In 2002, Halle Berry became the first black woman to win a best actress Oscar after her performance in Monster’s Ball, and during her acceptance speech, she dedicated her award to “every nameless, faceless woman of color that now has a chance because this door tonight has been opened.”
Uber is a tech company, and like most tech companies, it’s mostly white and mostly male. This is what the transportation-network company’s first diversity report reveals, in news that is perhaps shocking to none.
Donald Trump’s demonizing of the news media affects African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and Native Americans, too, although you might not realize it from some of the conversations about the First Amendment taking place in the media and other public spaces.
Students at Westminster (Md.) High School are planning to take a stand after school administrators in Carroll County demanded that teachers take down posters promoting diversity from classrooms, deeming them “political” and “anti-Trump.”
The Harvard Law Review has elected the first black woman to serve as president in the legal journal’s 130-year history.
First, it beat Star Wars: Rogue One. Now, for the second weekend since its wide-release debut, Hidden Figures—the true story of three black female mathematicians at NASA—is number one at the box office. It’s raked in roughly $6o million so far, and counting.
ESPN commentator Sage Steele has found herself in the middle of a Twitter fray since Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans took a knee to protest Donald Trump's presidential victory.
The Root is heading to San Diego on Oct. 15 for Univision and Fusion Media Group's "RiseUp AS ONE" concert. This show is a celebration of music, diversity and unity. All of this awesomeness will be staged along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego and will feature a talented lineup of artists, musicians and performers.
A recent study from the University of South Carolina's Richardson Family SmartState Center of Economic Excellence in Tourism and Economic Development has found that South Carolina's tourism industry has been booming since the removal of the Confederate battle flag from Statehouse grounds in Columbia, according to the…
As Apple's new, updated Inclusion & Diversity page shows, the company's numbers regarding the hiring of, and pay equity for, minorities and women have improved significantly over time. The company states, "We strive to better represent the communities we're part of. We believe this will help to break down historical…
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will go to Washington, D.C., to address the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists at the largest joint convention of black and Latino journalists since 2008, as reported by BuzzFeed News.
Actors Kerry Washington and Aziz Ansari had a candid (well, as candid as one can be in front of an audience) conversation Friday for the fourth season of Variety and PBS’ 0Actors on Actors series Friday.