As diversity in pop-culture and mainstream media continues to be a major issue, it is becoming more evident that it is needed more than ever. More and more top companies are being pressured to diversify both inside and out, and show a true representation of the changing face of our nation.
The holidays is a great time to get together with your family and celebrate the importance of the holiday. It also means participating in old family traditions that remind you of your childhood. In the United States we have the privilege of such diversity that we get to experience so many traditions in our own backyards.
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 →
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.
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.
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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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 movie industry’s most anticipated night of the year was just as glitzy and glamorous as expected with Hollywood’s biggest stars gracing the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Last night, Leo finally got his beloved Oscar, the Girl Scouts sold over $65,000 worth of their signature cookies, and second-time host Chris Rock (unsurprisingly) roasted Hollywood. Hard.
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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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