Tag: Minorities

WSJ Staff Criticizes Lack of Diversity in its Newsroom

Staff members at The Wall Street Journal have written a letter to their management team regarding the publication’s astounding lack of diversity, Business Insider reported on Tuesday. “Diversity in the newsroom is good for business and good for our coverage,” staffers wrote to Gerard Butler, editor in chief, and Matt…

Black Delegates at GOP Convention at Lowest Level in History

The percentage of Black delegates at this year’s Republican convention in Cleveland has dropped to its lowest level in recorded history around 0.7 percent with only 18 Black delegates out of a total of 2,472. The RNC does not break out Latino or Asian delegates, and the breakout of those…

Education Disparities for Minorities, Report Finds

Academically challenging classes, experienced teachers and moderate disciplinary policies are housed in affluent white school districts, leaving minorities on the fringe, according to a U.S. Department of Education survey. “In general, the data shows students of color, students whose first language is not English and students with disabilities are, according…

Women, Minorities Continually Left Behind In STEM Jobs

A study released by U.S. News and Raytheon gives a detailed analysis of the continuous growth in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field but not for everyone: overall, women and minorities are not making progress in this field at the same rate as white males. However, other studies show…

CIA Diversity Study Blasts Agency Failures

An internal report released by the Central Intelligence Agency on Tuesday concluded “senior leadership of the agency is not committed to diversity there has been little progress over the past several decades in diversifying the leadership cadre and pipeline, and in sustaining the hiring of diverse officers.” The Diversity in…