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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.

Kiev Major Concludes With Weird Montage Of Women

Kiev Major Concludes With Weird Montage Of Women After the closing ceremony, however, the last thing viewers saw was an unexplained montage of women simply watching the matches, a segment fans believe is detrimental to inclusiveness in Dota.My heart is heavy to see women like myself put on display as a side-show or special feature, it really makes you feel like a second class citizen.

Facebook accused of gender bias against women engineers

Facebook accused of gender bias against women engineers However, they found that the rejection rates could be attributed to a Facebook engineer's rank and not their gender, according to the Journal.Women hold only 17 percent of technical roles at Facebook, according to the company's recent diversity numbers.

Australian Twitter communities are more diverse than you might think

Australian Twitter communities are more diverse than you might think 7 million Australian Twitter accounts in existence by early 2016, and captured the 167 million follower/followee connections between them.If all you ever see is food porn, perhaps you need to make some new connections.