diversity

Halle Berry Disillusioned: Oscar Win “Meant Nothing” for Diversity in Hollywood

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A post shared by Halle Berry (@halleberry) on Jun 22, 2017 at 6:07pm PDT A decade and a half after Halle Berry won an Oscar for her performance in the movie “Monster Ball” and gave a powerful acceptance speech which declared doors were officially opened...

Why Oprah Winfrey And Ava DuVernay Eliminated The Word ‘Diversity’ From Their Vocabulary

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Oprah Winfrey, much like many of us, was once all for diversity but these days the Media Mogul is shifting the conversation over to inclusion. In a joint Hollywood Reporter interview with Ava DuVernay, who directed the upcoming series Queen Sugar for the OWN network,...

Miss Teen USA Apologizes For Using Racial Slur in Tweets

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The newly crowned Miss Teen USA is already caught up in controversy. Shortly after Karlie Hay’s win Saturday night, her old tweets came back to haunt her. Here is your @MissTeenUSA (@haaykarrls) spewing racial epithets. Kudos… pic.twitter.com/nGgPrZCw89 — X (@XLNB) July 31, 2016 Here's the...

Marvel’s New Iron Man Is A Black Woman: Meet Riri Williams

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Marvel just announced its new Iron Man and she’s a Black woman! The events at the end of the comic book series Civil War II will result in Tony Stark stepping out of the Iron Man suit for new character, Riri Williams to take his...

OITNB Needs A More Diverse Writing Staff, Or “Bye!”

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I was a big fan of “Orange Is The New Black” who watched every episode since the series debuted on Netflix back in 2013. Despite the show revolving around the not-so-tragic life of Piper Chapman, a very lily-white, middle-classed woman who ended up in a...