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Sharon Osbourne Leaves CBS’s ‘The Talk’ Following Controversy Over Racism

TV veteran Sharon Osbourne is leaving the CBS daytime talk show, The Talk following a recent controversy that erupted on set over racism. According to Christie D’Zurilla of the Los Angeles Times, the situation began on March 10 during an “explosive conversation between the co-hosts [that] was sparked by Osbourne’s…

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Queen Elizabeth Hiring Royal ‘Diversity Czar’ Following Scandal Caused by Meghan Markle’s Interview With Oprah

Following Meghan Markle’s allegations of racism, unfair treatment and an overall lack of support from her royal in-laws in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Queen Elizabeth II is admitting Buckingham Palace could use some help — and has actually begun the search for a royal “Diversity Czar.” Reporter Sara Dorn…

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Facebook Takes Biggest Step Yet to Attack Hate on Its Platform

On Wednesday, March 17, Facebook announced its most far-reaching efforts ever to remove racist, sexist and other hate-fueled content from its platform. Brandy Zadrozny of NBC News reported that the social networking giant is “changing the way it recommends groups and will limit the reach of those that break its…

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Video Game Association Commits $1 Million to Encourage Black Girls to Learn Coding

The Entertainment Software Association — the trade association of America’s video game industry — has announced they will be spending $1 million to help encourage young Black women to learn computer coding. The new initiative is a partnership with Black Girls Code (BGC), a not-for-profit organization that focuses on providing…