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


University Security Guard Shoots Himself, Blames Black Man with ‘Short Afro’

University Security Guard Shoots Himself, Blames Black Gunman with ‘Short Afro’

Brent Patrick Ahlers’ lie resulted in 55 officers, four police K-9s and a Minnesota State Patrol aircraft searching for a fictitious Black male.

8-Year-Old Boy Was Hung from Noose After Being Called Racial Slurs Family Says

A photo of the young boy’s injuries went viral, and New Hampshire state authorities are now investigating.

Sheriff Says 'All Lives Splatter' Facebook Post was Accidental

Sheriff Says ‘All Lives Splatter’ Facebook Post was Accidental

A meme posted on the Chelan County Emergency Management page encouraging killing protesters receives backlash on social media.

Maria Sharapova Calls Serena Williams’ ‘Thick Arms and Thick Legs’ Intimidating

In her new memoir, Sharapova talks about her rivalry with Williams, including emphasizing her physique.

High School Football Players Kicked Off Team for Wearing White Hoods, Burning Cross in Photo

High School Football Players Kicked Off Team for Wearing White Hoods, Burning Cross in Photo

“I was just mostly shocked and I wanted to ask them why they did it,” said Kylan Smallwood, the team’s quarterback and only Black varsity player.

Is the 'Ku Klux Klowns' Lynching Display an Effective Protest?

Is the ‘Ku Klux Klowns’ Lynching Display an Effective Protest?

An art collective created the display in “protest of white nationalist uprising in the United States.”

Steve Harvey Regrets Private Meeting with Trump

Steve Harvey Regrets Private Meeting with Trump

Harvey said he should’ve listened to his wife and skipped the meeting.

Sessions' DACA Announcement Fueled with Myths

Sessions’ DACA Announcement Fueled with Myths

U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is a longtime proponent of deporting undocumented young immigrants.

Black UFC Fighter Rescues Man with Confederate Flag from Harvey Floodwaters

“He wanted to take the flag with him, and he just apologized and said, ‘Man, I’ll sit in the back of your truck,’” Derrick Lewis said.

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron Calls Out NFL for Not Signing Colin Kaepernick

“I think he’s getting a raw deal,” Aaron said.

Four Tribal Colleges Receive 'Toyota TCU STEM Award' from American Indian College Fund

Four Tribal Colleges Receive ‘Toyota TCU STEM Award’ from American Indian College Fund

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, IIisagvik College, Sitting Bull College and Fort Peck Community College were recognized for STEM programs.

Republicans, Leaders to Trump: Apologize to Obama for Wiretapping Claim

Former FBI Director James Comey Hired by Howard University

"Howard is the perfect place to have rich dialogue on many of the most pressing issues we face today,” Comey said.

Liberty University Alumni Return Diplomas to Protest President Praising Trump

Liberty University Alumni Return Diplomas to Protest President Praising Trump

Jerry Falwell Jr. said Trump made a “bold, truthful statement about the Charlottesville tragedy.”

'Completely Plausible' Obama Staged Charlottesville Events to Smear Trump, Says Republican Lawmaker

'Completely Plausible' Obama Staged Charlottesville Events to Smear Trump, Says Lawmaker

Rep. Bryan Zollinger wrote that President Trump “was in the public spotlight for 20-plus years with zero allegations of racism.”

Buick Hosts Road Trip to Annual Asian American Journalist Association Convention

Buick Hosts Road Trip to Asian American Journalist Association Convention

Six journalists embarked on a road trip from New York City to Philadelphia in 2017 Buick Encores and Envisions.

Dick Gregory, Social Satirist and Activist, Dies at 84

Dick Gregory, Social Satirist and Activist, Dies at 84

“Love will always be triumphant over hate,” said Gregory.

Major Charities Pull Events From Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

“Our values and commitment to diversity are critical as we work to address the impact of cancer in every community,” American Cancer Society spokeswoman Miriam Falco said.

ESPN Apologizes for Segment Similar to Slave Auction

An on-air fantasy football draft drew the ire of social media users comparing it to a modern-day slave auction.