Utah state Rep., Phil Lyman, reposted a social media post implying that a Black woman Maryland Port Commissioner is a DEI hire responsible for the Key Bridge collapsing in Baltimore.

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz decried a "diversity development fund" to help filmmakers who are people of color.

Republicans and  Glenn Youngkin are making it difficult for Black teachers to gain the necessary licensure to teach in the state of Virginia.

Race Matters

A tweet promoting a giveaway for a minor league baseball team nicknamed "NOOGA" sparked outrage on Black Twitter over the alleged racial overtones.

The New Orleans Museum of Art defended appointing Amanda Maples.

Student leaders with Harvard’s Affirmative Action Coalition shared statements with NewsOne, ahead of oral arguments in the two cases brought by Students for Fair Admissions.


A university leader suggested declining enrollment was because campus is "too diverse."

Good News

“This project gives artists a chance to increase their visibility as business owners and social impact leaders,” shared Fifteen Percent Pledge founder Aurora James.

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NBA star Stephen Curry is on a mission to diversify the sport of golf through a new initiative.

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Serena Williams has joined forces with the company Karat to increase the representation of Black engineers in tech.

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Dr. Valerie Sheares Ashby will become the first woman to serve as president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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Clark Atlanta University alumna Danielle Mitchell is on a mission to increase the representation of Black women in the clinical research industry.