Tag: Asians

Archived: Amazon's Demographic Data: More of the Same

By Albert Lin Amazon became the latest technology giant to release its workforce demographic data, and the results, unsurprisingly, are not impressive. Overall, the company’s global workforce of nearly 150,000 is 37 percent women, with women making up just 25 percent of managers. In the United States, Amazon’s workforce is…

Archived: Universities Warn Against Blackface Halloween Costumes

By Daryl Hannah With Halloween less than a week away, universities are warning students against dressing in Blackface, hosting watermelon-eating-themed parties, and other Halloween antics that preclude diversity and inclusion “all in the name of fun.” For the second time in as many years, officials at the University of Minnesota…

Archived: VP Biden Offends Jews, Asians on Consecutive Days

By Albert Lin Loquacious Vice President Joe Biden doubled down on insensitive comments this week, using an anti-Semitic slur on Tuesday and an Asian slur on Wednesday. On Tuesday, at a speech in Washington, D.C., commemorating Legal Services Corporation’s 40th anniversary, Biden told a story about his son hearing from…

Archived: Race & Online Dating

By Chris Hoenig Black men and women have a far harder time with online dating than almost every other race or ethnicity, with the exception of Asian men. Research gathered by online dating site OkCupid points the finger at a racial bias that has only intensified over the past five…

Archived: Major League White: How Pro Sports Aren't What They Seem

By Chris Hoenig MLB Commissioner Bud Selig Diversity in professional sports is evident on the fields, courts and rinks across the country. Just don’t look for it in owner’s boxes. The media firestorm and outpouring of disgust that followed the broadcasting of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s long-held racist…