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

Justice Department Brings Back Private Prisons

Justice Department Brings Back Private Prisons

An Obama-era policy ordered private prisons be phased out after an audit found they were considerably less safe than federally owned prisons.

Police End ‘High Five Fridays’ at Elementary School After Complaints

Police End ‘High Five Fridays’ at Elementary School After Complaints

The Northampton (Mass.) Police Department said it “cannot overlook the fact that this program may be received differently by some members of our community.”

Transgender Protection Guidance Rescinded

Transgender Protection Rescinded by President Trump

Transgender students are not legally protected under federal anti-discrimination laws. "States rights" to supersede gender protections.

Trump’s Anti-Semitism Response ‘Too little, too late’

Trump’s Anti-Semitism Response ‘Too little, too late’

“Did you think that the election of Trump, a president endorsed by the chair of the American Nazi party … was going to usher in a wave of inclusiveness that would include Jews?”

Trump Touts Election Win While Touring African American Museum

Trump Touts Election Win While Touring African American Museum

President Trump bragged about his “double, double, double” digits victory in South Carolina while touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Day Without Immigrants Impacts Cities Across Country

‘Day Without Immigrants’ Impacts Cities Across Country

“Businesses cannot function without immigrant workers today.”

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

Labor Secretary Nominee Withdraws from Consideration

Andrew Puzder, whose nomination has created controversy from the very start, withdrew one day before his confirmation hearing.

Chicago reaffirms immigrant 'sanctuary' status after Trump's win

Chicago Sues State Over ‘Separate and Unequal’ School Funding

Chicago’s public schools treat minority children “as second-class children,” lawsuit says.

Nike Ad Touts Equality, Despite Lack Thereof in Boardroom

Nike Ad Touts Equality, But Has None on Board, Executive Committee or Even its Ad Agency

The company’s “Just do it” slogan does not apply to diversity for its board members.

Yale Renames Calhoun College Over Ties to Slavery and White Supremacy

Yale Renames Calhoun College Over Ties to Slavery and White Supremacy

The move prompted a Fox News personality to quit his position at the university.

Trump, Sessions Allege ‘Dangerous, Permanent’ Spike in Crime

Trump, Sessions Allege ‘Dangerous, Permanent’ Spike in Crime

After the president signed orders focused on crime reduction, Sessions referred to an upward trend in violent crime that data does not support.

Trump’s Critics Use ‘Racist Card’ Against Him

Trump’s Critics Use ‘Racist Card’ Against Him

President Donald Trump told Fox’s Bill O’Reilly his critics on the left play the “racist card” against him and other Republicans.

Kellyanne Conway Repeated Bowling Green Massacre Lie

Kellyanne Conway Repeated Bowling Green Massacre Lie

President Trump’s adviser cited the fake “Bowling Green massacre” several times — and lied about an Obama “refugee ban.”

Immigrants Not More Likely to be Criminals

Immigrants Not More Likely to be Criminals

Trump's demand that "sanctuary cities" publish lists of crimes committed by undocumented is undaunted by far higher criminality of people born here.

Neo-Nazis: 'Donald Trump is setting us free'

Neo-Nazis: ‘Donald Trump is setting us free’

A new move by President Trump would remove white nationalists and other hate groups from extremist databases — "absolutely a signal of favor to us," neo-Nazis rejoiced.

Nordstrom Dumps Ivanka Trump Brand

Nordstrom Dumps Ivanka Trump Brand

The retailer will no longer sell Ivanka Trump items after protests from #GrabYourWallet, an anti-Trump activist group.

Apple's Leaders 'Presently Fail' to Represent Diversity: Shareholders

Apple’s Leaders ‘Presently Fail’ to Represent Diversity: Shareholders

The tech giant has opposed a more diverse hiring strategy for senior management roles and its board of directors.

U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Gay Workplace Discrimination Case

‘Religious Freedom’ Order Could Legalize Discrimination

Discrimination under the guise of religious freedom would be acceptable "without suffering adverse treatment from the Federal Government," according to a draft executive order.