diversity

Marvel Comics character Riri Williams, an African-American woman superhero, was featured in MIT’s admissions video.

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NewsOne Now panelists clash over the notion of Black Republicans aligning with African-American issues.

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According to the nonprofit research organization Catalyst, there are only 23 female CEOs among Fortune 500 companies. When Burns steps down, there will only be one woman of color among the group.

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Entrepreneur and BET co-found Sheila Johnson recently spoke with Roland Martin about jobs, the state of the economy, the need for workforce diversity, forcing corporate America to diversify and adopt practices that promote inclusion on all levels of business. Johnson explained during her sit down with Martin our “economy is very fragile right now.” As a result […]

One size doesn’t fit all anymore and one dollmaker is striving to include every shape, shade and size into its line. Barbie is working to…

Outrage over the lack of diversity among nominees at the Oscars will not keep Chris Rock from his hosting duties, the show’s producer told ET…

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Dr. Darnell Hunt, Director of the Bunche Center at UCLA, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss Hollywood’s diversity numbers behind the Academy Awards and the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The Bunche Center at UCLA releases an annual diversity report through a series of quantifiable statistics showing where the entertainment industry falls short in inclusion and representation. From […]

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CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller expressed his network’s commitment to diversity during a recent TV critics meeting by offering himself up as the epitome of diversification. Geller was quoted as saying, “I’m diverse, I fall into the LBGT category. I’m just a gay guy from Indiana who doesn’t play basketball. I mentioned my husband earlier, because I want to […]

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Spike Lee talks with Roland Martin about the epidemic of violence in Chicago and about his new movie, "Chi-Raq."

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If there’s one thing we love most about Viola Davis, it’s her delightful and classy demeanor. The actress opened up to The New York Times…

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On Tuesday Johnny C. Taylor, President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund stopped by “NewsOne Now” to make a major announcement that could…

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A new report released by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA reveals that Hollywood is dominated by White men. The…