July 11, 2022
Ridley Scott Creative Group’s RSA Films and Black Dog Films have added filmmaker Jonas Åkerlund for U.S. representation. Repped by RSA and Black Dog U.K. for over a decade, the move to Ridley Scott’s stateside moniker streamlines Åkerlund’s opportunities across commercials, content, music videos, music documentaries and other disciplines. Åkerlund is already working on his […]
June 11, 2022
Hair, makeup, and skin care: for billions of people worldwide, beauty products are a fundamental part of how others view them and how they see themselves. With taglines such as “because you’re worth it” and “making life more beautiful,” the beauty industry promises to enhance not only people’s appearances but […]
June 6, 2022
When Kumba Janga was starting her career as a software engineer 16 years ago, diversity, equity and inclusion work wasn’t yet on her radar. But she knew it was a pain point, as all-white, all-men engineering teams were the norm. “And I was there, the only female — let alone Black female — trying to […]
May 20, 2022
Google has released its annual diversity report, and the company says it made some positive progress over the past year. The company saw its “largest increases in representation of Black and Latinx Googlers in the US ever” at 20 percent and 8 percent respectively year over year, according to chief diversity officer Melonie Parker. Google […]
May 11, 2022
By Steve Contorno, CNN A Florida circuit court judge signaled Wednesday that a new congressional map championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is likely unconstitutional, siding with Democrats and voting rights groups who said the map would illegally suppress Black voters in northern Florida. Judge J. Layne Smith, a DeSantis appointee . . .
April 27, 2022
Voting rights groups say Black representation in Florida is reduced after Gov. Ron Desantis signed a newly drawn congressional map they argue clearly benefits Republicans. The redistricting proposal makes it harder, they allege, for Black voters to select their own candidates. The congressional maps cut seats in Black districts to just two in the entire […]
April 20, 2022
The United States should follow in the example of countries like Sweden and Finland by electing female leaders The 19th News Kamala Harris and Nancy Pelosi sat behind Joe Biden at the dais of both of his addresses to Congress. It was the first time in history that women held both constitutional offices that entitle […]
April 15, 2022
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March 29, 2022
SANFORD, Fla. — Sanford leaders are tackling redistricting following the 2020 U.S. Census, but some members of the African American community say the redistricting plans they have seen leave certain Black candidates at a disadvantage. The city has grown in population, and some believe there should be another district added that is primarily African American. […]
March 26, 2022
CNN — The Memphis Police Department and the New York State Police took a pledge this week to increase the representation of women in their ranks to 30%, joining a total of 150 law enforcement agencies in the US and Canada that have made the commitment in the past year.