(NEW YORK) -- After years of hardship as a professional dancer trying to find tights that matched her skin tone, Erin Carpenter took matters into her own hands. A little over a decade ago, the former New York Knicks dancer founded Nude Barre, a bodywear... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For decades, the aviation industry has carried the reputation of being overtly male and white. At least 95% of the roughly 158,000 pilots employed in the United States are men, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. "This is a very male-dominated industry,"... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Mattel's latest launch of Barbie dolls keeps diversity and inclusion at the forefront. The toymaker has released this year's new 2022 Barbie Fashionista collection with several new dolls including the first Barbie with behind-the-ear hearing aids, a doll with a prosthetic leg, a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Growing up an only child, Lucy Yu would devour book after book, quickly developing an early love for literature. At the turn of each page, Yu would immerse herself in different worlds and adventures, and learn the value of empathy with each... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- The trial of former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter charged in the death of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was fatally shot during a traffic stop, begins Wednesday. Opening statements will take place in the Hennepin County Government Center in... Read More.
Black News Channel President Princell Hair is sharing some of the important reasons why the fast-growing news network is worth the watch. "On our best day, we're telling stories in our communities, we're making a difference," Hair tells ABC Audio of the Black-news-centered channel that was launched in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One 9-year-old wants to help stop racism by making school libraries more inclusive. "One day my mom and aunt asked me how I would want to make a difference in the world and I said to help stop racism," Emi Kim, from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Old Navy is championing size inclusion with the launch of the brand's latest "Bodequality" campaign. More than a campaign, the fashion retailer announced it would be fully revamping the company's size offerings to feature every women's style in every size ranging from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Adding items to a cart, shipping and restocking the kitchen can feel a bit monotonous. But thanks to Foxtrot Anywhere, a marketplace with a range of grocery and pantry products from new food entrepreneurs, it's easier than ever to break free... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some of the best colleges and universities in the U.S. are facing backlash over the extent of their commitment to classroom diversity. Several high-profile Black academics have been denied tenure at esteemed higher-learning institutions, sparking a new debate about racism and privilege in... Read More.
(ST. LOUIS) -- Roughly every four years, when athletes take on the world stage at the Olympics, excitement buzzes over the USA gymnastics team. The 2021 Tokyo Olympic trials for Team USA are taking place June 24 through June 27 in St. Louis, Missouri,... Read More.