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  • Plessy Vs Ferguson plays out the possibilities in SE-PA-RATE
    SE-PA-RATE reveals accepted diversity would create a healthy society
    The NOCCA Drama Department and students took a quantum leap back to the past Thursday night with a multi-paralleled perspective of the 1896 Supreme Court Plessy VS Ferguson case through an original performance called SE-PA-RATE. NOCCA (New Orleans...
  • Darnell Muhammad and Kujenga Ashe
    Peacekeepers call for openness, transparency in City Council appointments
    After Columbus City Council unanimously appointed Shannon Hardin to replace departing Council memberA. Troy Miller on Monday, two members of the neighborhood advocacy group Peacekeepers raised concerns about the transparency of the selection...
  • Diversity the Black Sheep
    The top company for Diversity is…
    I recently served as a Diversity Value Index Judge for the 2014 report commissioned by Diversity Executive Magazine and The Human Capital Media Group. It was a very rewarding experience that has remained on my mind for the past several months. The...
  • The Quest for Equality in Seattle
    The Race Project: Seattle Times' deep dive into diversity
    If you're an outsider looking in, Seattle doesn't appear to be a city fraught by racial disharmony. During the week - midday - a walk down 4th and Union takes you through an endless stream of males and females from various cultures and...
  • Fashion Week history made when quadruple amputee takes the catwalk
    Fashion Week history made when quadruple amputee takes the catwalk
    All over the news this week are reports about the latest from New York Fashion Week. There have been many firsts this year, including the debut of Karen Crespo on the runway who is a quadruple amputee who has prosthetic legs and arms. This week,...
  • 18 colleges seeking diversity that offer free visits to high school seniors
    18 colleges seeking diversity that offer free visits to high school seniors
    Fall means back-to-school; it also means time for high school seniors to squeeze in a few more college visits before submitting applications for admission.From the colleges' standpoint, the more applications, the better; they allocate...
  • Gather Evanston
    The art of humanity
    Summer is coming to a close and many children will be returning to school and wanting to continue to play with others indoors as the weather cools. As children begin school it can be a great time to speak to them about differences and how to be...
  • Leadership, Power, Violence, and Conflict Resolution
    Leadership, Power, Violence, and Conflict Resolution
    Watching the scenes from Ferguson Missouri is about so much more than police brutality vs. the right to demonstrate in a public forum.It is about unresolved issues in our country that are as old as the first slave ship that came ashore so many...
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    KC Chamber to honor culturally-diverse professionals with Ace Award on July 29
    On Tuesday,July 29, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., three of the Kansas City region’s up-and-coming culturally-diverse professionals will be honored with the KC Chamber’s Ace Award.Ace Award recipients are culturally diverse, mid –...
  • Diversity in Silicon Valley
    Diversity in Silicon Valley
    Diversity in Silicon Valley has been a hot issue especially with Facebook releasing their diversity numbers recently. A lot of places or people are pushing for more diversity, why? Too many people of a certain skin color or sex working for a...
  • The diversity of LEGOS
    Can LEGO men be considered diverse? (Book Giveaway!)
    Since this past spring, a debate has been going on in publishing and reading circles about the lack of diverse characters in children's literary titles.An April report quantified: Of 3,200 children’s books published last year, only 93...
  • Aisha Tyler
    Aisha Tyler and others discuss diversity in gaming
    Ubisoft sparked a bit of controversy last week when it was revealed that there wouldn't be any playable female Assassins in the upcoming Assassin's Creed: Unity for the Xbox One and PS4. The reasongiven by the game's Creative Director...
  • Charles Lloyd
    East meets West at Healdsburg festival's "Common Ground" workshop
    The 16th annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival is just two weeks away and there is, suffice it to say, all manner of marquee names and innovative performance formats on the schedule.Topping the list is the two-day Celebrating the Blues bash featuring...
  • Nominations for Champion of Diversity and Ace Awards due by June 25
    Nominations for Champion of Diversity and Ace Awards due by June 25
    The KC Chamber is looking for a Champion of Diversity. This is a regional company that demonstrates a durable commitment to diversity in their workforce and in the community, serving as an example for other businesses on how to support diversity....
  • Benham
    Too Christian for HGTV?
    Apparently David and Jason Benham are. HGTV announced last week that they would not be moving forward with the brother’s series “Flip it Forward.”Following a post by Right Wing Watch which called the Benham brothers Christian...