2017 DiversityInc Top 50 Announcement Event

Diversity & Inclusion

American Airlines Employees Humiliate Family of Boy With Down Syndrome

A teenager with Down syndrome is singled out as a flight risk for smiling and playing with a baseball cap. Watch the action on video.

What Is Possible for People With Disabilities?

To overcome basic misconceptions, a professional with a disability must be fully integrated into the workplace, not isolated.

Condoleezza Rice Joins Augusta National

Augusta National Found Only 2 Qualified Women Out of 3.3 Billion on the Planet?

Adding Condoleezza Rice to its men-only roster does little to reverse the golf club’s history of sex discrimination.

Where’s the Pipeline of LGBT Talent? Why We Need to Support Gay Youth

How do you help LGBT students overcome bullying?

Sec. Hillary Clinton Defends Huma Abedin

Secretary Clinton, Senator McCain Condemn Anti-Muslim Attack on Abedin

Five GOP congressmen sent a letter attacking State Department Deputy Chief of Staff Huma Abedin, falsely claiming that the Muslim American had ties to extremists. How do biased accusations harm workplace productivity?

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.

Juan Granados and Will Trinkle File Discrimination Lawsuit

Virginia Swim Club Backs Down After Gay Couple Sues

Does the more LGBT-friendly “household membership” option at a Virginia swim club mean a discrimination lawsuit will be dropped? Or is it just “separate but equal”?

healthcare inequities

Supreme Court Upholds Obama Healthcare Plan: Reducing Racial Inequities

The court’s decision has far-reaching impact on healthcare inequities. Here’s an analysis of this as well as comments from DiversityInc Top 50 companies.

Asian American, Pew Research

Asian-Americans Are Fastest-Growing Racial Group

How can your company attract talent from this group of highly educated immigrants?


Ruling Against Defense of Marriage Act Is Major Diversity Victory

The federal court decision striking down parts of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is a major civil-rights victory for advocates supporting diversity and inclusion. With President Obama and more leaders of the Black community on board, marriage equality is gaining momentum rapidly.

Why This Attorney Makes Global Human Rights His Personal Challenge

Diversity and inclusion isn’t limited to company walls or country boundaries. Raymond M. Brown explains how fighting human-rights violations offers a lesson in global corporate values.

Do Diversity Metrics Hold the Key to Diversity-Management Success?

Diversity metrics can improve diversity-management results, but you’ll still need this other factor to really see workforce-diversity gains.

Work/Life Legal Issues

Workplace Diversity: 5 Legal Challenges of Work/Life Programs

Workplace diversity includes work/life, but can offering employees flexibility and other benefits get you in trouble? Here are the pitfalls to avoid.

Racial Demographics Map of the United States

Diversity & Inclusion Milestone: More Than Half of U.S. Babies Are Black, Latino & Asian

Diversity and inclusion will benefit from the latest Census Bureau report on the race/ethnicity of babies. What will the future workforce look like, and how can your company ensure an inclusive environment?

Diversity & Inclusion Includes Gays & Lesbians: Is Black Church Getting the Message?

Diversity and inclusion cannot exclude anyone—especially LGBT people. Some prominent members of the Black church, led by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, are pushing for equality, but others still don’t get it.

Diversity & Inclusion Means Zero Tolerance for Bullying

Diversity and inclusion can’t succeed in workplaces that allow bullying at any level. What can you do to prevent and stop bullying in your company and in schools, where it begins?

Is Hiring Only Gay Men Unfair?

Workplace Diversity: Is Hiring Only Gay Men Unfair?

Workplace diversity challenged by reverse discrimination? A shipping company lost a $1-million verdict after a manager only wanted to hire gay men. What can you learn?

Are Political Donations That Conflict With Your Diversity Policy a Shareholder Issue?

What repercussions could your company face if your contributions don’t align with values related to diversity and inclusion?