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DiversityInc Takes No. 1 Spot for Web Traffic and Social-Media Reach

DiversityInc passes Black Enterprise, Working Mother and Hispanic Business, while publications such as Diversity Journal, Diversity Executive and Diversity Woman continue to trail far behind.

DiversityInc is now the No. 1 website worldwide for all news and information about diversity management, workplace diversity and real-world instances of racism and discrimination, as measured by web traffic and social-media reach.


An increase in visitors to DiversityInc.com over the past year has pushed DiversityInc past Black Enterprise, Working Mother and Hispanic Business, generating more than twice the share of worldwide page views of all its nearest competitors. DiversityInc receives 100 times more web traffic than smaller publications like Diversity Executive, Diversity Journal and Diversity Woman combined.

Alexa, an Amazon-owned company, also ranks DiversityInc ahead of all other diversity-management publications on a global scale. In the United States alone, DiversityInc ranks nearly three times higher than Black Enterprise (its nearest competitor), more than seven times higher than Hispanic Business and more than 65 times higher than Diversity Executive.

Readers spend nearly as much time on DiversityInc as Working Mother (No. 2 in time on site) and Black Enterprise (No. 3) combined, and more than three times longer than Hispanic Business. Visitors also read nearly as many articles and posts each time they stop by the site as all three of those publications combined. DiversityInc's bounce rate (the number of visitors leaving the site after reading just one post) is the lowest in the diversity-management space, just one-third that of Working Mother, its nearest competitor.

DiversityInc's social-media reach—more than three-quarters of a million people across all platforms—is more than two-and-a-half times larger than any other diversity publication and nearly twice the size of Diversity Best Practices, Black Enterprise, Hispanic Business, Conference Board, Working Mother, Diversity Executive, Diversity Journal and Diversity Woman combined.

"Credit goes to the entire team, but this initiative was led by our COO, Carolynn Johnson, who is currently finalizing plans to make our website's career center the No. 1 source for diverse talent," DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti said.

MeToo: Google Employees Walked Out By the Thousands

Outrage over Andy Rubin's $90 million payout questioned company core values and diversity.

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A recent New York Times report that said Google gave millions of dollars to some executives, like Andy Rubin ($90 million) in secret exit packages after they were accused of sexual misconduct.

The report sparked outrage among employees who organized via social media and yesterday walked out of offices around the world by the thousands.

Zurich, Dublin, Singapore, London and Hyderabad, India, and multiple U.S offices participated in the Google Walkout For Real Change.

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"We could not bear the feeling of humiliation for an entire cross-country flight and left the plane," David Cooley said in a Facebook post.

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Alaska Airlines is apologizing for an act of blatant discrimination against a same-sex couple, but the damage is already done as #BoycottAlaskaAirlines is circulating social media.

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Experts have said cyberbullying could be one of the causes behind the rise in teen suicide.

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'Peace Y'all. I'm Out': Ta-Nehisi Coates Quits Twitter After Cornell West's Rant

White supremacist Richard Spencer chimed in to support West's bashing of Coates.

Ta-Nehisi Coates and Cornell West

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates seemingly had enough of Twitter when Cornell West said in his rant against him that he "fetishizes white supremacy," which drew a tweet of support from white supremacist Richard Spencer. Coates has deleted his account of more than 1 million followers.

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"This is a hate crime. Let's stop playing games," said Scot X. Esdaile, president of the NAACP Connecticut chapter.

Brianna Brochu, a white, former University of Hartford student who rubbed her used tampons on her Black roommate, Chennel "Jazzy" Rowe's, backpack and allegedly put Rowe's toothbrush in places "where the sun doesn't shine," will not face hate crime charges.

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FaceApp Fail: 'Racist' Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

Social media users slammed the "Black," "Caucasian," "Asian" and "Indian" filters.

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Using face-altering apps on photos is common nowadays, but FaceApp continues to miss the mark with its filters. The app just launched in January and is again under fire for producing tone-deaf technology deemed racist by users.

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Police End 'High Five Fridays' at Elementary School After Complaints

The Northampton (Mass.) Police Department said it "cannot overlook the fact that this program may be received differently by some members of our community."

Members of the Northampton Police Department participate in "Coffee With a Cop" at the Northampton Senior Center. / FACEBOOK

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