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Diversity & Inclusion

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer: ‘Diversity Means Greater Returns’

In an interview with DiversityInc, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer discusses a new diversity initiative regarding pension funds.

Twitter Apologizes to Women, Tries to Slow Hate Speech

After attacks threatening sexual violence, the microblogging site is trying to create a safer environment.

Raven-Symoné

Why Is It So Hard to Be Black and Gay?

Raven-Symoné’s Twitter statement has once again underscored the widespread undercurrent of homophobia in the African-American community.

La. Sheriff Accused of Targeting LGBT Community in Sting

Operation led to the arrest of gay men under law already declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

NYC Mayoral Candidate Bill Thompson invoked George Zimmerman's name in blasting the NYPD's "Stop and Frisk" policies.

Mayoral Candidate Invokes Zimmerman in Blasting NYC’s Racist Policies

Only Black candidate in race compares NYPD policy to the suspicions that led George Zimmerman to hunt down Trayvon Martin.

Pope Francis Softens Stance Toward LGBT Community

Pope says that gays are OK, but women are still not priest material.

President Obama is hoping to enlist celebrities to help promote the Affordable Care Act.

Is Jennifer Hudson Going to Help Sell Obamacare?

Communications crisis leads to closed-door meeting with Hollywood celebs.

DiversityInc Top 10 Hospital Systems lead the HRC's 2013 Healthcare Equality Index.

DiversityInc Top 10 Hospital Systems Lead HRC Healthcare Equality Index

Measure of equality in care for LGBT patients includes 24 facilities owned by DiversityInc Top 10 Hospital Systems.

President Obama speaks to reporters about Trayvon Martin's death

FULL TRANSCRIPT: President Obama’s Surprise Remarks on Trayvon Martin, Racism

Courtesy of The White House: Remarks by President Obama on Trayvon Martin James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:33 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA:  I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to the session.  The second thing …

President Obama speaks to reporters about Trayvon Martin's death

President Obama: ‘Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me’ (VIDEO)

President’s personal statement reminds America that we’re not past racism in this country.

NY Reports 50% Drop in Insurance Premiums Under Affordable Care Act

New healthcare law increases coverage, lowers cost for many, but political battles continue.

Petition: 1 Million Call for Federal Civil-Rights Action Against George Zimmerman

Petition: 1 Million Call for Federal Civil-Rights Action Against George Zimmerman

Prominent leaders promise ongoing action against Stand Your Ground legislation and other civil-rights efforts in the wake of outrage over the Trayvon Martin verdict.

Shortage of Primary Doctors Could Derail Benefits of Affordable Care Act

Shortage of Primary Doctors Could Derail Benefits of Affordable Care Act

With millions of patients expected to be added to insurance rolls, will there be enough primary-care physicians to serve them all?

George Zimmerman reacts after being found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin

Zimmerman Juror: ‘Race Did Not Play a Role’ (VIDEO)

Juror says first vote was split and race was never an issue—but can a jury with limited diversity really be colorblind?

Jason Collins received the Courage Award at GLSEN's New York Respect Awards on May 20.

Jason Collins: The Courage to Come Out

NBA player Jason Collins received the Courage Award at GLSEN’s New York Respect Awards on May 20, 2013. This edited version of his remarks appeared in the Summer 2013 edition of the DiversityInc magazine. CLICK HERE to read the digital edition of this and past issues. As I’m sure you can all imagine, the past …

Zimmerman Trial: Nation in Another Awkward Dance With Racial Issues

For three weeks, people have been closely watching every move in the Zimmerman trial, with everyone seemingly more uncomfortable with the discussion of race than with a tragic death.

Mike Rice is just an example of racism, sexism & bigotry in college sports.

Why Are College Sports the Only Place on Campus Where You Have to Stay in the Closet?

The following column appeared as the “CEO Letter” in the Summer 2013 edition of DiversityInc magazine. CLICK HERE to read the digital edition of this and past issues. By Luke Visconti In the wake of the Rutgers basketball fiasco—in which former Coach Mike Rice used homophobic slurs to castigate players—a huge problem remains: Sports are …

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Asiana Airlines to Sue Oakland TV Station Over Use of Racist ‘Names’

KTVU faces not only embarrassment but also legal action for its airing of offensive Asian-American “names” during coverage of a fatal tragedy.