Diversity

SOURCE SPORTS: Rachel Nichols Leaked Diversity Comments are Causing Major Issues Over At ESPN

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NBA reporter Rachel Nichols has created significant internal strife at ESPN after she unknowingly recorded herself commenting that coworker Maria Taylor hosted coverage of the 2020 NBA Finals because ESPN was “feeling pressure” to be more diverse. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The leaked audio appears to shows Nichols expressing frustration that ESPN gave Taylor […]

SOURCE SPORTS: New York Yankees Form Diversity And Inclusion Committee

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The New York Yankees announced the creation of the New York Yankees Diversity and Inclusion Committee to identify, engage and address issues related to equality, racial justice, and inclusivity. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The committee, in concert with an array of community groups, wants to promote team diversity along with knocking down barriers in education, economic […]

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Praises AEW’s Cody Rhodes On His Take About Diversity

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Following  Saturday night’s Double or Nothing PPV from Las Vegas, Cody Rhodes made some comments about how his marriage has impacted his view of diversity. Today, a notable politician has responded to Cody’s comments. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took notice and retweeted the video and commented, “This exchange is a promising […]

Model Salem Mitchell Had the Best Response to Commenter Who Called Her Ghetto

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Words by Shatay Speights Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Model Salem Mitchell is fed up with people whose first way of describing black women as ghetto. The 20-year-old was featured in a Vogue post on Instagram that highlighted models who were getting in their daily dose of self-love, whether on laid across a yoga mat […]

Looking For a Job? MLB Is Hiring For New Diversity Fellowship

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Words by Jason Cordner Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As Major League Baseball continues to be aggressive in finding creative ways to promote diversity and inclusion, the league has announced a new Front Office Diversity Initiative through a masterfully constructed MLB Diversity Fellowship Program. Creating Opportunity For The Culture  Advertisement This new front office diversity […]

AirBnb Brings On Danny Glover as Inclusion Adviser

Hospitality service AirBnb has been the subject of much criticism in the past for its enabling of discrimination on its home-sharing platform. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In a slew of public relations initiatives, the company has attempted to clean house in displaying its push for diversity and inclusion and its latest move comes with […]

Halle Berry Says Her Oscar Win Did Nothing for Diversity in Hollywood

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According to Halle Berry her historic Oscar win in 2002 hasn’t done much to reshape the racial landscape of Hollywood. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information During a talk with Teen Vogue’s editor-in-chief, Elaine Welteroth at this year’s Cannes Lions Festival, she discussed her sentiments about the boycott that took place in 2015 against the Oscars after […]

New USC Study Proves Hollywood Is Still Extremely “Whitewashed”

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Hollywood is majorly “whitewashed” and “still functions as a straight, white, boy’s club,” according to a new study. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The recently conducted Comprehensive Annenberg Report on Diversity at USC is one of the most thorough and critical reports on the “inclusion crisis” in Hollywood, examining 10 major media companies including Netflix, […]

Miami Prepares To Host The 2nd Annual “Black Tech Week”

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The second annual Black Tech Week runs from February 14-20 in Miami, Florida. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The event is a week of education, networking, and presentations from people of color to people of color active in the tech industry. Speakers include representatives from SnapChat, Rose Digital, Silicon Valley Bank and many more. Hip […]

The Academy Responds to Blacklash From #OscarsSoWhite

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Well, that didn’t take long. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information After the Oscar nominees were announced last week, an onslaught of commentary regarding the lack of diversity in this year’s awards hit every social media platform—enough so that #OscarsSoWhite was trending on Twitter. Early this morning [Tuesday, January 19] the President of The Academy, Cheryl […]

Spike Lee Attacks Hollywood’s Diversity Problem in Honorary Oscar Acceptance Speech

Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This past weekend Spike Lee received an honorary Oscar, and in his acceptance speech he took the time to address Hollywood’s diversity deficit. Lee and two other special recipients were honored at the Academy’s annual Governors Awards in Hollywood. Samuel L. Jackson, Denzel Washington, and Wesley Snipes presented the director with the […]

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