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TMZ Poll: “African-American or N----?”

TMZ Poll: “African-American or N – – – -?”

Website asks readers to pick their preferred term for referring to Black people. Guess which one is winning?

Can Santa Be Black? Racist Overtones on College Billboard Spark Outrage

Can Santa Be Black? Racist Overtones on College Billboard Spark Outrage

A billboard that was meant to raise awareness of racist stereotypes backfires, using Santa to only further highlight racist stereotypes.

‘Send 2 Reservation’: Sonic Apologizes After Racist, Indian-Themed Sign

‘Send 2 Reservation’: Sonic Apologizes After Racist, Indian-Themed Sign

Despite the crass comments, the employee behind the offending words appears to have kept his job.

Choosing Natural Hair Styles Still a Career Concern for Black Women

Choosing Natural Hair Styles Still a Career Concern for Black Women

Black women are embracing natural hair like never before, but acceptance by corporate America is still a significant concern for those climbing the ladder.

New Miss America Brushes Off Racist Haters

New Miss America Brushes Off Racist Haters

First Miss America of Indian descent responds to barrage of racist tweets after winning the crown.

Julie Chen

Big Brother Host: Racism Made Me Have Surgery for ‘Asian Eyes’

Julie Chen details the racist roadblocks that led her to have plastic surgery.

Why the Severe Drought of Women in Politics?

Does the decreasing number of women in elected office spell trouble for the nation’s policies?

Raven-Symoné

Why Is It So Hard to Be Black and Gay?

Raven-Symoné’s Twitter statement has once again underscored the widespread undercurrent of homophobia in the African-American community.

KTVU Asiana screen grab

Asiana Airlines to Sue Oakland TV Station Over Use of Racist ‘Names’

KTVU faces not only embarrassment but also legal action for its airing of offensive Asian-American “names” during coverage of a fatal tragedy.

SLIDESHOW: Sports Cards of Trouble

A visual look at the trouble spots in professional sports when it comes to dealing with the issues of diversity and inclusion.

SLIDESHOW: U.S. Celebrates Gay-Rights Rulings

Supporters and advocates of gay rights and equality lifted their arms, flags and voices in celebration after Wednesday’s Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Prop 8. From coast to coast, DiversityInc takes you on a tour of smiles all around.

Paula Deen on Today: ‘I Am Not a Racist’

Are her half-baked apology and excuses worth anything?

Jason Richwine

Analyst Fired After ‘Low Average IQ of Hispanics’ Immigration Study

Is the Heritage Foundation in trouble after insulting the intelligence of Latinos and immigrants?

Disney's Merida

Is Disney’s Princess Sexist?

Company pulls glammed-up version of Brave heroine off its Disney Princess website.

7 Things NOT to Say to Asian-Americans

7 Things NOT to Say to Asian-Americans

These phrases should be kept off-limits when speaking to Asians.

Boston Marathon Bombing: 3 More Charged in Attack

Boston Marathon Bombing: 3 More Charged in Attack

As two more international students are arrested, use caution to avoid stereotyping.

Senator Marco Rubio

Tackling Anti-Muslim Bias After Boston Marathon Bombing

Could U.S. deny student visas to Muslims?

Should Boston Bombing Suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev Be Charged in Civilian Court?

Should Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Be Charged in Civilian Court?

Some are calling for Dzokhar Tsarnaev, an American citizen, to be treated as an enemy combatant with little or no right to due process.

Boston Bombing Fallout: Immigration Reform?

Boston Bombing Fallout: Immigration Reform?

The fear of a foreign threat could cause lawmakers to delay plans to overhaul U.S. immigration policies.

4 Things to Know About Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Here are four things to know about the surviving Boston Bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Racist Obama Facebook Pages & Your Office: What Do You Need to Know?

An overview of overt racism being used in this election, how it can affect productivity and what you need to do.

Diversity-Management Fail: Racist Prank Escalates to Lawsuit at UCLA

Dr. Christian Head was told “not to make a stink” about the humiliating stereotype. Here’s how this racial-discrimination lawsuit emphasizes the need for diversity management.

Michelle Lee, Regional VP, Wells Fargo

Talent Development Takes Wells Fargo Leader From Teller to $100M in Revenue

Talent development helped Michelle Lee rise to a regional vice-president position at Wells Fargo. What can your company learn from her extraordinary story?

Jeremy Lin & Racism: 3 Ways to Stop Dangerous Stereotypes

Asian basketball star Jeremy Lin has become the subject of jokes and racist comments. What can you do to prevent stereotyping in your organization?