When compared with the students who they are teaching, there is a large disparity in the diversity of America’s teachers. Just how big a disparity? And what states are the worst offenders? We have the answers here.
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?
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?
President Obama has a new nominee who would be the first openly gay Black male federal judge, but members of the Congressional Black Caucus say he still isn’t doing enough to increase the diversity of federal courts.
Studies find Latinas are at a higher risk of a very serious condition, but put themselves in greater danger by how they view their bodies. This comes as a pop star brings more attention to another key risk factor Latinas face.