Social diversity

A woman shouts slogans during a march as part of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Rome, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
November 25, 2017 - 2:38 pm
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday launched an initiative to combat violence and harassment against women in France, aiming to erase a sense of shame that breeds silence among victims and changing what he said is the country's sexist culture. In a nearly hour-long speech at...
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November 14, 2017 - 5:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and minority television directors made modest gains last season, but the majority of television episodes are still directed by white men, the Directors Guild of America found in a study released Tuesday. The guild's study states that 62 percent of nearly 4,500 television...
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November 02, 2017 - 12:09 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Black students at Kansas State University voiced concerns about recent racist incidents at a meeting with top school officials on Wednesday night after a car was found near campus earlier in the day scrawled with racial slurs and threats. University spokesman Jeff Morris said...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, photo, members of the Droga5 team behind the recent CoverGirl campaign talk about that campaign during a meeting at the advertising agency's headquarters, in New York. Creative director Ray Smiling, upper left, listens along with other team members as Shannon Washington, also a creative director, seated at center, makes her point. Diversity in the advertising industry is becoming a higher priority for consumer product companies as they try to reach a new generation of customers with evolving sensibilities on ethnicity, age, gender and sexuality. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 26, 2017 - 6:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CoverGirl executive Ukonwa Ojo was struck when the team from an ad agency entered the room to pitch ideas for revamping the cosmetic company's image. For the first time in Ojo's more than 20-year career in business, she found herself working with an African-American creative...
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Four of the five Kennesaw State cheerleaders who took a knee three weeks ago during the Kennesaw State football game, take a knee once again out of sight of the fans under the visitors' bleachers, during the national anthem before an NCAA college football game between Kennesaw State and Gardner-Webb, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Kennesaw, Ga. The cheerleaders are kneeling in protest police brutality. (Kelly J. Huff/The Marietta Daily Journal via AP)
October 21, 2017 - 9:41 pm
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Four Kennesaw State cheerleaders took a knee in the tunnel during the national anthem at the Gardner-Webb-Kennesaw State game on Saturday night. The cheerleaders first knelt during the national anthem at a Sept. 30 football game to protest racial inequality and police brutality...
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October 19, 2017 - 7:51 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — State auditors are criticizing the governing board of South Carolina's military college for a lack of diversity, secret meetings and being too involved in cadet discipline. A report on The Citadel was released Wednesday by the Legislative Audit Council. Greenville Rep...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones speaks after an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale, Ariz. Dallas owner Jerry Jones said the NFL can't leave the impression that it tolerates players disrespecting the flag and that any of his Cowboys making such displays won't play. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
October 09, 2017 - 9:01 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Now that Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys has become the first NFL owner with a public suggestion of repercussions for displays during the national anthem, players are opening up more about the delicate balance of team chemistry and politics in the locker room. And they're not...
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FILE - In this Monday Oct. 17, 2016 file picture, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization logo is pictured on the entrance at UNESCO's headquarters in Paris, FRance. UNESCO's executive board is beginning to choose a new leader to replace departing director Irina Bokova, whose tenure was marred by funding troubles and tension over its inclusion of Palestine as a member. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
October 09, 2017 - 3:58 am
PARIS (AP) — UNESCO's executive board is choosing a new leader to replace departing director Irina Bokova, whose tenure was marred by funding troubles and tension over its inclusion of Palestine as a member. Intense diplomatic wrangling has marked the race among seven candidates to become the next...
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October 02, 2017 - 1:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is starting a diversity fellowship program and will place about 20 selected candidates with teams and three with the sport's central office. Applications, limited to people of color and women, can be submitted from Friday through Nov. 17 and the individuals...
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In this Sept. 23, 2017, file photo, Macklemore performs at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas. U.S. rapper Macklemore is wading into Australia's gay-marriage debate by vowing to sing his marriage equality anthem "Same Love" during a weekend football grand final. (John Salangsang/Invision via AP, File)
September 28, 2017 - 5:10 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — U.S. rapper Macklemore is wading into Australia's gay-marriage debate by vowing to sing his marriage equality anthem "Same Love" during a weekend rugby final. Benjamin Haggerty, whose stage name is Macklemore, will be headlining the pre-game entertainment in Sydney on...
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