Tag Archives: diversity

  • Sharon Leal Stars in ‘Stop Kiss’ at The Pasadena Playhouse

    Oct 30, 14 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby Leave a comment


      *With same sex relationships being more public and even politicized, it is not uncommon to see more of these romantic story lines on screen and on stage.  The Pasadena Playhouse welcomes “Stop Kiss” a play written by Diana Son that has been widely received and is the winner of the GLAAD Media Award for […]

  • Leslie Jones Becomes Regular Cast Member of ‘Saturday Night Live’

    Oct 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Leslie Jones is getting a promotion at “Saturday Night Live.” According to Deadline.com, Jones will make her debut as a “regular” during this Saturday’s show hosted by Jim Carrey. She’s been a writer for “SNL” since January and has popped up several times in Weekend Update — once causing a stir for her skit on […]

  • Victoria Rowell Blasts Lack of Diversity Among ‘Y&R’ Execs after News of Shemar Moore’s Return

    Jul 23, 14 by Cherie Saunders 6 Comments


    *Soon after news broke Wednesday that Shemar Moore was returning to “The Young and the Restless” for a two-day guest appearance, his former co-star Victoria Rowell used it as an opportunity to point out the lack of diversity among the show’s executive producers. While giving props to Shemar and acknowledging that the casting will no doubt […]

  • ABC Prefers ‘Authenticity’ Over ‘Diversity’ to Describe Fall Lineup

    Jul 15, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *With its fall slate featuring shows with African American, Mexican American and Asian American families, diversity was a recurring theme at ABC’s portion of the Television Critics Association press tour Tuesday. Entertainment President Paul Lee started the day announcing the network’s new overall deal with “12 Years a Slave” screenwriter John Ridley, but stopped short of calling ABC’s new […]

  • Uzo Aduba Gives Emmy Voters the Side (Crazy) Eye Over Diversity

    Jun 5, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *The new season of “Orange is the New Black” will become available on Netflix Friday, and cast member Uzo Aduba – who plays Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren – is putting Emmy voters on notice that she is watching…and they might not want to continue ignoring strong performances from people of color . Aduba wrote the following […]

  • Just Like You Thought: Google’s Diversity Efforts Suck :(

    May 30, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *(Via JetMag.com) – In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed how very white and male its workforce is — just 2 percent of its Googlers are black, 3 percent are Hispanic, and 30 percent are women. The search giant said Wednesday that the transparency about its workforce — the first disclosure of its kind in the […]