An Important Silver Lining to Highlight

While the results of the election have left many Americans in disbelief and questioning the values of our country, the election also produced several exciting new female senators who are breaking barriers and making history across our nation. Read More →

CL, The Biggest Asian Female Rapper

The biggest Asian female rapper known simply as CL, is growing her popularity and extremely well known in the Asian American community, especially among millennials. CL continues to grow her name by performing with top hit makers like  Diplo, who called her the “the Nicki Minaj” of K-Pop.

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The Great Wall Controversy

When the preview for the film The Great Wall was released over the summer, it was immediately confronted with “whitewashing” controversy. The film tells the story of an elite force making a stand against a mythical creature on one of the world’s most iconic structures, The Great Wall of China. The film also takes on historical research over a 1,000 years old, in this epic monster movie.

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Race Ahead with raceAhead, Fortune’s New Corporate Diversity Newsletter

Multinational business magazine Fortune is releasing its newest newsletter on culture and diversity in corporate America, and it’s aptly named raceAhead. The newsletter aims to help leaders in the workplace make better, more informed decisions about racial diversity because we all know that discussing race at work tends to lead to awkwardness. But diversity often leads to better business, and opening up the discussion on diversity can only fuel progress.
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Bye Andrew Jackson, Make Room for Harriet Tubman

The $20 bill is about to have a huge facelift since 1928, and trust us when we say it’s about time. Here’s the story: slave owner replaced by abolitionist, escaped slave, women’s rights activist, spy, and general bad-ass. US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is expected to announce today that he has decided to put abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman on a new $20 bill, according to a spokesman for the Treasury Department.
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The Prequel to #OscarsSoWhite is #HollywoodSoWhite

The Comprehensive Annenberg Report on Diversity (CARD) is the first of its kind and another major blow against Hollywood representation. As the most exhaustive analysis of film and television representation released today by the Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, it portrays a sobering statistic of the entertainment industry’s gross lack of inclusion, no matter the media platform, from CEOs to minor characters.
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Say Hello To Gerber Baby of 2016!

Congratulations to Isla for being chosen as the Gerber Baby for 2016! Isla was chosen out of 170,000 entries and will have the opportunity to be featured in Gerber ads. Isla definitely gets #MMXLII’s vote! Click here to read more.

Oscars Are A Problem For Latinos, Asians And Native Americans Too

There is no doubt that African American actors have been getting the shorter end of the stick when it comes to the Oscars. Unfortunately, this is also the case for Latino, Asian and Native American actors as well. Only five Latino actors have ever won an Oscar. Only one Asian woman has ever won an acting Oscar. Click here to read more.

Diversity in Publishing is Practically Nonexistent

With the issues surrounding Oscars nominations bringing the lack of diversity in Hollywood to center stage, it’s interesting to note that the publishing industry isn’t much better off. The systematic problem of minority representation in this industry came to light when Publisher’s Weekly‘s 2014 salary survey statistics reflected dismal numbers in terms of diversity. Jason Low of Lee & Low Books began a petition requesting publishers across North America to be transparent about the demographic of their employees.
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