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Women and Minorities Are Penalized for Promoting Diversity

(Source: hbr.org)

Roughly 85% of corporate executives and board members are white men. This number hasn’t budged for decades, which suggests that white men are continuing to select and promote other white men. 929 more words


#givecaptainamericaaboyfriend - an epic post from a writer's POV

Alright, I have watched Captain America: Civil War five times now and am planning on seeing it probably one (or two) more times in the theater before I buy it on blu-ray and watch it until my eyes fall out. 1,477 more words

Text And The City

Respectability politics

I’m generally nice because I want to be, but I do want to say something about respectability politics. Trans people get thrown under the bus, murdered, misgendered, dead named, threatened, told to commit suicide, humiliated and treated like shit intentionally an unintentionally from enemies and allies alike, but we are supposed to be as sensitive as possibly about everyone else’s feelings! 154 more words


How One Tweet Led These Women to Start Their Own Law Firm

This story originally appeared on BlackEnterprise.com.

Keli Knight, Yondi Morris, and Jessica Reddick are proof that you should never underestimate the power of social media. 701 more words



The first time I heard the word minority, I was confused. What’s a minority? I searched the word on tumblr and from what I got out of it, it meant literally every race that isn’t white. 263 more words



I want to talk about the “Words of Politics”. There are no longer Political Campaigns. They are Public Relations Campaigns – Facebook Moments – Twitter Bites – Snippets Of Nothing. 392 more words

U.S. government to stop using these words to refer to minorities

The federal government will no longer use the terms “Negro” and “Oriental” after President Barack Obama signed a bill into law.

The official terms will be African-American and Asian-American. 310 more words