Diversity & Inclusion
Reaction toward ex-Coach Rice’s abusive behavior has celebrity athletes, NCAA coaches and leading news columnists demanding that Rutgers take more action.
Rutgers faculty, government officials, members of the public (and DiversityInc readers) are demanding answers to the Rutgers University basketball scandal involving physical abuse and homophobic slurs—and some are asking for the resignation of Athletic Director Tim Pernetti and Rutgers President Dr. Robert Barchi.
Rutgers should have fired basketball coach Mike Rice in November instead of waiting until a video surfaced yesterday of his homophobic and vicious attacks on players.
Backlash against R&B singer India.Arie’s new cover art re-raises controversial #skinversation on racism/colorism in Black community, including the discussion on Black hair.
Yet another insensitive Republican gaffe makes headlines. Can the GOP get its act together in time for the next election cycle?
SCOTUS is weighing overturning the Defense of Marriage Act. Are comparisons to racism and civil-rights laws helping?
Americans’ support for same-gender marriage has gone viral. Which images best show your support?
Why is SCOTUS hesitant to allow same-gender couples the right to marry to supersede states’ bans? Here are the factors—and outcomes—that could sway justices’ decisions.
Sheryl Sandberg’s "Lean In" says senior women perceive mentoring requests as “total mood killers” and urges younger women to excel before they try to find mentors. Here’s why she’s totally wrong.
Does race come into play when physicians pull out their prescription pads? New research suggests continued bias toward Blacks and Latinos in healthcare.
Is the NYPD making bamboozle arrests? Study quantifies how racial bias wastes tax dollars while Black, Latino teens get disproportionately pinched for marijuana arrests.
The Bible producers claim the Satan character's resemblance to President Obama is “utter nonsense,” despite actor whose skin was darkened
The Greenlining Institute is asking the magazine to release the demographics of its staff and management, issue a more heartfelt apology, and tell the real story of the housing crisis.
The U.S. Senate is finally listening to the Service Women’s Action Network’s outcry. But will there ever be change?
To reach the thousands of newly insured people who don’t speak English, Kaiser Permanente, WellPoint and others rely increasingly on cultural competence in a variety of languages.
Why does telecommuting work so well at some companies but appear to have failed at Yahoo! and Best Buy? Is it right for your company—and for you?
Are same-gender marriage bans recycled Jim Crow-era tactics? Howard University is urging the Supreme Court to overturn Prop 8.
Facebook COO’s new book 'Lean In' rekindles debate on equality for women in the workplace.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's "movement" gives corporate America an easy out on promoting women, argues DiversityInc's Barbara Frankel in a first-person column.
The International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde offers solutions on the wage gaps, cultural restrictions and lack of jobs that hold women back globally.
How are younger voters shifting political mindsets in America? Changing racial demographics are affecting society's attitude toward government.
Hip-hop mogul joins war on sugar, turns an embarrassing confession into anti-junk-food advocacy.
Local governments step in to stop the rampant consumption of soda and candy that leads to obesity and health disparities—but the powerful food lobby is pushing back with a heavy hand.
Walmart, the world’s largest retailer and largest purveyor of groceries, is stepping into the fight against obesity and food security in a big way.