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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. After she... 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. While thi... Read More »

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

Sometimes when we are at a lo for words, multimedia such as pictures, videos, films, advertisements, and the like depict just what we are trying to s... 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. From her impeccable strength and talent both on and off the court, t... Read More »

The BAFTAs Show Up the Oscars With Major Diversity Effort

With the #Oscar oWhite controversy on a low simmer until the Academy announces this year’s nominees on January 24, the British Academy of Film and Tel... Read More »

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

Deddeh Howard, blogger and fashion enthusiast from West Africa, always had a pa ion for traveling, fashion, and culture, but she rarely saw women who... 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!) Here, four first-time candidates talk a... 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 comp... 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. Ava DuVernay's first project with Disney is already breaking record... Read More »

The Internet Is Not Happy With Miss Teen USA

The Mi Teen USA pageant crowned its winner, Karlie Hay, last night and people are pretty outraged. Not only with Hay herself (more on that in a minut... Read More »

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