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DBA Launches Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance

A diverse group of partners came together this afternoon at Endres Berryridge Farm in Waunakee, Wisconsin for the official launch of the Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance (DSSA), a collaborative sustainability campaign featuring representatives...Show More Summary

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris: “I’m So Tired Of Talking About Diversity” – TCA

Things got heated during the Black-ish TCA panel this afternoon, when a reporter noted the show has gotten past the “how will it be received” in the country stage, past the Donald Trump tweeting “How is ABC Television allowed to have...Show More Summary

Saturday Afternoon Open Thread: Graphic Images

So. I am writing a comic book series for Marvel. — roxane gay (@rgay) July 22, 2016 My inner teenage comix geek still gets excited when new, diverse writers get top billing… especially when they’re highlighted in the NYTimes! … Her story, written with Mr. [Ta-Nehisi] Coates, will follow Ayo and Aneka, two lovers […]

Afternoon Open Thread

Here’s a quick diversion from your daily force-feeding of a shit sandwich of horrible fucking tragic news. Overheard in the grocery store a bit ago: Kid- 12-13 years old: “Don’t stop, believing…” Dad: If you keep singing Journey I am going to put you up for adoption. Kid, singing louder: “HOLD ON TO THE FEELING…” […]

The Nations Have Come to Our Cities

We cannot overlook the influx of "the nations" ready for the gospel. Our first public service for Church of the Beloved launched on a cold Saturday afternoon in the diverse Near West Side of Chicago, surrounded by different African American, Mexican, Chinese, even historically Italian neighborhoods. Show More Summary

Maxim Integrated Jumps 4% on In-Line FYQ3, Higher Forecast

Chip maker Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM), which makes a vast array of different chips serving a diverse set of end markets, this afternoon reported fiscal Q3 revenue and earnings in line with Street expectations, and forecast results this quarter above Street consensus, sending its shares higher in late trading. Revenue in the three months ending in March declined to $555 […]

Around The Corner

As it happens with conversations, they take twists and turns, and suddenly I find myself talking about diversity and difference with Ruby on our way back from an afternoon at the museum. This isn't a topic we talk about a lot, but it's one that Ruby has clearly thought about. Show More Summary

Obama on SCOTUS Nominee Merrick Garland's Diversity: 'Well, He's From Skokie'

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

On Thursday afternoon, President Barack Obama visited the University of Chicago Law School to continue to exhort congressional Republicans to reconsider their Supreme Court obstructionism. Read more...

Obama Dismisses SCOTUS Diversity Criticism: Didn’t Search for ‘Black Lesbian from Skokie’

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

This afternoon President Obama addressed the criticism that his Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, is just another white guy and he didn't go for a more diverse pick.

Can the Nation's Largest Writers' Conference Transcend Lit's Lack of Diversity?

I was reading Claudia Rankine’s book Citizen: An American Lyric in a hotel bar in downtown Los Angeles Saturday afternoon when I got a series of texts from my partner, who was in Ventura County, sitting by a lake and writing poetry. The police were harassing him. Three white men...

Diversity takes center stage at the Film Independent Spirit Awards

Hollywood's debate over diversity is taking center stage at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. ? At the annual indie-movie ceremony in Santa Monica on Saturday afternoon, presenters and hosts have been making a number of diversity-related comments -- while Idris Elba, whose Academy Awards omission...

Fighting Whitewashed History With MIT's Diversity Hackers

Hackathon participant Nelly Rosaria, making the Wiki-world a more textured place. (Photo: Atlas Obscura) It's a scene no one would look twice at–on a Friday afternoon at the end of January, in a gray-walled MIT computer lab, a dozenShow More Summary

The Academy Responds to #OscarsSoWhite, Announces Efforts to Double Minority Members

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this afternoon that they're taking immediate steps to address the diversity issues raised by #OscarsSoWhite.

Quincy Jones Challenges AMPAS On Diversity – NATPE

Asked this afternoon for his take on the lack of Oscar nominations for African Americans, Quincy Jones — who’s scored 34 films beginning with The Pawnbroker in 1964 — told the audience at NATPE in Miami that he too might withdraw from...Show More Summary

Open Thread

Saw Star Wars this afternoon (please, be cautious in the comments if spoilers upset you), but all I will say is it was a nice diversion from a shitty 24 hours and I think the strongest aspect of the movie (other than the music) is that it didn’t feel like it was all special effects […]

SXSW axes talks on diversity in gaming because of threats of violence

10 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

The gaming industry continues to struggle when it comes to playing nice. Monday afternoon South by Southwest, a massive interactive, film and music festival in Austin, Texas, canceled two panel discussions that were to focus on diversity, harassment and the gaming community. Organizers cited threats...

For True Diversity In Fashion, We've 'Gotta Keep Calling People Out'

Bethann Hardison, renowned fashion activist and former model, is the authority when it comes to diversity within the fashion industry. Hardison hosted an intimate gathering on Monday afternoon in the midst of New York Fashion Week, to...Show More Summary

Showtime’s David Nevins: UK Talent A Must; Work To Do On U.S. Racial Diversity – Edinburgh

Showtime Networks president David Nevins, who spent a year in Scotland as a student a while back, made an Edinburgh audience very happy this afternoon when he praised the excellence of British actors. "Is dipping into the UK talent pool a must?" Nevins was asked. Show More Summary

Mobile "fault" forces BA flight into unscheduled Russian landing

Airline denies rumours of catastrophically exploding BlackBerry British Airways has denied that an exploding BlackBerry was to blame for a flight diversion this afternoon.…

Arista Rising: Street Cheers ‘Diversity’ of Revenue, Though Upside Slimmer

Shares of networking equipment vendor Arista Networks (ANET) are up $1.80, or 2.4%, at $83.38, holding onto some of last night’s gains, after yesterday afternoon beating Q2 revenue and earnings executions, and forecasting this quarter higher as well. On a call with analysts following the report, CEO Jayshree Ullal trumpeted things such as the company’s [...]

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