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Why Twitter and the Rest of Silicon Valley Should Disclose Their Diversity Data

Why Twitter and the Rest of Silicon Valley Should Disclose Their Diversity Data

Victor Luckerson @VLuck

Twitter has become the largest media platform for minority voices on the planet. Everything from the Trayvon Martin case to the BET Awards has become the equivalent of a front-page headline on the site thanks to the social network’s trending topics, which aggregate the most popular conversations and present them to all Twitter users. Blacks over-index heavily on the site,…

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Casting Call for N.W.A. Biopic Underlines Film Industry’s Age-Old “Colorism” Problem

Casting Call for N.W.A. Biopic Underlines Film Industry’s Age-Old “Colorism” Problem

The article below highlights how it is appears totally acceptable to speak to an African American female in any disrespectful manner and have no comprehension that it is offensive. An issue the African American community is jointly responsible and for and must address.

NEWS BY TAMBAY A. OBENSON
JULY 17, 2014 12:23 PM
46 COMMENTS

There isn’t much one can really say in response to this, other…

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Are Authors Scared to Write Diverse Books?

Are Authors Scared to Write Diverse Books?

by  Author

Recently, there’s been a fantastic online campaign going on called We Need Diverse Books. You’ve probably seen the hashtag flying by on Twitter or the Tumblr site. So this is not a post about why we need diverse books. Of course, we need them. Desperately. And if you need more reasons to add, check out their website.

However, what I do want to talk about are some of the…

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Tales from the Cryptkeeper - Nature

Tales from the Cryptkeeper – Nature

Tales from the Cryptkeeper is an animated series aimed at children made by Nelvana Limited, PeaceArch Entertainment, kaBOOM! Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Animation. It was shown on TVO and ABC, and is still shown near Halloween on Teletoon. It was based on the live-action television show, Tales from the Crypt, which aired concurrently on HBO. Being directed at children, Tales From…

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