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Articles by: Kaitlyn D'Onofrio
Kaitlyn D'Onofrio is associate editor at DiversityInc.

Republicans Seek to Criminalize, Deter Peaceful Protesting

Republicans Seek to Criminalize, Deter Peaceful Protesting

Lawmakers in eight states are proposing laws to intimidate protesters, including protecting motorists who "unintentionally" run them over.

Civil Rights, LGBT Pages Erased from White House Website

Civil Rights, LGBT Pages Erased from White House Website

Civil rights, LGBT, women, disabilities, criminal justice reform, equal pay and climate change have all been removed from the White House website.

Kanye West Not 'Traditionally American,' Says Trump Team

Kanye West Not ‘Traditionally American,’ Says Trump Team

West was not invited to perform at Trump's inauguration because "it's not the venue."

Country Headed on 'Wrong Track' with Trump: Poll

Country Headed on ‘Wrong Track’ with Trump: Poll

Millennials also cite feelings of disgust and fear following Trump’s victory on Election Day.

Trump Adviser Sued for Having Black Patrons Attacked at his Clubs

Trump Adviser Sued for Having Black Patrons Attacked at his Clubs

Trump's new adviser allegedly paid to have Black customers, who he called "urbans," attacked at his nightclubs.

Officer Lied in Corey Jones Shooting

Officer Lied in Corey Jones Shooting

The former officer called 911 after he had already fired the shots that killed 31-year-old Corey Jones, new evidence reveals.

John Lewis Should 'Thank' White Men for Civil Rights, Says Maine Gov. Paul LePage

John Lewis Should ‘Thank’ White Men for Civil Rights, Says Maine Gov.

Gov. LePage later suggested the NAACP apologize to white people.

'War on whites' Behind Sessions Opposition, Says GOP Rep

‘War on whites’ Behind Sessions Opposition, Says GOP Rep.

Rep. Mo Brooks insists racism is a Democrat-created tool to smear Jeff Sessions. But AG nominee's record speaks for itself.

Sexual Harassment Claims Higher Than Average for Employees of Trump's Labor Secretary Nominee

Sexual Harassment Claims Higher Than Average for Employees of Trump’s Labor Secretary Nominee

The organization that conducted the poll called the results "no surprise."

Chicago Torturers 'Could have been Obama's children,' Tweets Mary Durstein

Chicago Torturers ‘Could have been Obama’s children,’ Tweets Teacher

The West Virginia high school teacher has been suspended for her racist Twitter rants.

California Bans Government Travel to 'Anti-LGBT' States

California Bans Government Travel to ‘Anti-LGBT’ States

Discrimination proves to be bad for business once again.

Prison Inmates Used to Build Trump's Wall 'Modern-day slave labor,' Says ACLU

Prison Inmates Used to Build Trump’s Wall ‘Modern-day slave labor,’ Says ACLU

Massachusetts sheriff believes his inmates are perfect candidates to build border wall for free.

'Sessions Has Not Changed,' says Woman He Prosecuted

‘Sessions Has Not Changed,’ Says Woman He Prosecuted

"Sessions is still a racist," says 80-year-old Evelyn Turner.

Michelle Obama in Final Speech: ‘I Hope I’ve Made You Proud’

Michelle Obama in Final Speech: ‘I Hope I’ve Made You Proud’

"You see, our glorious diversity — our diversities of faiths and colors and creeds — that is not a threat to who we are, it makes us who we are."

White Nationalists Blame Black Lives Matter for Chicago Torture Incident

White Nationalists Blame Black Lives Matter for Chicago Torture Incident

BLM and the Black community have condemned the heinous hate crime, which police have not connected to any group. Yet, #BLMKidnapping prematurely trended on social media.

Jeff Sessions Chosen as Trump's Attorney General

1,330 Law Professors Oppose Jeff Sessions as AG Nominee

"All of us believe it is unacceptable for someone with Senator Sessions' record to lead the Department of Justice."

Chicago's Former Police Chief Blames BLM for Surge in Violence

Chicago’s Former Police Chief Blames BLM for Surge in Violence

Black Lives Matter created an atmosphere of "non-compliance with the police," according to the former top cop.

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards: 'We aren't going anywhere'

Planned Parenthood CEO: ‘We aren’t going anywhere’

"We've been around for 100 years and we aren't going anywhere," CEO Cecile Richards said in an interview.