Articles by: Sheryl Estrada
Sheryl Estrada is senior business writer at DiversityInc.


Black Women Leaders Demand Representation in the DNC

Black Women Leaders Demand Representation in the DNC

“Investing in Black women's political leadership is a solid return on investment,” the women said in a letter to Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez.

White Neo-Nazi Fascists Recruited on Campus Where Black Student Was Killed

White Neo-Nazi Fascists Recruited on Campus Where Black Student Was Killed

Richard Collins III was murdered on the University of Maryland’s College Park campus where American Vanguard distributed racist propaganda.

Richard Collins III

Second Lt. Richard Collins III Was a Victim of Domestic Terrorism

The soldier lost his life in America’s ongoing battle with racism.

Fox News: New Discrimination Lawsuits Filed

A Fox News Radio shift editor claims women were called “whores” and “sluts” by Ron Flatter, a former radio anchor, who wasn’t reprimanded.

Racist Remark Gets Fox Co-Host Bob Beckel Fired

Racist Remark Gets Fox Co-Host Bob Beckel Fired

Beckel was irked when a Black IT employee came to his office to fix his computer.

Interracial Marriage Becoming the Norm in U.S.: Report

Interracial Marriage Becoming the Norm in U.S.: Report

The report’s findings include that Black men with a bachelor’s degree are more than twice as likely as Black women to intermarry.

Dave Chappelle is ‘Sorry’ for Giving Trump a Chance

Dave Chappelle is ‘Sorry’ for Giving Trump a Chance

The widely popular comedian said he regrets rooting for President Donald Trump on a “Saturday Night Live” appearance.

Marcus Samuelsson, EY Link Up for ‘Harlem EatUp!’

The annual food festival has amplified local businesses and fostered a spirit of entrepreneurship within Harlem in New York City.

Alt-Right Leads Torch-Bearing Protest of Pending Confederate Statue Removal

Alt-Right Leads Torch-Bearing Protest of Pending Confederate Statue Removal

“You're seeing a display of torches at night, which is reminiscent of the KKK," said Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer.

Steve Harvey’s Rules to Staff: Don’t Talk to Me

“I promise you I will not entertain you in the hallway, and do not attempt to walk with me,” wrote Harvey.

DeVos Booed at HBCU Graduation

DeVos Booed at HBCU Graduation

Bethune-Cookman University graduates turned their backs on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who once called historically Black colleges “real pioneers” in school choice.

Activists Raise Funds for ‘National Black Mama’s Bail Out Day’

In time for Mother’s Day, a coalition, including Black Lives Matter, plans to post bail for Black mothers who are not convicted of a crime yet remain in jail because they cannot afford to pay.

White Nationalists Harass Black AU Student as FBI Investigates Nooses Found

White Nationalists Harass Black AU Student as FBI Investigates Nooses Found

Online threats against American University’s student president were encouraged by a neo-Nazi website publisher who endorsed the candidacy of Donald Trump.

Trayvon Martin to Receive Posthumous Aviation Degree

Florida Memorial University will present the degree to Martin’s parents “in honor of his love for planes and the steps he took during his young life toward becoming a pilot.”

Woman Faces Prison Time for Laughing at Jeff Sessions

Woman Faces Prison Time for Laughing at Jeff Sessions

Desiree Fairooz could spend up to a year in prison for laughter during the Senate confirmation hearing of President Donald Trump’s appointed U.S. attorney general.

FBI Investigates Racially Charged Banana, Noose Incident at American University

Racist incidents targeted American University’s first Black woman student government president and targeted her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha.

No Charges for Officers in Shooting Death of Alton Sterling: NY Times, WashPo

This decision may be an indication of how the new Justice Department led by Jeff Sessions will address cases surrounding police misconduct.

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Out, Lawsuits Tarnish Network

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Out, Lawsuits Tarnish Network

Bill Shine resigns at the same time a Fox News contributor claims she was taken off the air for no longer being "physically perfect."