(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, one of four Latino cabinet members in President Joe Biden's administration, said on Tuesday he wanted to end raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at workplaces. "The deployment of mass worksite operations, sometimes resulting in the simultaneous... Read More.
The 2021 Emmy Awards found itself in hot water on Sunday when not a single Black, Brown or Asian actor won an acting award -- despite heading into the night with the most diverse nomination field in the show's history with 49 people of color up... 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.
(NEW YORK) — One year after the murder of George Floyd spotlighted issues of systemic racism in the U.S., a new study found corporate America has made great leaps to increase diversity in boardrooms. Of the 456 new independent directors added to the boardrooms of companies listed... Read More.
In a normal year, the CMT Music Awards typically kick off the annual celebration known as CMA Fest. But in 2021, as the world emerges from the pandemic, they simply offered a taste of normalcy as the show reunited socially-distanced fans and artists inside... Read More.
Mario Lopez was thrilled when Miss Mexico, Andrea Meza, was crowned Miss Universe last week. The Saved by the Bell star -- who is the child of Mexican immigrants and hosted the event -- told ABC Audio that it felt "nice to call her name" when announcing the winner. "Obviously, I... Read More.
This year’s Oscar nominees may just be the most diverse group ever. Here’s a look at the historic nominations: A record nine actors of color have been nominated this year, including Minari’s Steven Yeun, the first Asian American to be nominated for Best Actor. This... Read More.
BBC diversity chief Miranda Wayland is under fire after she claimed Idris Elba's Luther character "doesn’t feel authentic" because of his lack of Black culture. According to The Times, Wayland shared her thoughts on the series during an entertainment industry conference, where she discussed BBC’s... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced Tuesday the nomination of a diverse group of eleven judicial nominees, several of whom he said would make history if confirmed to the bench.“This trailblazing slate of nominees... Read More.
By TRISH TURNER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Tammy Duckworth told White House officials in a private call Monday night with Senate Democrats that the lack of representation of Asian American Pacific Islanders in President Joe Biden's Cabinet is "unacceptable" and... Read More.
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News (LONDON) -- Buckingham Palace is considering hiring a “diversity czar.”A royal source confirmed to ABC News the position is under consideration and said, “We are listening and learning, to get this right.”“We have... Read More.