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


Trump Supporter Threatens to Kill Rep. Maxine Waters, Faces Felony Charge

Anthony Scott Lloyd said he was angered by Waters' criticism of the president.

Anti-LGBT Lawmaker Wesley Goodman Resigns After ‘Inappropriate Behavior’ with a Man

The Republican Ohio state representative has previously been accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old.

Def Jam Co-founder Russell Simmons Denies Sexual Assault Claim

Model Keri Claussen Khalighi has accused Simmons of sexual misconduct against her when she was 17 years old.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces His Battle with Parkinson’s Disease

“It’s an opportunity for me to use my voice to help in finding a cure for the disease,” Jackson said in a statement.

Homeland Security Official Who Said Blacks are Lazy, Sexually Promiscuous Drug Users Resigns

Homeland Security Official Who Said Blacks are Lazy, Sexually Promiscuous Drug Users Resigns

Rev. Jamie Johnson, head of a faith-based division of the DHS, had been in the position since April.

JCPenney Teams Up With Tracee Ellis Ross for Sparkling Holiday Capsule Collection

Tracee Ellis Ross to Women: Put Yourself First, Don’t Ask Permission to Do So

In a powerful speech, Ross talks about being a 45-year-old, unmarried woman without children who refuses to define her life by patriarchal standards.

Roy Moore, Alabama’s Extreme-Right Candidate for Senate Is Anti-LGBT, Pushed Birther Movement

Roy Moore: ‘New Rights’ Were Created in 1965 and ‘Today We’ve Got a Problem’

Moore did not explain whether he was referring to landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 or a more obscure SCOTUS ruling on school prayer.

Lupita Nyong’o Slams Magazine for Editing Out Her Natural Hair

Lupita Nyong’o Slams Magazine for Editing Out Her Natural Hair

“There is still a very long way to go to combat the unconscious prejudice against Black women’s complexion, hair style and texture,” Nyong’o wrote.

Advertisers Pull Out As Sean Hannity Continues Pushing Conspiracy Theory

Sean Hannity’s Roy Moore Coverage Causes Advertisers to Flee

"I don't remember ever dating any girl without the permission of her mother,” Roy Moore on Sean Hannity's radio show.

EY Hosts Facebook Live Veterans Day Celebration

EY Hosts Facebook Live Veterans Day Celebration

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti moderated a panel of prominent veterans discussing how their military experience enhances their current careers and views on diversity and inclusion.

Joe Biden to Oprah Winfrey: 'I Have a Regret That I'm Not President

Joe Biden to Oprah Winfrey: ‘I Have a Regret That I’m Not President’

The former vice president of the U.S. said he was the most qualified person to run for the position in 2016.

Actor Terry Crews Files Police Report Over Alleged Sexual Assault by Talent Agent

Actor Terry Crews Files Police Report Over Alleged Sexual Assault by Talent Agent

“Hopefully, me coming forward with my story will deter a predator and encourage someone who feels hopeless,” Crews tweeted.

Less than 5 Percent of TV Writers Are Black: Study

"What particularly stood out to me was the numbers on crime procedural programs,” Rashad Robinson, executive director of Color Of Change, told DiversityInc.

Black TV Journalist Body Shamed Says ‘I’m Not Going Anywhere’

Black TV Journalist Body Shamed Says ‘I’m Not Going Anywhere’

“The controversy is coming from people who aren’t too happy about the way I look on television,” Demetria Obilor said.

Accenture’s Michelle Gadsden-Williams: Be the Architect of Your Career Journey

Accenture’s Michelle Gadsden-Williams: Be the Architect of Your Career Journey

Gadsden-Williams offers important advice for all women in navigating their careers.

White Student Who Tried to Harm Black Roommate Faces Hate Crime Charge

White Student Who Tried to Harm Black Roommate Faces Hate Crime Charge

Chennel “Jazzy” Rowe’s University of Hartford roommate used her bodily fluids to contaminate her possessions.

Russians Leveraged Fear of Blacks, Non-Christians, LGBT, Etc. to Excite Trump’s Base of Haters

Russians Leveraged Fear of Blacks, Non-Christians, LGBT, Etc. to Excite Trump’s Base of Haters

Russian-paid pro-Trump Facebook ads show a remarkably competent grasp of American right-wing culture, clearly mapping the soul of the Trump campaign.

General Motors Talks Tech, Offers Chevy Bolt EV Drive at Congressional Black Caucus Event

“We’re having more computer engineers at GM than we’ve ever had before," said General Motors' David Albritton.