#Diversity

  • Article: Janet Jackson Gave a Powerful Speech as the First Black Woman to Win the Billboard Icon Award
    Girls & Women

    Janet Jackson Gave a Powerful Speech as the First Black Woman to Win the Billboard Icon Award

    By Daniele Selby|May 21, 2018

    “Women have made it clear that we will no longer be controlled, manipulated, or abused.” Read more

  • Article: Lena Waithe Made a Bold Statement at the Met Gala and the Internet Is Here for It
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    Lena Waithe Made a Bold Statement at the Met Gala and the Internet Is Here for It

    By Daniele Selby|May 8, 2018

    “The theme to me is, like, ‘Be yourself,’” Waithe said. “You were made in God’s image, right?” Read more

  • Article: Iowa’s First Hijab-Wearing Beauty Pageant Contender Has Big Plans
    Girls & Women

    Iowa’s First Hijab-Wearing Beauty Pageant Contender Has Big Plans

    By Joe McCarthy|March 29, 2018

    The hijab is becoming culturally accepted in the US. Read more

  • Article: The All-Female Army That Inspired ‘Black Panther's' Warriors Are Getting a New Show
    Girls & Women

    The All-Female Army That Inspired ‘Black Panther's' Warriors Are Getting a New Show

    By Daniele Selby|March 29, 2018

    The Dora Milaje were inspired by a real army of women called the Dahomey Amazons. Read more

  • Article: 35 Black Women Are Running for Office in Alabama in 2018
    Girls & Women

    35 Black Women Are Running for Office in Alabama in 2018

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 23, 2018

    Call it the Doug Jones effect — or call it something else — but these women are taking the reins. Read more

  • Article: The US & Saudi Arabia Met — And Not a Woman Was In Sight
    Girls & Women

    The US & Saudi Arabia Met — And Not a Woman Was In Sight

    By Daniele Selby|March 21, 2018

    Women weren't given a seat on either side of the table. Read more

  • Article: Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Just Committed to Using Inclusion Riders
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    Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Just Committed to Using Inclusion Riders

    By Chris Gelardi|March 14, 2018

    The contract provisions are gaining traction as a real way to tackle Hollywood's diversity problem. Read more

  • Article: National Geographic Is Dedicating Its Next Issue to Race — And Acknowledging Its Past Failures
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    National Geographic Is Dedicating Its Next Issue to Race — And Acknowledging Its Past Failures

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 13, 2018

    Editor-In-Chief Susan Goldberg penned a powerful essay on race and remembering. Read more