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Diversity

This Career-Driven 2-Year-Old Girl Sees No Difference in Skin Color and It's Amazing

At a Target store in South Carolina, 2-year-old Sophia Benner was allowed to pick a prize of her choice after finishing her potty-training. Read More »

Where Were All the Women At the Oscars?

If you tuned in to watch the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday night, you may have noticed the striking shortage of female nominees and winners. Read More »

See How This Danish Ad Challenges You to Recognize "All That We Share"

Sometimes when we are at a loss for words, multimedia such as pictures, videos, films, advertisements, and the like depict just what we are trying to say. Read More »

Serena Williams Gets Candid With Common in Interview On Race, Gender, and Fame

When it comes to MAKER Serena Williams, there is seemingly nothing she cannot do. Read More »

The BAFTAs Show Up the Oscars With Major Diversity Effort

With the #OscarsSoWhite controversy on a low simmer until the Academy announces this year’s nominees on January 24, the British Academy of Film and Television Awards, otherwise known as BAFTA, have done something extraordinary in the effort to make prestigious films less glaringly white. Read More »

West African Woman Reveals Stunning and Reflective "Black Mirror" Project

Deddeh Howard, blogger and fashion enthusiast from West Africa, always had a passion for traveling, fashion, and culture, but she rarely saw women who looked like h Read More »

Four Women Politicians Get Real About Sexism, Diversity, and Running for Congress

What motivates a woman to run for office for the first time? Mostly, it's a desire for change. (Amen to that!) Read More »

Samantha Bee Naturally, Yet Unintentionally Stands Out From Competition In "Full Frontal"

If you've seen Samantha Bee's show, "Full Frontal," you know just how spunky her presence and personality are, making her unlike many of her male competitors. Read More »

Ava DuVernay Is First Black Female Director to Helm a $100 Million Film

Just one of many ways Disney is proving it's serious about highlighting diversity. Read More »

The Internet Is Not Happy With Miss Teen USA

The Miss Teen USA pageant crowned its winner, Karlie Hay, last night and people are pretty outraged. Read More »

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