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5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: April 28

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. Civil Rights Leaders…

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: April 21

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. Biden Administration Makes…

4 of the Biggest Issues Limiting Diversity and Inclusion in Healthcare

As the ongoing pandemic and recent increased interest in social justice and reform have proven, men and women of color continue to be underserved by the healthcare system, receiving lower quality preventative care and incurring higher levels of illness and disease as a result. While our healthcare system itself has…

Earth Day 2022: Investing in a Green Economy

With businesses taking a more active role in addressing issues beyond the bottom line through their ESG strategies, the choice for the Earth Day 2022 theme seems appropriate: Invest in Our Planet. While the theme is meant for individuals and organizations, it might prove especially meaningful in the business world. More…

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: April 14

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. MLB Celebrates Jackie…

Women of Color Remain Among the Most Poorly Paid of All US Workers

It’s no secret that women in the American workforce earn significantly less money than their male counterparts. Despite ongoing legislation efforts and movements such as “Equal Pay Day” to create equity between all workers, the Department of Labor still estimates that the average woman earns just 81% of what a…

California Corporate Diversity Law Ruled Unconstitutional

In a disappointing blow to all DEI professionals, a California law known as AB 979 has been ruled unconstitutional by a judge in the state. The law was designed to increase representation of underrepresented communities (including individuals who self-identify as Black, African American, Hispanic, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American,…

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: April 7

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. Sexual Assault Awareness…