Program strengthens diverse small businesses in Washington

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Melissa Putman melissa.b.putman@kp.org 206-963-4449 SEATTLE — Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington is bringing Inner City Capital Connections — an initiative designed to support small businesses led by Black and other underrepresented groups overcome systemic economic disadvantage … Read more…

The CFDA Awards’ Most Diverse Year Ever Signals a Larger Shift in the Fashion Industry

When the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) awards took place on Monday, there was no star-studded gala like in years past. But, at an event rendered all-virtual by the ongoing pandemic, there was still plenty to celebrate—including … Read more…

Karamo Brown & Bobby Berk ‘Honored’ To Be Nominated For Emmy Alongside Diverse TV Hosts | PeopleTV

PeopleTV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Fugitive Pacts With ‘Yesterday’ Producer Helena Spring For Diverse Slate

U.K.-based production company and financier Fugitive has signed a wide-ranging partnership with South African independent producer Helena Spring for a diverse slate of projects. Spring produced “Yesterday,” a 2005 Oscar nominee for South Africa in the foreign language category. The … Read more…

‘The nation is counting on you’: CIA’s thrilling advert to recruit more diverse candidates

The CIA has launched a recruitment campaign across online video streaming websites, emphasising the value that women and people from minority ethnic backgrounds bring to the agency. Tech News – Latest Technology and Gadget News | Sky News BEST DEAL … Read more…

Watch: Chris Rock and Steve Martin Kick Off Oscars by Slamming Academy for Lack of Diverse Nominees [Video]

The 2020 Oscars went without a host this year, but the Academy still trotted out two former hosts to deliver what amounted to a traditional Oscars monologue. And yet, Chris Rock and Steve Martin probably went in hardest on the Oscars themselves, highlighting the … Read more…

Author L.L. McKinney: Barnes & Noble ‘Diverse Editions’ Are ‘Literary Blackface’

Barnes & Noble suspended its campaign to reissue classic books with covers depicting protagonists as people of color after many authors, including McKinney, criticized the initiative. (Image credit: TBWIA\Chiat\Day) Arts & Life : NPR SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

Barnes & Noble pulls ‘diverse editions’ of classic novels for Black History Month

Barnes & Noble has suspended its plan to release “diverse editions” of classic novels for Black History Month after getting slammed on Twitter for “literary blackface.” The partnership between the company’s massive Fifth Avenue store and publisher Penguin Random House … Read more…

How Gold House Uses Social Media, Ticket Buying to Support Diverse Stories in Film

Bloomberg Markets and Finance SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet … Read more…

Terry Crews Praises ‘AGT’ as the ‘Most Diverse Place’ Amid Gabrielle Union’s Controversial Firing

The host of the NBC talent competition show also shares on ‘3rd Hour of Today’ that he goes to his wife, Rebecca King-Crews, for advice regarding what he should do in the situation. Aceshowbiz.com – TV News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

‘Rise of Skywalker’ Set to Be Most Diverse Star Wars Casting Ever. Here Is A Roster of Black Star Wars Characters

The Episode IX trailer for the latest Star Wars movie was just released. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be the space series’ most diverse casting since the first movie premiered in 1977. People of color including leading man John … Read more…