diversity

Brazil fires

Only 8 People in This Indigenous Tribe Still Speak Their Native Language. The Amazon Fires May Wipe It Out Completely.

Indigenous leaders have said there is a “physical, environmental, and cultural genocide” in the Amazon.
Sarah Sax
5 days ago
Film

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.
Alex Zaragoza
8.27.19
Google

Here's the Memo Currently Going Viral at Google

The memo is called "I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why."
Motherboard Staff
8.5.19
Celebrity

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?
Alex Zaragoza
Ankita Rao
8.1.19
Culture

How to Pronounce Names You've Never Seen Before

Just because someone's name doesn't conform to the norms of your culture doesn't give you the right to ruin it.
Jumi Akinfenwa
4.18.19
Animation

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.
Natelegé Whaley
3.18.19
Culture

This Is What Discrimination in Hollywood Writers Rooms Actually Looks Like

A new report, with an open letter signed by Lena Waithe and others, paints a brutal picture of Hollywood's writers rooms.
Taylor Hosking
3.14.19
Film

Chiwetel Ejiofor Is Bringing Real African Stories to Netflix

After making his directorial debut, Ejiofor believes that all stories have Oscar relevance.
Noel Ransome
3.7.19
Film

‘Captain Marvel’ Will Be a Success Because of Brie Larson

The actress has gone on the offensive against sexism in Hollywood—and the trolls—and the movie is better off for it.
Noel Ransome
3.6.19
Oscars

'Green Book' Winning Proves the Oscars Are Still Really, Really White

The Academy has made an honest effort to get more diverse, but transformative change is still a ways off.
Justin Caffier
2.26.19
Oscars

The Oscars Should Never Go Back to Having a Host

Without an emcee, the Oscars allowed award presenters and recipients to shine. It also meant the show was mercifully shorter.
Nicole Clark
2.25.19
Oscars

Spike Lee's Oscar Speech Was A Lesson In Black History

The Oscar-winning writer and director of 'BlacKkKlansman' paid honor to his legacy of work and those that got him to the Academy Award stage.
Stacie Williams
2.25.19
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