Inspiring: CIA Rebrands to Attract Diverse Operatives
The coup-plotting spy agency has a diversity problem preventing it from attracting recruits who can trace their heritage to places the CIA has undermined and destabilized.
The Marine Biologist Building an Inclusive Climate Movement
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, a marine biologist and conservation strategist, wants to involve everyone in the work of a better future.
The Birder Who Wants Black Youth to See Themselves in STEM
Corina Newsome, a graduate student in biology at Georgia Southern University, helped organize #BlackBirdersWeek and is only getting started with her advocacy.
Battling Sexism, Fetishisation and Trolls: What it’s Like Being a Gamer Girl in India
“People say things like ‘Go back to your boyfriend’, or ‘You belong in the kitchen’ and just automatically assume you are incompetent if you're a girl.”
Joaquin Phoenix Lashed Out at Hollywood's Systemic Racism at the BAFTAs
"I think that we send a very clear message to people of color that you’re not welcome here."
Hollywood Loves Portraying POC as Bad Cops, Study Finds
Color of Change, a social activism nonprofit group, found that depictions of criminal justice professionals may be doing more harm than good.
Hollywood Is Failing Miserably at Latinx Representation, Study Shows
A report by USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative found a severe lack of Latinx characters and actors in film.
Mindy Kaling Is Finally Changing Her Disappointing Track Record on Diversity
After years of falling short with POC, Kaling is trying to create a more diverse Hollywood. Can she win back the viewers she's let down?
The New Pipeline For Black Women in Animation
In an industry dominated by white men, these creators hope to pave a way for women and non-binary people of color for more nuanced portrayals of Black characters.
Art Museums Need to Address Colonialist Theft—Not Diversity
The Museum of Modern Art will close this summer to include more works from artists of color. Activists say this does little to reconcile centuries of exploitation.
Filmmakers Speak Out On the Reality of Sundance's Inclusion Efforts
“I’ve been in rooms where I hear people talk about needing more people of color and not knowing where to look. If you just turn around and ask me, I could roll off forty, fifty names."
What the List of Highest Paid Models Says About Racism in Fashion
Forbes released its list of the highest paid models in fashion and nearly all of them were white, cis, thin women. We talked to Fashionista's Tyler McCall to understand why.