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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.

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.

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.

Black Youth Exposed to Junk Food Ads at Greater Rates, Study Says

Black Youth Exposed to Junk Food Ads at Greater Rates, Study Says

An analysis of TV-viewing patterns and related exposure to ads provides answers, and leads to the question, what are the health implications?

Future of STEM Initiatives at HBCUs Uncertain Under Trump’s Administration

Future of STEM Initiatives at HBCUs Uncertain Under Trump’s Administration

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are essential to producing qualified STEM professionals. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, a chemist, former BASF manager and president of Shaw University, offers insight.

Study: Latino, Black Parents More Engaged in Monitoring Children’s Media Use

Study: Latino, Black Parents More Engaged in Monitoring Children’s Media Use

A new study finds Latino parents are even more strict and concerned about technology addiction.

Obama: 'Absolutely' Faced Racism in White House

Obama: ‘Absolutely’ Faced Racism in White House

President Barack Obama addressed his dealings with racism during his historic two terms in the White House.

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Michelle Obama Opens Up About President-Elect Donald Trump’s Win

“I think anything that I felt about the election, I said. And I stand by,” the first lady told PEOPLE magazine.

Joe McKnight Case: Shooter Arrested, Sheriff Lashes Out at Critics, Black Community

At a press conference regarding the arrest the white man who killed McKnight, Sheriff Newell Normand allayed fears of a white shooter, saying, "predominantly, Black males … commit the murders.”

Anniversary of Montgomery Bus Boycott Inspires ‘Injustice Boycott’

Anniversary of Montgomery Bus Boycott Inspires ‘Injustice Boycott’

Shaun King, a New York Daily News columnist and BLM activist, has organized a nationwide boycott to begin December 5.

Companies Respond to Vile Behavior of Trump Supporters Shown in Cellphone Videos

Companies Respond to Vile Behavior of Trump Supporters Shown in Cellphone Videos

Recent incidents, including a profanity-filled rant on a Delta Air Lines flight, are causing companies involved to speak up or lose business.

Ben Carson on Why He’s Qualified to be HUD Secretary: ‘I Grew Up in the Inner City’

Ben Carson on Why He’s Qualified to be HUD Secretary: ‘I Grew Up in the Inner City’

Carson, president-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead housing and urban development in the U.S., recently called fair housing “communist.”

President of the University of Pennsylvania Amy Gutmann

President of UPenn Joins Protesters

Amy Gutmann, whose father escaped Nazi Germany, participated in a faculty solidarity march after racist texts were sent to Black students.

U of Oklahoma Kicks Out Student for ‘Ni**ger Lynching’ Texts Sent to Black Freshman at UPenn

Be Careful: ‘Ni**er Lynching’ Texts Sent to Black Freshman Uncover Backdoor to Private Information

A University of Oklahoma student involved in messages sent from “Daddy Trump” obtained contact info from a private University of Pennsylvania Facebook group.

Trump Announces ‘New Deal’ for Blacks on a Celebrity Gossip Website

Trump Announces ‘New Deal’ for Blacks on a Celebrity Gossip Website

President-elect’s plan shares space with recent headline: “Janet Jackson’s Crackhead Ex-Husband Was on Growing Up Hip Hop Last Night … Spilling Tea About Their Secret Baby!”

The Selma Initiative: NAACP Mobilizes for Voter Protection

The Selma Initiative: NAACP Mobilizes for Voter Protection

“The kinds of threats we have heard in recent months harken back to the first half of the 20th century,” said NAACP President and CEO Cornell W. Brooks.

Trump: Black Americans Live in 'Ghettos'

Trump: Black Americans Live in ‘Ghettos’

Trump calls largely Black areas "ghettos" and paints Black neighborhoods as having "so many horrible, horrible problems."

North Carolina Republicans Try to Block 100-Year-Old Black Woman from Voting

North Carolina Republicans Try to Block 100-Year-Old Black Woman from Voting

Grace Bell Hardison, who has been on the voting rolls for 30 years, almost lost her right to vote in the presidential election.

Sean Hannity Said He’ll Ship the Obamas to Kenya, If Trump Wins

Sean Hannity Said He’ll Ship the Obamas to Kenya, If Trump Wins

The radio show host, Fox News pundit and Trump advisor said he’ll buy Obama’s airline ticket, but he “can’t come back.”

Colin Powell to Vote for Clinton

Colin Powell to Vote for Clinton

Powell, a son of immigrants, said Trump has “insulted America in one way almost every day.”

Former KKK Leader David Duke to Participate in Senate Debate at Historically Black College

Former KKK Leader David Duke to Participate in Senate Debate at Historically Black College

Duke said he’s concerned about security as “Dillard is pretty supportive of Black Lives Matter.”

Black Student Forcibly Detained by D.C. Police Sues for $11 Million

Black Student Forcibly Detained by D.C. Police Sues for $11 Million

Last October, Jason Goolsby was arrested after a white woman said he made her feel “uncomfortable.”

Inspired by Family’s Civil Rights Legacy, Sandra Evers-Manly Launches ‘Films with a Purpose’

DiversityInc talks with Northrop Grumman’s Evers-Manly about her quest to fund films with positive images of Blacks, like Satie Gossett’s buzzworthy film on slavery “Forgiveness.”