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Baseball Still Trails on Diversity

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 04.28.2016 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Major League Baseball was lily white, for players and management alike, until Jackie Robinson left the Negro Leagues to join the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. How much progress has been made toward the goal of diversity since then? Not enough.

One Hundred Champions, One Cause

Pamela Hamamoto | Posted 04.28.2016 | Impact
Pamela Hamamoto

In the world of diplomacy, Geneva is a powerhouse. It's where international standards are set, humanitarian response is coordinated, trade disputes ar...

Why Do Marylanders Keep Voting For White Men?

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday night, Maryland was once again offered the chance to back an African American seeking statewide office, and once again said n...

Understanding What it Means to Be a Human Business

Advertising Week | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Chris Gormally, Head of HR, Media iQ AirBNB, Uber and Upwork are part of the Uberisation movement that is revolutionising the world of employment....

The Innovative Future Born of Diversity

Indigo Ocean Dutton | Posted 04.26.2016 | Impact
Indigo Ocean Dutton

Often when one thinks of movers and shakers at the forefront of business innovation, the image that comes to mind is of a man, and usually a Caucasian...

Building the Agency for Tomorrow

Advertising Week | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Amber Guild, President, Collins The lawsuit against Gustavo Martinez has brought much needed attention to the sexism and racism that runs rampant ...

Diversity is Good Business

Advertising Week | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By John Snyder, Grapeshot CEO As a Brit in America, I’ve been intrigued by the current debate about transgender rights in certain American states l...

A Business Case for Fixing Gender Inequality in The Workplace

Katharine Mobley | Posted 04.25.2016 | Women
Katharine Mobley

Numbers don't lie. The bottom line is the bottom line. And we've all been there when it didn't look as bright as what was once expected. And yet there's an avenue to financial growth that most organizations are outright ignoring that could increase their bottom line by at least 15%.

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

Reaching Students Where They Are

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 04.21.2016 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

One of the challenges, and joys, of working at a college like Fulton-Montgomery Community College is the broad diversity of students.

The Soft Society

Chuck Nwoke | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices
Chuck Nwoke

Diversity shouldn't just be a generic idea. It should be taken seriously, practiced in public and private schools, Fortune 500 companies, public sector and union jobs, community centers, churches, and service industries - and on difficult days, my house.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains Why You Can't Get A Ticket To 'Hamilton'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.20.2016 | Latino Voices

Anyone who's heard of a little Broadway musical called "Hamilton," also knows tickets to the show are nearly impossible to get your hands on. These da...

Rising to Intel's Diversity Challenge

Jay Lipman | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Jay Lipman

In order to truly diversify, companies need to refine the intricacies of their culture, values, and processes to ensure that they are protecting even the smallest of microorganisms that are the key to their resilience and success.

Anti-LGBT Bills Threaten Real Lives, Based on False Ideas

Susana Rinderle, MA, ACC | Posted 04.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Susana Rinderle, MA, ACC

This isn't about religious freedom, it's about limiting the harmful effects of some people's exercise of freedom on others.

America to Zanzibar Showcases Islamic Diversity

Rose Deighton | Posted 04.19.2016 | Religion
Rose Deighton

America to Zanzibar is a new exhibit at the Children's Museum of Manhattan designed to highlight the vast diversity of Islamic cultures. Today more th...

Grid110 - How a Group of Diverse Entrepreneurs are Shaping the Tech Ecosystem in Downtown LA

Monique Svazlian Tallon, CPCC | Posted 04.19.2016 | Los Angeles
Monique Svazlian Tallon, CPCC

*Photo Credit: Marlena Elise Photography Los Angeles has been traditionally known as the center of the entertainment and fashion industries and on...

Celebrating #BrownBoyhood Through Toys: A Naturalista Introduces Melanites!

Patti R. Rose | Posted 04.19.2016 | Black Voices
Patti R. Rose

Celebrating #BrownBoyhood is an exciting new venture. Perhaps you haven't heard about it so sit back, read and enjoy this fantastic information about...

Another Sign Slack Is Truly Committed To Diversity

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 04.19.2016 | Technology

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Diversity in National Parks: Breaking News!

Audrey Peterman | Posted 04.18.2016 | Green
Audrey Peterman

In the noisy din surrounding us, National Parks offer the best opportunities to detach, relax and reflect. So it is wonderful that April 16-24 is National Parks Week when the National Park Service seduces us to visit our national treasures by offering "fee free" admission and special events.

One Marathon, One Movement

Eli Wolff | Posted 04.18.2016 | Impact
Eli Wolff

The Boston marathon is a unifier. It brings people together from all backgrounds and abilities. The Boston Marathon has been a pioneer in promoting an...

A home run for success at work and at home

Karyn Twaronite | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
Karyn Twaronite

Last month, White Sox player Adam LaRoche walked away from a multimillion dollar baseball career after his boss told him he could no longer bring his son to work. People were quick to criticize Adam's bold decision to put #FamilyFirst, with one fan even going as far as to call him a "selfish quitter."

I Couldn't Disagree More With What David Brooks Said In His Article "How Covenants Make Us"

Mark Baer | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics
Mark Baer

I typically agree with much of what David Brooks has to say. However, I'm afraid that he was way off the mark with his article "How Covenants Make Us." Demographic diversity in the United States is a good thing. The problem has to do with the lack of integration and assimilation of demographically diverse communities.

The Tribeca All Access Program: 'Stories Are a Rich Currency that Can Bridge Divides'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.15.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

A still from Two Gods, directed by Aman and Zeshawn Ali, photo © Zeshawn Ali When spring rolls around, it isn't the cherry blossoms blooming or the ...

Diversity, Normalcy, and the Real World

Sally McGraw | Posted 04.14.2016 | Women
Sally McGraw

Back in October, "Selma" director Ava DuVernay's spoke at Elle's Women in Hollywood awards. She spoke about diversity, but she framed her thoughts in...

Asians: Polite, Rude or Angry?

Frank H. Wu | Posted 04.15.2016 | Education
Frank H. Wu

Within my lifetime, Asians, Asian immigrants, and Asian Americans -- despite blurriness in the lines, these are distinct categories -- have come to be seen differently.