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Askew will assume the highest position of the cadet chain of command.
“I am trying to figure out how I can move the needle forward and open doors for everyone, no matter the color of their skin.”
Social media will be abuzz July 31 to discuss the issue of pay disparities for Black women, and solutions.
The actress talked with DiversityInc about her organization’s mission of educating children on historic Black figures.
A photo posted by the global superstar dominated the Internet, again.
The study was the first to find a significant increase in breast cancer risk among Black women who used dark shades of hair dye and white women who used chemical relaxers.
The study finds substantial bias toward Black girls beginning at age five.
Henson’s stylist shared the reason behind the cut, and DiversityInc asked Tamika Katon-Donegal, an L.A.-based Black actress, why she wears her natural curls.
“Despite higher labor participation and voting rates, at all educational levels Black women are concentrated in lower paying jobs than most other groups of workers, and have poor outcomes in healthcare, criminal justice and life expectancy.”
Hugh Barry was arrested on charges of murder in the first degree, manslaughter in the first and second degrees and criminally negligent homicide.
“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.
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.
Racist incidents targeted American University’s first Black woman student government president and targeted her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha.
"For far too long the voices of and issues facing Black women and girls have not been given the attention it deserves," Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman said.
“Thank you for investing in our girls,” Michelle Obama said about the college scholarship program.
“It disappoints me to know we live in a society in which people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child,” Serena Williams said.
Recent incidents involving Maxine Waters, April Ryan and Susan Rice echo the treatment of Michelle Obama.
Two Black women said they "and other dark-skinned employees suffered years-long relentless racial animus" at the company.
The Fox News host's comment about Rep. Maxine Waters is "no laughing matter," rather "a well-worn diversion and act of denigration," a Rutgers women's and gender studies professor told DiversityInc.
In an interview, Winfrey said President Trump’s win made her rethink whether or not she could become President of the United States.
DiversityInc asked a political scientist and women’s studies professor her thoughts on the strike and on race in relation to the movement.
White women “had the strongest explicit attitudes that were negative. The significant bias is a challenge for Black women that has to be acknowledged."
Imelme Umana is a member of the law school’s class of 2018.