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Disney Signed Contract to Respectfully Portray Indigenous People for Hit Movie ‘Frozen 2’

Disney’s (No. 20 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) “Frozen 2” is currently in theaters breaking box office records, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The new animated sequel went in a slightly different direction than its blockbuster predecessor “Frozen.” The creators of the film, Jennifer Lee, Chris…

Disney's 'Coco' Wins Animated Feature Oscar

(Reuters) — “Coco,” the colorful adventure into the land of the dead from Walt Disney Co’s (No. 36 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) Pixar Animation Studios, won the Oscar on Sunday for best animated feature film. The story of family, memory and legacy follows a boy named Miguel…

Stereotype-free Halloween Costumes for Kids

By Sheryl Estrada The Disney Store’s line of Halloween 2015 costumes for kids is titled “I Am Awesome.” It’s estimated that 68 million Americans will dress up for Halloween this year and will spend a total of $950 million on children’s costumes. Companies are beginning to respond to the criticism…

It's 2015, Disney Discovers Latinas!!!

By Julissa Catalan Snow Whitea teenage princess, idolized for her fair skinwas the first Disney Princess in 1937. Since then it has taken Disney only 78 years to announce its first Latina Princess, Elena of Avalor. Now, before we all rejoice over the franchise’s progressive move, let’s not overlook some…

Prudential's New CDO, Plus Toyota Promotes Diversity Leader [Slideshow]

[SlideDeck2 id=23512 ress=1] Michele C. Meyer-Shipp Michele C. Meyer-Shipp has been named vice president and chief diversity officer of Prudential Financial, succeeding Emilio Egea, who retired. In her new role, Meyer-Shipp is responsible for leading and directing all diversity-and-inclusion initiatives for the company, and for ensuring ongoing compliance with federal…