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4 Things to Know About Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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

BREAKING NEWS! Boy Scouts to End Gay Ban for Members, Not Leaders

Boy Scouts to End Gay Ban for Members, Not Leaders

The Boy Scouts took a half-hearted step toward inclusion today, announcing plans to allow gay members but not leaders. Here’s why it’s too little, too late.

Why Are Gay College Athletes In the Closet?

Why Are Gay College Athletes in the Closet?

Only 2–5 percent of LGBT college athletes are out. In light of the Rutgers scandal, we asked experts why the NCAA isn’t doing more to create inclusive coaches and teams.

Are Blacks More Likely to Get Alzheimer’s?

Are Blacks More Likely to Get Alzheimer’s?

A new study on Alzheimer’s and Blacks didn’t use the same protocol normally followed with clinical trials of whites.

LL Cool J, Brad Paisley, Accidental Racist

Is ‘Accidental Racist’ the Worst Song Ever?

The furor over the “Accidental Racist” song by Brad Paisley and LL Cool J could have been avoided with some guidance from those being stereotyped.

Rutgers Scandal Update: Pernetti Resigns; President Apologizes for ‘Failure of Process’

Former Rutgers Athletic Director says that his decisions “were out of keeping with Rutgers community’s values.”

What’s Everyone Saying About Rutgers’ Rice Crisis?

Reaction toward ex-Coach Rice’s abusive behavior has celebrity athletes, NCAA coaches and leading news columnists demanding that Rutgers take more action.

Dr. Robert Barchi and Tim Pernetti

Should Rutgers President and Athletic Director Resign After Coach Rice Scandal?

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.

Mike Rice, fired Rutgers basketball coach

Why Did Rutgers Wait to Fire Coach After Anti-Gay and Abusive Actions?

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.

Should Black Women Straighten Their Hair or Lighten Their Skin?

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.

Racism & Bigotry: Will ‘Wetback’ Slur Derail GOP’s Rebranding Efforts?

Yet another insensitive Republican gaffe makes headlines. Can the GOP get its act together in time for the next election cycle?

Will DOMA be ruled Unconstitutional?

‘Separate But Equal?’ Same-Gender Marriage Parallels Racist Jim Crow Laws

SCOTUS is weighing overturning the Defense of Marriage Act. Are comparisons to racism and civil-rights laws helping?

Same-Gender Marriage Equality: DiversityInc

Red for Equality: What Are the 10 Most Powerful Memes for Same-Gender Marriage?

Americans’ support for same-gender marriage has gone viral. Which images best show your support?

Same-Sex Marriage: Will It Pass? Prop 8 and DOMA Debates Continue

Why the Supreme Court May Not Recognize Same-Gender Marriage

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.

The Wrong Message: "Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg’s Message on Mentoring Is Wrong—and Dangerous

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.

Disparities Show Lack of Diversity in Healthcare: Blacks and Whites Receive Different Healthcare

Why Do Black Children Receive Fewer Antibiotics?

Does race come into play when physicians pull out their prescription pads? New research suggests continued bias toward Blacks and Latinos in healthcare.

Are Police in NYC Targeting Blacks, Latinos for Drug Possession?

More Whites Smoke Weed, But NYC Spent $440M Targeting Blacks and Latinos

Is the NYPD making bamboozle arrests? Study quantifies how racial bias wastes tax dollars while Black, Latino teens get disproportionately pinched for marijuana arrests.

Obama Doppleganger on "The Bible" series Blows Up Social Media

HISTORY Channel Racist? Why Satan Looks Like Obama

The Bible producers claim the Satan character's resemblance to President Obama is “utter nonsense,” despite actor whose skin was darkened