Tag Archives: diversity

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

    Jul 23, 14 by Cherie Saunders 4 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 […]

  • Number of Black Churches Increasing

    Feb 22, 14 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *The number of black churches in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has surged more than 80 percent in the last decade to 3,400 U.S. congregations, says BCNN1.com. However, the number of African American missionaries remains tiny: Only 27 of the SBC’s 4,900 international missionaries are black.

  • Black Comic Targets Jerry Seinfeld: ‘I Think Funny to Jerry is White’

    Feb 6, 14 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments


    *In a recent interview, it was pointed out to Jerry Seinfeld that his Crackle series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” which has the standup comic interviewing fellow comedians as he chauffeurs them to various coffee spots, has had just two black guests in its three seasons. (Chris Rock and Mario Joyner) Similar to the backlash […]