NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appeared on CNN on Thursday to speak about the recent class-action lawsuit brought by former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores alleging systemic racism against the National Football League in their hiring practices. Speaking to Anderson Cooper, the activist and author opined that money was a factor in why the NFL has such a lack of coaching diversity.
A cursory review of the hospital system shows it plays a valuable role in the community, but this doesn’t negate Hill’s experience. People and companies can have good values and intentions, but the impact of decisions and reluctance to push beyond discomfort demands DEI work be prioritized.
When 29-year-old Jasmine Truesdale failed to find characters with whom she could identify, she did what any empowered woman would do: She created her own universe of diverse women superheroes by founding Aza Comics.
A Black firefighter sues the New York City Fire Department. It has a history of diversity issues.
The University of Wisconsin student government proposes free tuition for Blacks. They get push-back from school administration.