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Ellen McGirt


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In a moving video essay, the Massachusetts Congresswoman reflects on the personal and political meaning of her unapologetically Black hair. → Read More

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Pinterest published its sixth annual diversity report today and it's encouraging on several fronts. → Read More

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Why Are the #OscarsStillMostlyWhiteAndMale?

The Academy Awards shut out female directors and mostly ignored actors of color. → Read More

What 'Megxit' Says About Britain's Communities of Color

Not everyone was surprised by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decision to "step back" from the royal family. → Read More

As Climate-Driven Crises Mount, New Activists Are Created

People of color are increasingly leading environmental campaigns designed to bring attention to injustice and the environment. → Read More

The Sweet Nostalgia of Ronny Edry's 'Israel Loves Iran' Project

A look back at a graphic design campaign that created an extraordinary bond between Israeli and Iranians on the brink of war. → Read More

Some Students Are More Magic Than Others

Education expert Kelly Wickham Hurst shares her thoughts on the U.S. education system, in Gif essay form. → Read More

The Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins Today

It’s time to make sure women know they’re safe at work. → Read More

Here’s How Women Will Fix The World

There was camaraderie, career advice, and a collective commitment to fix a broken world at the 2019 Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit. → Read More

Women Athletes Take the Lead On Equal Pay

At Fortune's 2019 Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit, ex-pro surfer Jessi Miley-Dyer and track star Alysia Montaño say the fight was long but worth it. → Read More

The Business Case for Diversity: raceAhead

A new study from the Wall Street Journal shows how diverse firms yield outsized results, but a new book casts doubt on most mainstream diversity efforts. → Read More

The World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List: raceAhead

Spoiler alert: Cisco is number one. But how they get there is a labor of “love.” → Read More

Stacey Abrams Tops The Root 100: raceAhead

Take a look at this year's list of influential African Americans and be inspired. → Read More

Powerful Women Paying it Forward: raceAhead

Sharing power should be a mission. Some of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Politics understand that. → Read More

The Most Powerful Women International 2019: raceAhead

In some welcome news, one-third of the list are newcomers. → Read More

Cheers and Tears at the 2019 Emmy Awards: raceAhead

Some of the winners used their platforms to take a stand for equity and inclusion. → Read More

A Global Climate Strike Begins: raceAhead

Students in 150 countries are taking to the streets to demand action on climate change. → Read More