White People Not Thrilled About a Non-White Majority America

The news that white people will no longer be the majority in America by the year 2050 has been out for some time now. But as we inch closer to the day when people of color will be the physical majority (I'm not too optimistic about institutional power), and the inevitable CNN scare graphics and Fox News on-air… » 10/07/14 6:00pm 10/07/14 6:00pm

Forget Tiger Mom. Success Is About Skechers and the Ethnic Food Aisle.

We the American people can finally rejoice. As you may have heard, Amy Chua (aka Tiger Mom)'s new book The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America is officially available. Finally, the lowly unsuccessful (by cultural upbringing) people can finally unlock the… » 2/10/14 5:15pm 2/10/14 5:15pm

Minorities May Be Most Affected by USPS Privatization

Since the Bush administration, Republicans in the House turned the privatization and pre-funding or retiree benefits 75 years into the future into a law. Bankrupting the USPS would put half million largely black and female unionized workers out of a job, according to Color of Change. » 2/21/13 11:30pm 2/21/13 11:30pm

When It Comes to Discrimination, Timing Is Everything

We usually think that discrimination against women and minorities occurs because of some fundamental ignorance on the part of whoever is thwarting us. But a new study has found that it turns out discrimination might occur partially be because we had bad timing when asking for something from an ignorant person. As… » 5/22/12 2:50pm 5/22/12 2:50pm

Urban Outfitters Not Interested In Adding Women/Minorities To…

While you may still be reeling from the Wal-Mart debacle, know this: The nation's largest employer is far from being the only company with serious issues regarding women. And when it comes to gender balance, Urban Outfitters isn't willing to change. » 6/21/11 2:30pm 6/21/11 2:30pm

Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue Shoves People Of Color To The Side (As…

The cover of the 2011 Hollywood Issue of Vanity Fair was shot in Los Angeles and New York over the course of two days by photographer Norman Jean Roy. It features fifteen actors. One of whom is black. » 2/01/11 2:12pm 2/01/11 2:12pm

More Women In The News, But Fewer Minorities

While the percentage of women working in local radio and TV news hit a high this year, the percentage of minorities declined. 41.4% of TV news employees are women, but only 21.8% are minorities, down from 23.6% last year. [Mediaweek] » 7/29/09 2:30pm 7/29/09 2:30pm

Black And Hispanic Dolls Are Still Hard To Find

Demonstrators in New York set out more than 150 dolls with tags listing statistics on AIDS and women's health on the steps of City Hall, but couldn't find enough dolls of color for the exhibit. » 3/12/09 6:15pm 3/12/09 6:15pm

The beauty industry in the UK is being accused of ignoring black and Asian women, reports The Independent. The market for minority makeup, skin and hair care is 2% of the £3.7 billion British beauty industry, despite the fact that ethnic minorities are 7.9% of the population. Plus, minorities are underrepresented in… » 11/15/07 3:45pm 11/15/07 3:45pm