There are more than 150 major league professional sports franchises in the United States, and while the players they employ are diverse, the lack of diversity in team ownership is downright shocking. Would you believe that there is only ONE Black majority owner among the six biggest leagues?
Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Ed ruled that segregation is illegal, a Georgia high school finally catches up with the rest of the country by holding its first integrated prom. Why did it take so long?
Forty-five percent of New York City eighth-graders got into top-tier high schools, but only 5 percent are Black and 7 percent are Latino. Why is there such a large diversity gap in elite schools when NYC is one of the most diverse cities in the world?
Fashion magazine Vogue has decided to publish a spread featuring a model in Blackface in one of its international editions, and it’s not the first time. Even more shocking are the number of Americans who think Blackface is OK.