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.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Jane Fonda dazzled at the 2021 Golden Globes on Sunday as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award -- an award which recognizes the outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment. After thanking the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for the... Read More.
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. continues to celebrate Black History Month, Black medical workers are shining a spotlight on the lack of diversity in their profession.A biennial study conducted in 2018 by the Association... Read More.
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.