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

Study: Black Women Die of Cervical Cancer at 77 Percent Higher Rates Than Previously Reported

Black Women Die of Cervical Cancer at 77 Percent Higher Rate Than Previously Thought

Black women are dying at "twice the rate as white women in the United States,” says Johns Hopkins study.

A combination of photos taken at the National Mall shows the crowds attending the inauguration ceremony to swear in President Donald Trump at 12:01pm (L) on Jan. 20, 2017, and the Women's March on Jan. 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Women’s March on Washington Drew More People Than Trump’s Inauguration, Say Crowd Scientists

“We have to fight harder than we’ve ever fought before,” Jalila Bell, a women’s march attendee, told DiversityInc.

'Legal Roadmap’ for New York Sanctuary Cities to Protect Immigrants Announced

'Legal Roadmap’ Announced for Sanctuary Cities to Protect Immigrants

New York's attorney general gives municipalities tools to counter “Trump’s draconian immigration policies.”

Activists, Celebrities to Join Women’s March on Washington

#WhyIMarch: Women’s March announced the list of speakers including Angela Davis, Gloria Steinem and Mothers of the Movement.

Texas Cop Shown in Video Violently Arresting Black Women Suspended 10 Days

Texas Cop Shown in Video Violently Arresting Black Women Suspended 10 Days

Once again, excessive force was used by a police officer against Black women.

Black Woman to Portray Lady Liberty on U.S. Coin

Black Woman to Portray Lady Liberty on U.S. Coin

The United States Mint will issue a series of anniversary 24-karat gold coins to “reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the United States.”

Coretta Scott King First Warned of Jeff Sessions in 1986

Coretta Scott King First Warned of Jeff Sessions in 1986

King wrote in a recently uncovered letter that Sessions “sought to punish older civil rights activists, advisors and colleagues of my husband, who had been key figures in the civil rights movement of the 1960s.”

Woman Charged with Hate Crime After Racist Rant on Facebook Live

Woman Charged with Hate Crime After Racist Rant on Facebook Live

Is Facebook responsible for its technology being used as a vehicle for hate?

NASA Appoints First Black Crew Member for International Space Station

NASA Appoints First Black Crew Member for International Space Station

Flight engineer Jeanette J. Epps is set to make history in 2018.

President Obama: Talk of a Post-Racial America Not Realistic

In an emotional farewell address, Obama discussed American values and race in the U.S., and gave a tribute to his wife and daughters.

‘Hidden Figures’ No. 1 at Box Office, Surpasses Expectations

‘Hidden Figures’ No. 1 at Box Office, Surpasses Expectations

Much like a lesson of the film, never underestimate the value of African American talent.

Jesse Jackson Tells Uber to Release Diversity Data, Invest in Oakland

Jesse Jackson Tells Uber to Release Diversity Data, Invest in Oakland

Jackson’s latest request comes at the same time Uber announces a former Hillary Clinton staffer, who is African American, will lead its diversity efforts.

HBCUs: Talladega Band to Perform at Trump’s Inauguration Despite Controversy

HBCUs: Talladega Band to Perform at Trump’s Inauguration Despite Controversy

The president of Talladega College, Alabama’s oldest private, historically Black liberal arts college, has accepted the invitation.

Hundreds of Churches to Provide Sanctuary for Undocumented Immigrants

Hundreds of Churches to Provide Sanctuary for Undocumented Immigrants

President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team and Homeland Security officials recently discussed plans to reverse Obama’s immigration policies.

The 115th Congress Not a Model for Diversity

The 115th Congress Not a Model for Diversity

The number of women and minorities has slightly increased, and Congress remains overwhelmingly male and white — much like boardrooms in the U.S.

Air Force's First Black Woman Lieutenant General to Enter Hall of Fame

Air Force’s First Black Woman Lieutenant General to Enter Hall of Fame

Stayce Harris was recently honored by President Obama.

Delta Air Lines Offers Apology to Black Doctor, Makes Policy Changes

Delta Air Lines Offers Apology to Black Woman Doctor Called “Sweetie” by Flight Attendant

"Inclusion training," but no other specific action, to be given to astoundingly white male leadership team.

Michelle Obama’s Response to ‘Angry Black Woman’ Label: 'Live My Life Out Loud’

Michelle Obama’s Response to ‘Angry Black Woman’ Label: ‘Live My Life Out Loud’

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the first lady talked about her time at the White House, including the presidential election, how Congress did not support her husband and her hope for the country.