The murder of George Floyd has created a major shift our nation. Protests across the country have lawmakers and business owners alike ensuring they are fully invested in making diversity and inclusion a big priority. Sneaker giant, Nike has announced that Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, will now […]
Fif flexes his political chops at the nation’s capital. Hip hop mogul 50 Cent spoke to legislatures on Wednesday to tackle the issue of diversity and representation in entertainment. According to The Hill, he met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to also discuss how STARZ, who airs his show Power, was dropped from Comcast Xfinity. […]
If Bey says no its a no for us too. Beyonce is getting ready to relaunch her Ivy Park line with Adidas after signing a deal. READ: Beyonce Partnering With Adidas For Ivy Park Relaunch Get this, Adidas wasn’t even the first option for Beyonce. Sources say that Bey was in talks with Reebok first […]
Marvel Comics character Riri Williams, an African-American woman superhero, was featured in MIT’s admissions video.
For her new family drama on OWN, titled Queen Sugar, DuVernay made it clear that casting minorities in front of and behind the camera was a conscious effort.
Notable ESPN broadcaster John Saunders passed away at his house in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York on Wednesday.
The search engine giant became focused on diversity after reports from 2014 showed that the company composed of the following: 60 percent were White and 31 percent were Asian, while 3 percent were Hispanic and 2 percent were Black.
The Court of Special Appeals in Maryland, the state’s second-highest court, has ordered another trial and restored charges against a man from Northwest Baltimore who was acquitted in the murder of North Carolina native Phylicia Barnes. The court says Circuit Judge John Addison Howard committed a mistake in January 2015 when he acquitted Michael Johnson of […]
The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]
The 70th Annual Tony Awards, which took place on Sunday in the wake of the devastating Orlando tragedy, changed the game this year when all four musical acting awards went to people of color. Broadway’s history has been transformed thanks to three Hamilton cast members and one star from The Color Purple who have cemented their names in American culture […]
https://twitter.com/ElaineWelteroth/status/733709580115542018 Teen Vogue is breaking barriers. The publication has hired its first Black editor-in-chief. On Thursday, Teen Vogue announced that Elaine Welteroth has been appointed editor-in-chief. The role was formerly held by Amy Astley. “Elaine, Marie and Phil are fearlessly at the forefront, inspiring young trendsetters with their sophisticated take on emerging fashion, beauty and […]