Tag: Social Media

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Phoenix Restaurant Employees Racially Target Black Server, Management Slow to Fire Racist Co-worker

Rakevion White, a 21-year-old Black Arizona State University (ASU) student, was subjected to racial targeting at his job as a server at the Breakfast Club in Phoenix, according to a BuzzFeed News article published Tuesday. After initially saying it wouldn’t terminate the employee responsible for targeting White, the Breakfast Club…

New Kaiser Permanente Southern California Educational Theatre production “Don’t Forget to Like” highlights the damaging effects of online bullying

Originally Published by Kaiser Permanente With the advent of social media, the way we share information has transformed. In an instant, we can send photos, videos, and messages to anyone in our social circle or across the globe. It is because of this immediate information sharing that bullying has also…

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Study Shows an Appetite for More People with Disabilities on Screen

The Ruderman Family Foundation discovered a major breakthrough for actors with disabilities. According to the foundation’s recent study, “Disability Inclusion in Movies and Television,” find that half of households “support accurate portrayals of disabled characters and would sign up for a content distributor committed to disabled actors.” Films such as…

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New Social Media Design Holding People with Disabilities Back

Social media companies have left people with disabilities behind when it comes to designing apps. The world of social media can do wonders for people with disabilities. It opens a world of communication that this population have been deprived of. However, with the fad in technology leaning toward flair and…

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Beloved Author, Toni Morrison, Dies at Age 88

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison passed away Monday night in Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88-years old. Morrison was born Chloe Anthony Wofford on Feb. 8, 1931, in Lorain, Ohio. She graduated from Howard University with a degree in English in 1953 and pursued a Masters of…