Tag: Race

DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson Speaks to Rutgers Center for Women in Business About Addressing Racial Injustice

DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson spoke today on how leaders can be morally courageous and speak out against the racial injustice. Her fireside video chat with Lisa Kaplowitz, Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Women in Business at Rutgers University Business School addressed racism, allyship and the power of…

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Hair Discrimination Would be Outlawed Federally Under Bill Sen. Cory Booker Introduced

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) announced the first federal bill against natural hair discrimination Thursday. His move supports the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural hair (CROWN) Act. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) introduced companion legislation in the House of Representatives along with Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-MD.),…

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Mo’Nique Files Lawsuit Against Netflix For Race and Gender Discrimination

Oscar-winning actress and comedian Mo’Nique filed a discrimination suit against Netflix on Thursday at the Los Angeles Superior Court, according to NBC News. She is one of only ten Black actresses to have won an Oscar since the Academy’s inception. The 39-page document accused the streaming giant of gender and racial…

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Two White UConn Students Arrested for Yelling N-Word on Campus

Two white University of Connecticut students were caught on video, yelling the N-word outside of on-campus apartments. After student-led protests calling out the issue of race at the predominantly white institution, the men have been arrested. Students protested the incident on campus Monday morning, saying the men’s behavior called attention…