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Diverse Film Casts Keep Hollywood Execs Making Money at Box Office

“Less-diverse product underperforms in the marketplace, and yet it still dominates.”

'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.”

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?

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.

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.

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.

Van Jones, #Cut50 Petition Obama to Grant More Clemencies in Final Days of Presidency

Van Jones, #Cut50 Petition Obama to Grant More Clemencies in Final Days of Presidency

With a change in administration, it’s uncertain if criminal justice reform will continue.

Trump Supporters Intimidate Latino Voters with Fake Image of Immigrant on Social Media

Trump Supporters Intimidate Latino Voters with Fake Image on Social Media

The image, which has been proven to be fake, shows an immigration officer supposedly arresting an immigrant who is trying to vote.

Latinos Overwhelmingly Favor Clinton: National Council of La Raza Poll

Latinos Overwhelmingly Favor Clinton: Poll

A poll by the National Council of La Raza also found which issues Latino voters regard as the most important — indicating more reasons to align with Clinton.

Latinos Say no to Marco Rubio Over Trump Endorsement

Latinos Say no to Marco Rubio Over Trump Endorsement

Rubio's campaign insists he will "fight for the best interest of Florida's Hispanic community" — but many Latinos are not convinced.

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.”

Trump's 'bad hombres' and 'nasty woman' Remarks Stoke Online Outrage

Trump’s ‘bad hombres’ and ‘nasty woman’ Remarks Stoke Online Outrage

"Sometimes I forget this is a presidential debate and not an SNL (Saturday Night Live) skit #badhombres," a Twitter user commented.

Before Debate, Protesters Build 'Wall of taco trucks' Outside Trump Hotel

Before Debate, Protesters Build ‘Wall of taco trucks’ Outside Trump Hotel

"We all as Americans live under one big tent. Hillary represents that higher ground," Rev. Jesse Jackson said at what was called a "wall" of taco trucks.

U.S. to Seek Criminal Contempt Charge Against Arizona Sheriff

U.S. to Seek Criminal Contempt Charge Against Arizona Sheriff

Sheriff Joe Arpaio repeatedly racially profiled Hispanics — despite a court order saying he cannot detain drivers on his unfounded suspicion they are illegal immigrants.

Houston Taco Trucks Register Voters as Latinos Flex Political Muscle

Houston Taco Trucks Register Voters as Latinos Flex Political Muscle

In an effort to drive out the crucial Latino vote, taco truck patrons can fill out voter registration cards that require no postage when mailed.

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Racist posters, many of which are Trump supporters, use code words for Blacks, Mexicans, Muslims and Jews to avoid censorship.

Author Steve Phillips

Steve Phillips Explains to Corporate Executives Why ‘Brown is the New White’

“Every single day, there are 7,000 new people of color added to the U.S. population, and 1,000 whites,” author Steve Phillips said.

Private prisons

Department of Justice Putting an End to Private Prisons

Highly profitable private prisons, which aided in the increased incarceration of Blacks and Latinos due to racial disparities in sentencing, have been deemed highly unsafe.

Report: Black Families May Need 228 Years to Build Same Wealth of White Families

Report: Black Families May Need 228 Years to Build Same Wealth of White Families

Scholar Chuck Collins talks with DiversityInc about a new report, which found that if public policy changes are not made, Black and Latino families won’t match white wealth for centuries.

Will Criminal Justice Reform Ever Happen? A Discussion Moderated by Van Jones Offers Answers

Will Criminal Justice Reform Ever Happen? A Discussion Moderated by Van Jones Offers Answers

Coinciding with the DNC, The Dream Corps, #cut50 and Rock the Vote bring together political leaders, community organizers to discuss what it takes to end an era of mass incarceration.

Voter ID law

Texas Voter ID Law Discriminates, Federal Court Rules

Appeals court agrees the Texas law made it harder for Blacks and Latinos to vote and violates the U.S. Voting Rights Act.

Rep. Steve King

Is Rep. King the Biggest Bigot in Congress?

Last night's comments questioning the contributions of non-white people to the advancement of human civilization may have crowned it.