicians blamed 'both sides' during the civil rights movement: KKK and the NAACPWashington PostDuring the civil rights movement and an intense struggle over desegregation in the United States, some political leaders would chide “extremists” on both sides. ... Ike criticized 'extremists' on both sides, as if racism and equality were somehow the same.
CNETTech diversity reports often don't paint a complete picture - CNETCNETTech companies have gotten in the practice of releasing diversity reports, but are those reports transparent enough? Not really.and more »
Harvard Business ReviewWhat 11 CEOs Have Learned About Championing DiversityHarvard Business ReviewThe business case for diversity is clear. Diversity can boost innovation and employee engagement, and companies with greater gender and racial diversity financially outperform their peers. Yet progress within organizations has been slow – there is ...
Washington ExaminerState Department: 'Even the white guys' support diversity programWashington ExaminerSecretary of State Rex Tillerson has decided to retain a pair of fellowship programs designed to promote diversity within the ranks of foreign service officers, and a department spokeswoman said Friday that everyone in the building supports the move ...Damage control? Tillerson pushes for
Hollywood ReporterCAA Gets Real on Diversity: "It's Hard, It Takes a Long Time, and It's Expensive"Hollywood ReporterGARCIA It wasn't long ago that people thought a diversity initiative was just to check off a box. That's not to say there aren't companies or industries that still have a bit of that antiquated philosophy. But these days, we have lunch with executives .
Malala Goes to Oxford, Megyn Kelly's Soft Side, China's Diversity ProblemFortuneGood morning, Broadsheet readers! Valentina (@valzarya) here. Malala Yousafzai is officially off to Oxford, Megyn Kelly shows her softer side, and the woman behind #OscarsSoWhite has a new mission. Have a wonderful weekend.and more »
Scientific American (blog)Conversations about Diversity Aren't WorkingScientific American (blog)I am a scientist. I have always believed in the power of data in constructing persuasive arguments. But when it comes to creating a truly diverse scientific community, I have decided the time for data has passed. This Saturday (August 19) I am ...and more »
New York MagazineBlack Republicans Do Not Have Donald Trump's BackNew York MagazineUsually when politicians get into trouble for making racially insensitive or divisive comments, they rush to get minority pols to defend them. It is unclear whether Donald Trump even cares about his rapidly deteriorating image (from a pretty low ...and more »
Los Angeles TimesPebble Beach car show boasts of greater diversityLos Angeles TimesOrganizers of the upcoming 67th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance say there will be something new on the storied 18th green this year: diversity. The glamorous automotive beauty contest, held Sunday and capping a weeklong cavalcade of car shows, ...and more »