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Apple's Leaders 'Presently Fail' to Represent Diversity: Shareholders

Apple’s Leaders ‘Presently Fail’ to Represent Diversity: Shareholders

The tech giant has opposed a more diverse hiring strategy for senior management roles and its board of directors.

Trump's Voter Fraud Probe Could Pave Way for Tougher Voting Rules

‘Voter Fraud’ Investigation Based on One Tweet

President Donald Trump seemingly based his "voter fraud" cry on an unsubstantiated tweet from November alleging "verified" voter fraud.

Republican Senator Resigns Over Sexist Women’s March Retweet

Republican Senator Resigns Over Sexist Women’s March Retweet

Last year, Nebraska State Senator Bill Kintner also admitted to using a state laptop to engage in cybersex.

Trump Threatens to ‘Send the Feds’ if Chicago ‘Doesn’t Fix the Horrible Carnage’

Trump Threatens to ‘Send the Feds’ if Chicago ‘Doesn’t Fix ... Carnage’

Use of Fox News crime stats may indicate Trump's media outlet of choice despite history of biased reporting.

Pro-Trump Trolls Falsely Tell Minorities They Can Text Their Vote

Pro-Trump Trolls Falsely Tell Minorities They Can Text Their Vote

Accounts posting bogus ads with Hillary Clinton's logo and a number to "vote from home" targeted minority voters — even featuring one in Spanish.

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.

Obama Trolls Trump Over 'Mean tweet' on Late Night TV

Obama Trolls Trump Over ‘Mean tweet’ on Late Night TV

Obama poked fun at Trump's Twitter rants and his repeated claims that the election is rigged on ABC's late-night show "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

Police Tracked BLM Protesters Through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: ACLU Report

Police Tracked BLM Protesters Through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: ACLU Report

Police received real time special access from Geofeedia, a social media surveillance vendor, to social media feeds during the periods of unrest.

Trump's Body Language During Debate Raises Social Media Eyebrows

Trump’s Body Language During Debate Raises Social Media Eyebrows

Sunday's debate was the most tweeted-about in debate in history, a Twitter spokesman said.

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.

What Did Kanye West's Casting Call for 'Multiracial Women Only' Mean?

What Did Kanye West’s Casting Call for ‘Multiracial Women Only’ Mean?

The casting call caused a stir on Twitter debating the term “multiracial.”

New York Life Director Who Tells BLM Strategist to ‘Die’ Promptly Fired

New York Life Director Who Tells BLM Strategist to ‘Die’ Promptly Fired

A racist and hostile social media interaction cost Corey Multer his job.

Smoochr, Black Dating App

Black Twitter Breaks up With Black Dating App

Smoochr, an app for Black singles, has received massive backlash on Twitter for reinforcing racial stereotypes and focusing on hair texture and lip size as criteria for dates.

Confronting Nation's Racial Turmoil is Business Imperative

Confronting Nation’s Racial Turmoil is Business Imperative

PwC’s new U.S. chairman launched company-wide discussion on race, buoyed by his desire to comfort employees and in the process bolster engagement, recruitment.

Breitbart Editor Incites Racism, Kicked Off Twitter

Breitbart Editor Incites Racism, Kicked Off Twitter

Following a barrage of racist tweets at Leslie Jones, co-star of "Ghostbusters," Milo Yiannopoulos' account was permanently suspended.

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Four Officers Under Investigation for Racially Charged Social Media Posts

All four officers from Tennessee are being investigated, with one being decommissioned for saying he would have shot Philando Castile five times instead of four.

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Paul Ryan Does Not Blame Trump for Anti-Semitic Tweet

Ryan said he does not have time to address all of Trump’s racist social media messages.

Tone-Deaf ‘Racist’ Poster Illustrates Lack of Diverse Leadership at Red Cross

Critics have called for diversification of the organization’s nearly all-white management after no one noticed bias reflected in poster.

Latinos Rally Against Trump

Fox News Poll on Latinos Gets Racist Response from Trump Supporters

Vile tweets were sent in defense of the Republican presidential candidate.

Trump’s Cinco de Mayo ‘Taco Bowl’ a Social Media Fail

Donald Trump’s photo to celebrate the “Hispanic” holiday is offensive.

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Curt Schilling Fired Following Anti-Transgender Remarks

Schilling is the latest public figure to lose his job over a discriminatory post on Facebook.

Pro-Trump Students Mock MLK with Trump Hat Photo

A student political group at the University of South Florida posted the photo on social media, spurring controversy.

#BlackLivesMatter Activist DeRay Mckesson in Baltimore’s Mayoral Race

"I have come to realize that the traditional pathway to politics, and the traditional politicians who follow these well-worn paths, will not lead us to the transformational change our city needs."

Why Does Silicon Valley Continue Lacking Diversity?

"They want to do these things, but nobody is making the solid commitments."