Bo Young Lee has been named as the first-ever Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Uber. The creation of the new position follows recommendations by former Attorney General Eric Holder that Uber create a senior executive position to handle diversity, after Holder’s investigation into Uber’s workplace culture. The University of Michigan graduate, who earned her […]
The city of Dallas is making history in naming its first female police chief. Ulysha Renee Hall is currently Deputy Chief of the Detroit Police Department, where she directs the city’s Neighborhood Policing Bureau. “I am honored to be chosen to lead the Dallas Police Department at this critical time in its history,” Hall said […]
Tesla has named Linda Johnson Rice, the African American executive who leads the Johnson Publishing Company — publisher of Ebony and Jet magazines — to serve as an independent director on its board. Rice will be the second woman on Tesla’s board. Rice also works with the Art Institute of Chicago, the Chicago Public Library Board […]
Christian Louboutin is going fully nude with new offerings from it’s game-changing capsule collection. Created to compliment women with a myriad of skin tones, Louboutin’s nude line is set to debut two new super chic sandal styles. Expanding from the initial line, Louboutin is introducing the platform, block heel Cherry sandal and the Christeriva, a stiletto with […]
Last year, Mattel gave Barbie a long overdue makeover with three new body types and a variety of skin colors and hairstyles. Now the toy company is announcing another move toward inclusiveness with “new and diverse” Ken dolls. On Tuesday, Barbie expanded its ‘Fashionistas’ line with 15 new Ken dolls, featuring three body types ― “slim,” […]
The University of Wisconsin student government proposes free tuition for Blacks. They get push-back from school administration.
Donald Trump is planning the least diverse cabinet since the Reagan White House. He's 'rolling back the clocks.'