BY: DEENA ZARU, KIARA BRANTLEY-JONES AND ARIELLE MITROPOLOUS, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) —A record number of women and women of color are set to serve in the 117th Congress, beginning in January, due to notable gains by Republican women and despite tough losses for... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Nasdaq is proposing new rules that would mandate diversity in the boardroom for companies listed on its stock exchange.Nasdaq filed a proposal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday that... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Emmy-winning shows like The Amazing Race and Survivor are about to get a much-needed infusion of color. CBS has vowed to increase its inclusion of Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) for all of its reality shows by 50%, beginning... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(SEATTLE) -- Starbucks announced a bold new measure to achieve its diversity goals, saying it would directly connect the building of inclusive and diverse teams to the pay of its executives."We will hold ourselves... Read More.
By DEVIN DWYER and CINDY SMITH, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As the Trump administration rolls back initiatives meant to bolster diversity and inclusion across the federal government, U.S. spy agencies are working to expand minority representation in their ranks and counter... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- California's governor signed a bill into law on Wednesday that requires publicly traded companies headquartered in the state to have at least one board member from an "underrepresented community" by the end of... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department is facing renewed pressure to do more to support its employees of color and to diversify its senior ranks, particularly after one diplomat's story of repeated harassment at the U.S.-Mexican border... Read More.
BY: ABBY CRUZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- Amid the fallout from comments by former vice president and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden about a lack of diversity of thought and heritage within the African American community, some worry that a pattern of... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE and JOHN VERHOVEK, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden joined the American Federation of Teachers’ virtual convention on Thursday and addressed the ongoing debate over reopening schools and COVID-19 vaccine development.Former Vice President Joe Biden... Read More.
By: DR. LAITH ALEXANDER AND SONY SALZMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Ensuring Black and ethnic minority participation in coronavirus vaccine trials is key if we want a truly effective coronavirus vaccine, according to top epidemiology experts.This past week, as... Read More.