The 2012 DiversityInc Top 5 Hospital Systems

1          Henry Ford Health System

2          University Hospitals

3          Cleveland Clinic

4          Mayo Clinic

5          Massachusetts General Hospital

Starbucks: Don’t Close the Stores, Close Corporate Headquarters

Starbucks CEO has an epic fail in grappling with his racism problem. He is unprepared, and has no clue about how to be prepared. Don't expect this to end well.

Luke Visconti is the founder and CEO of DiversityInc. Although the title of his column is meant to be humorous, the issues he addresses and the answers he gives to questions are serious — and based on his 18 years of experience publishing DiversityInc.

In the aftermath of the racist incident in a Philadelphia Starbucks store, the company is going to close 8,000 Starbucks stores on May 29th for hastily prepared diversity training.

It's a mistake.

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Leaders of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo have resigned after racially charged photos, including one with a student in blackface, appeared on social media. But the one sporting blackface, identified by The Tribune as Kyler Watkins, may not face disciplinary action from the school, according to Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong.

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Dope Whisperer Trump's Executive Order on 'Welfare' Is Another Dog-Whistle to Racists

How the master of fantasy facts' latest executive order perpetuates racist (and false) stereotypes about government-assistance recipients.

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President Donald Trump quietly signed an executive order on Tuesday designed to make changes to public assistance programs in the United States. Per the president's outline, low-income Americans receiving assistance when it comes to food, housing and medical benefits must enter the workforce or potentially lose their benefits.

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Shootings of Black Men Are Not a White House Matter, Spokeswoman Says

Police shootings should be left to "local authorities," Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, even though this has perpetuated a cycle of corruption and violence.

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders in a press briefing chalked up fatal police shootings of Black men to a “local matter" and said the president does not have to comment on them.

Reporter April Ryan asked Sanders about the Alton Sterling and Stephon Clark shootings. Sanders called it “a terrible incident" but “a local matter."

Sanders reiterated President Donald Trump's support for law enforcement and added “in these specific instances, those would be left up to local authorities and not something for the federal government to weigh into."

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Conservatives Use Image of Emma González to Perpetuate Myth of Second Amendment Attack

"The fact that we even have to clarify this is proof of how democracy continues to be fractured by people who manipulate and fabricate the truth," said Phillip Picardi, chief content officer for Teen Vogue.

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Conservatives on social media doctored a video of Parkland survivor and activist Emma González tearing the U.S. Constitution in half.

The actual image showed González, 17, ripping apart a gun-range target.

The original video was part of a Teen Vogue digital publication, for which González wrote an op-ed.

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