Tag: Social diversity

Effort to fund racially diverse climate groups gets momentum

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Efforts to increase how much philanthropic funding goes to minority-led environmental organizations are gaining momentum, with one group's push for transparency from the nation’s...

Bank of England sets itself ‘stretching’ diversity targets

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LONDON — The Bank of England said Wednesday it has set itself “stretching” targets to increase ethnic diversity within its ranks after falling just...

Team USA chiropractor sorry for COVID protocol-Nazi post

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TOKYO — The chiropractor for the American women's wrestling team has apologized after comparing Olympic COVID-19 protocols to Nazi Germany in a social media...

Tokyo Games boast equal gender participation for first time

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Grace Luczak had left competitive rowing and taken a job in the private sector when a move toward gender equity at the Tokyo Games...

Mexican wolf breeding program gets boost from zoo

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MEXICO CITY — Five gray wolf pups born at Mexico City’s Chapultepec Zoo are giving a boost to efforts to broaden the endangered species’...

Watching for birds & diversity: Audubon groups pledge change

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BOSTON — When Boston socialites Minna Hall and Harriet Hemenway sought to end the slaughter of birds in the name of 19th century high...

Study finds more racial diversity in LGBTQ film characters

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NEW YORK — The year 2020 saw welcome growth in racial diversity of LBGTQ characters in films released by major studios, according to a...

Racist abuse targets 3 English players who missed penalties

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LONDON — Three Black players who missed penalty kicks for England in the decisive European Championship shootout against Italy on Sunday night were subjected...

Ex-Liberty exec files lawsuit alleging racial discrimination

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LYNCHBURG, Va. — A former NFL player hired last year to help lead diversity initiatives at Liberty University is suing the school, alleging racial...

Black students, faculty: UNC needs self-examination on race

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — When the University of North Carolina first declined to vote on granting tenure to journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, kicking off a...