Diversity & Inclusion

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.

Touting Diversity: Why Are Pro Sports Leagues Celebrating?

Diversity numbers are improving, but are they really cause for celebration?

Big Brother Reveals Houseguests’ Racist Rants

Forget the show—what else have these contestants lost?

Racist “White History Month” Parade Float Angers Community

Can farmer be banned from future parades for offensive float?

Bruce Arians says gay NFL players are in the closet because of fans, not other players or the league

NFL Coach Blames Fans for Lack of Openly Gay Players

Coach says football fans, not the teams or the league, are why players stay closeted.

Professor: Obese People Can’t Get PhDs

Does social media make people think they have the OK to discriminate?

AMA Classifies Obesity as a Disease

What does this mean for doctors’ offices and businesses? Who is most impacted?

Housing discrimination still runs high.

Housing Discrimination More Subtle, But Still Absurdly High

Federal laws force sellers and agents to be more subtle in their racism, but what more can be done to stop the practice altogether?

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SLIDESHOW: Housing Discrimination in the U.S.

A visual look at what type of housing discrimination issues against racial and ethnic minorities are still occurring in the U.S., and where.

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.

Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl: Why It’s NOT About American Indian Rights

The Supreme Court ruling this week angered supporters of the Indian Child Welfare Act, but should it have?

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

Are her half-baked apology and excuses worth anything?

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Gender Marriage

Two separate opinions open door for California couples to marry and all legal same-gender marriages to be recognized by the federal government.

SLIDESHOW: U.S.’s LGBT Community—Revealing Trends & Attitudes

A look at statistics from the latest surveys of the LGBT community released by the Pew Research Center.

SLIDESHOW: Things NOT to Say to LGBT Coworkers

What are some things that you should NEVER say to an LGBT colleague?

Supreme Court Strikes Part of Voting Rights Act

Supreme Court issues split ruling; Congress left to rewrite one section of the law.

SLIDESHOW: Key moments in Voting Rights

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is a historic piece of United States civil-rights law enacted to ensure that the right to participate in the Democratic process is not denied to eligible citizens on account of race or color. The law has been changed and amended over the years. Here are some key moments in time that …

Supreme Court Redefines Workplace Discrimination

Pair of rulings narrow definitions, set stricter rules for discrimination lawsuits.

Companies Say N-O to Paula Deen’s Use of the N-Word

Five major brands tell DiversityInc that they are reviewing, or will discontinue, agreements with her.

Supreme Court Punts Decision on Affirmative Action

Supreme Court Punts Decision on Affirmative Action

Justices compromise on a nonruling on the value of race in education.

Paula Deen and the N-Word: Mixed Reaction From Corporations, Citizens

Paula Deen and the N-Word: Mixed Reaction From Corporations, Citizens

Is Deen’s poorly executed apology enough to excuse her use of offensive language?

How Did Texas Teen End Up Challenging Affirmative Action? Follow the Money

How Did Texas Teen End Up Challenging Affirmative Action? Follow the Money

Two conservative groups have placed civil rights in their crosshairs, and this is the first battle.

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Obama Administration Turning to NBA for a Slam Dunk on Healthcare?

Report says officials are seeking NBA stars to assist in marketing President Obama’s signature healthcare law.

Study: Women Who Smile Less Could Be Promoted More

Study: Women Who Smile Less Could Be Promoted More

New research shows that cheerful women are not associated with leadership qualities.