diversity

Animation

The New Pipeline For Black Women in Animation

In an industry dominated by white men, these creators hope to pave a way for women and non-binary people of color for more nuanced portrayals of Black characters.
Natelegé Whaley
3.18.19
Oscars

Lena Waithe Says Halle Berry Made Her Feel Like She Could Do Anything

Ahead of the Oscars, the Emmy-winning screenwriter talks to Broadly about working with Halle Berry on BET's "Boomerang" remake and the "string connecting" their trajectories as groundbreaking Black artists.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.21.19
Sundance

5 Must-Watch Sundance Films Directed by Women of Color

Mindy Kaling as a plant worker. Awkwafina grappling with loss. Alfre Woodard as tormented prison warden. These five films had everyone talking at Sundance.
Joi Childs
1.31.19
The Golden Globes

Regina King Challenges 'All Industries' to Hire 50 Percent Women

During her Golden Globes Best Supporting Actress acceptance speech, Regina King promised to hire more women—and challenged "all industries" to do the same.
Terry Nguyen
1.7.19
Fashion

What the List of Highest Paid Models Says About Racism in Fashion

Forbes released its list of the highest paid models in fashion and nearly all of them were white, cis, thin women. We talked to Fashionista's Tyler McCall to understand why.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
12.14.18
Culture

Brie Larson on What It's Like Not to Be 'Surrounded by White People' on Set

Over 70 percent of production on Brie Larson's upcoming film 'Just Mercy' were people of color because of Michael B. Jordan's inclusion rider.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
12.5.18
Culture

Janet Mock Explains How Inclusion in Filmmaking Actually Works

Janet Mock and Jameela Jamil discuss the importance of having WOC in front of and behind the camera in Hollywood.
Terry Nguyen
10.16.18
Film

Why Seeing Yourself Represented on Screen Is So Important

"Black Panther" has been hailed as a model success story for depicting diversity on screen. According to past research, the representation of minority groups in mass media has a powerful educational impact on audiences.
Kimberly Lawson
2.20.18
Work

How Arbitration Clauses Silence Women Speaking Out About Harassment

Therese Lawless has filed lawsuits against Silicon Valley’s most powerful companies, often for gender discrimination. But a growing trend of arbitration clauses in contracts is effectively silencing many of the women she represents.
Laura Rena Murray
11.30.17
politics

Diversity Campaigns Need More Straight White Men, Says White Male Politician

"I'm just saying inclusion should be about everyone and there are large group of men who feel they've been left behind," said Australian politician Mark Parton.
Sirin Kale
9.21.17
discrimination

Yes, You Can Be Fired for Circulating Bigoted Ideas at Work

Following reports that Google fired the author of an anti-diversity memo circulating at the company, alt-right activists went berserk, claiming the company had violated the First Amendment. Unsurprisingly, they're wrong.
Kimberly Lawson
8.8.17
Culture

Read Between the Racism: The Serious Lack of Diversity in Book Publishing

Unless you're a white guy from Brooklyn, the publishing industry has a huge problem when it comes to representation. But no one is sure how to fix it.
Ilana Masad
4.18.16
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