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Aaron Sorkin is just now discovering there's a diversity problem in Hollywood

Aaron Sorkin is just now discovering there's a diversity problem in Hollywood Despite working in the industry for over 20 years, Aaron Sorkin apparently didn't realize white men had an easier time in Hollywood.“Are you saying that women and minorities have a more difficult time getting their stuff read than white men and you’re also saying that [white men] get to make mediocre movies and can continue on?

Uber has surprised us with its first-ever diversity report

Uber has surprised us with its first-ever diversity report No surprise, Uber is facing some heat.But, the ride-hailing giant is working to make some changes.

'Jewbers,' and Uber's other puns for its diversity and inclusion groups

'Jewbers,' and Uber's other puns for its diversity and inclusion groups And Uber's leadership is even worse, if you couldn't guess based on Uber executives' recent missteps.Black or Hispanic employees hold no leadership positions in Uber's tech divisions.

Oxford University is shaking up all those portraits of white men on its walls

Oxford University is shaking up all those portraits of white men on its walls The "Diversifying Portraiture initiative" intends to "broaden the range of people represented around the University.The university has been heavily criticised in recent years for its lack of diversity and inclusivity.

The 8 excuses Hollywood uses for racially insensitive casting – and why they're BS

The 8 excuses Hollywood uses for racially insensitive casting – and why they're BS So in the interest of saving everyone some time, we've compiled some of Hollywood's favorite excuses for favoring white people in casting — and some thoughts on why each one falls apart.Why it's nonsense: "Hiring the best person for the job" sounds all good and fair in theory.

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We Wuz Teachers 'nd sheeit Tough Tests for Teachers, With QuestionThe Regents also moved forward with a proposal that would allow seine I Bias.:L.

The teens will save us all. This adorable Google Doodle is proof.

The teens will save us all. This adorable Google Doodle is proof. Inclusion is the future — and this year's Doodle 4 Google winner knows it.Sarah Harrison, a 15-year-old high school student from Connecticut, is the winner of the 2016-2017 Doodle 4 Google Contest.

Spark to cater to New Zealand's diverse customer base

Spark to cater to New Zealand's diverse customer base This new customer service channel will be managed by Spark’s One World team.One World is an  Auckland-based Mandarin, Cantonese and Korean speaking customer service centre that has been active for 11 years.

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'We Read Too' app connects young readers of color with books they can relate to

'We Read Too' app connects young readers of color with books they can relate to All of the featured books are written by people of color, with readers of color in mind.The simple app specifically targets children and young adults of color, cataloging books in a searchable database by author and title.

Dan Rooney is an NFL legend, but his real legacy goes far beyond football

Dan Rooney is an NFL legend, but his real legacy goes far beyond football Dan Rooney ran the Pittsburgh Steelers as team president back in the 1970s, when they won four Super Bowls in six years.He was already an NFL legend by that point, having been voted into the Hall of Fame in 2000.

This coding startup trains autistic people to take on the tech industry

This coding startup trains autistic people to take on the tech industry And it's all thanks to a new program for autistic people, by autistic people.A new startup called Coding Autism, which launched earlier this month, is developing a school in Los Angeles to teach autistic people coding, web development, and software engineering skills.

Here's why thousands of scientists are (and aren't) marching on Saturday

Here's why thousands of scientists are (and aren't) marching on Saturday or satellite marches around the world have a wide number of reasons for getting involved.and elsewhere that science's central role in society is in jeopardy.