March 25, 2015

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A Week After the Oscars and Common and John Legend are Still Winning

A week after Common and John Legend’s emotional performance at the 87th Oscar Awards, w’re still talking about that powerful segment and equally as powerful speech that followed. With a room full of tears at what was deemed the whitest Oscars since 1998, Common and Legend represented the spirit of all of the people of color […]


Finding a New Approach to Studying Race

Studies on race are a dime a dozen: researchers examine its relationship to everything from elementary school test scores to who’s most likely to develop diabetes to which groups are overrepresented in ethnic militias to who Americans vote for, and we read about the results in news stories that are supposed to help us makes […]


Apply to be a White House Fellow Today

The White House is pleased to announce that applications are now open to be a 2015-2016 White House Fellow. Applications will be open until January 15, 2015. President Lyndon B. Johnson established the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships 50 years ago, and over the course of nine presidential administrations — four Democrat and five […]


White House to Address Disparities for Women, Girls of Color

In response to criticism that its My Brother’s Keeper initiative is too narrowly focused, the White House is launching an effort to expand opportunity and improve life outcomes for young women and girls of color. Acknowledging that young women and girls of color also face disparities in educational, health, and life outcomes, on Wednesday the White House Council […]


Diversity MBA Presents Recent Survey Results for Recruiting Practices in Diversity

In a recent survey by Diversity MBA, the question is raised about which companies are spearheading the diversity initiative when recruiting for employees and upper level management. In this Diversity MBA article, survey insights are explained and as it tackles the best practices for diversity recruiting: Diversity MBA’s benchmarking survey results focused on the recruiting structure […]