Diverse United States Divided On Symbols Of PatriotismFor some people of color, patriotism goes beyond standing for an anthem or a pledge, and encompasses many feelings -- including protest. Criticism of that expression of patriotism, they believe, is sometimes cloaked in racism.
Dallas Mayor: Confederate Statues 'Monuments Of Propaganda'Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings called for the formation of a task force to determine the fate of Confederate statues sitting in Dallas public parks.
Diversity Debate Sparked In Texas After Google Engineer's MemoA now widely circulated manifesto questioning the biological fitness of women for STEM careers has the tech world talking -- and many women fuming.
Google CEO Slams Gender Memo As Employee Reportedly FiredA memo written by a male engineer at Google about gender differences sparked a quick rebuttal from Google after it circulated widely online. The engineer, James Damore, was reportedly fired.
Google VP Denounces Employee Memo's Views On Female WorkersGoogle's new head of diversity has rejected an internal commentary from an employee who suggested women don't get ahead in tech jobs because of biological differences.
'Hidden Figures' Author Shetterly Receives Literary PrizeAn author whose book was the basis for the Oscar-nominated movie "Hidden Figures" has won an award for writing literature that promotes diversity and confronts racism.
Perry Decries Election Of 1st Gay Texas A&M Student PrezU.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is suggesting that the election that gave his alma mater, Texas A&M, its first openly gay student body president was "stolen."
Report: MLS Has Improved Racial, Gender Hiring PracticesMajor League Soccer made improvements in both its racial and gender hiring practices, according to an annual report by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport.
TCU To Add Diversity Position After Students Send Demand LetterTCU is adding a cabinet level position responsible for leading efforts regarding diversity and inclusion and providing additional training for all students, faculty and staff.
Growing Academy Boycott After #OscarsSoWhiteAmid calls for a boycott of this year's Academy Awards over its all-white acting nominees, the organization's president said that it was time for major changes to take place -- and soon.
Study: NBA Maintains Strong Diversity NumbersAccording to a report released Tuesday, the NBA received an A-plus grade for racial hiring and B-plus for gender hiring on its annual Racial and Gender Report Card.
Scrutinized Texas Parks Agency Plans Historic Hire Racism allegations at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have officials searching for a chief diversity officer — a hiring believed to be the first of its kind for a major state agency.

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