Vernā Myers Steps in as the New Head of “Inclusion Strategy” of Netflix

Vernā Myers, The Olivia Pope of Diversity and Inclusion Work Remember when Netflix fired their Public Relations Chief Jonathan Friedland for using the n-word, not once but twice? Yikes. Well, the streaming giant just hired diversity and inclusion consultant Vernā Myers as their new Head of “Inclusion Strategy.” Myers not only fits their needs as a face for diversity as the black woman charged with … Continue reading Vernā Myers Steps in as the New Head of “Inclusion Strategy” of Netflix

15 Afro-Latinx Celebrities Living Their Best Lives

Celebrating Black Latinx Stars During Latinx Heritage Month 1. Ilia Calderón Last November, Ilia Calderón became the first Black women to anchor a major news desk at Univision. Born in Chocó Colombia in 1972, Calderon majored in Social Work at the University of Antioquia. After she appeared in several news shows and made it to national television in 1998, joining Telemundo three years later. In … Continue reading 15 Afro-Latinx Celebrities Living Their Best Lives

Slack Technology Proactive in Solving Industry Race and Gender Issue

Productivity Company Refuses to Slack on Inclusion Beyond offering efficient cloud-based collaboration services and tools, Slack Technologies, Inc. outperforms other Silicon Valley companies in diversity and inclusion. The organization released its diversity report in April 2017 highlighting women at Slack. Adhering to the format of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) approach, women make up almost half of the Slack staff. “We have maintained pay … Continue reading Slack Technology Proactive in Solving Industry Race and Gender Issue

Twelve Things in American Culture No One Thinks About

Unique Americana in the Modern Day United States *Note: Americana refers cultural heritage of the United States in this piece and American refers to the demonym for United States residents in this case. One unique thing about the United States is the diversity in culture, religion, race/ethnicity and thought. Diversity in political opinion is so American that every group that disagrees with each other accuses the other … Continue reading Twelve Things in American Culture No One Thinks About