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Archived: Less than 5 Percent of TV Writers Are Black: Study

The exclusion of Black writers and other writers of color from television writers’ rooms has far reaching consequences, especially when it comes to the scripts of crime procedural shows, Rashad Robinson, executive director of Color Of Change, told DiversityInc. “Race In The Writers’ Room: How Hollywood Whitewashed the Stories that…

Archived: Lack of Diversity Costing Hollywood Money

By Sheryl Estrada According to “2015 Hollywood Diversity Report: Flipping the Script,” which makes a correlation between diversity and revenue in Tinseltown, business as usual “may soon be unsustainable” as “diversity sells.” The report is the second in a series from the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies…

Archived: Top California Universities Form Partnership to Promote Advancement of Underrepresented Ph.D. Students

By Julissa Catalan Photo by Shutterstock With a $2.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a newly formed alliance plans to change the demographics of students in STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) graduate programs. The University of California, Berkeley, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Stanford University…