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What's the Worst Company for LGBT Employees ExxonMobil

By Barbara Frankel For the 14th year in a row, ExxonMobil shareholders have defeated a resolution to ban discrimination against LGBT employees and offer equal benefits. The top company in the Fortune 500, which earned almost $45 billion last year (its second-most-profitable year), is very clear in its lack of…

Analyst Fired After 'Low Average IQ of Hispanics' Immigration Study

By Dara Sharif A conservative-think-tank associate’s assertions that immigration reform should take into account “the low average IQ of Hispanics” led to his abrupt departure. But the damage to the Heritage Foundation’s reputation as well as to the conservative political brand may have far greater implications, and provide a lesson…

Diversity Champion Dr. Roosevelt Thomas Dies

Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr., a well-known diversity leader, died on Friday. He was 69. There has been great sorrow from the diversity community. “Dr. Thomas’ impact on the field of diversity management is immeasurable.The thought leadership he provided launched the careers of an entire generation of practitioners, including mine,”…

Abercrombie Discriminates Against Bigger Women

By Dara Sharif Abercrombie & Fitch is facing a major backlash over its decision not to sell women’s clothes larger than size 10, including a pledge by actress Kirstie Alley to never again buy anything from the clothier. The average woman’s size in the U.S. is 14, but Abercrombie &…

HISTORY Channel Racist Why Satan Looks Like Obama

Satan isn’t just Black anymorehe looks like President Obama, too, according to HISTORY channel. The debut of the President’s doppelganger as “Satan” on HISTORY channel’s hit miniseries The Bible went viral this week (@bibleseries, #TheBible) once fans, including conservative radio host Glenn Beck, began tweeting their reactions to the uncanny…

Papa John's CEO: 'In a Bunch of Trouble' for Obamacare Job Cuts

Papa John’s profits are up 25 percentthat’s why CEO John Schnatter’s threat to cut workers’ hours and raise the price of pizza by up to 14 cents to offset the company’s cost of Obamacare resulted in a widespread boycott of the pizza chain. “I got in a bunch of trouble…