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Ellen McGirt


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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

P&G Releases Their 2019 Citizenship Report

Among their 2019 highlights is a powerful short film that highlights implicit bias. → Read More

What Nikki Haley Gets Wrong About the Confederate Flag

The former governor of South Carolina's recent remarks on the meaning of the Confederate symbol may be red meat to her base, but do the rest of us a disservice. → Read More

The Nazi Salute in a West Virginia Correctional Training Class

Numerous West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation employees are suspended after a photo surfaced of trainees doing a Nazi salute. → Read More

‘Float’ Is Breaking New Ground on Disney Plus

The SparkShorts program, designed to develop short films by underrepresented filmmakers, is already paying off. → Read More

Can You Really Bring Your Whole Self to Work?

New research suggests that “code-switching” is evidence that inclusion efforts are falling short. → Read More

It’s Giving Tuesday and You Have a Choice to Make

If you want to make the biggest difference, donate to the organizations run by people who look like the communities they serve. → Read More

Simon Cowell Responds to Gabrielle Union

Union was fired from her role as judge on "America’s Got Talent" amid allegations of a “toxic culture.” → Read More

A Writer Called Pete Buttigieg a "Lying MF." Then Buttigieg Called Him.

Michael Harriot criticized Pete Buttigieg's comments on the economics of Black poverty. Buttigieg had a response. → Read More

How to Talk About Race at Thanksgiving

If you hear something, say something, says professor Jenn M. Jackson. But wade in slowly. → Read More

In His First Speech in His Own Voice, Sacha Baron Cohen Takes on Big Tech

In Sacha Baron Cohen's award acceptance speech at the ADL’s anti-hate summit, the comedian made the case that social media is spreading hate and destroying democracy. → Read More

Stacey Abrams Carries the Fight Against Voter Suppression

The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate tells Politico about the latest efforts in her "mission." → Read More

In Search of the Best Comfort Food Recipes, According to Y’all

With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, we are deep in gratitude season. Here’s a way to share the love. → Read More

The Pay Gap for Latinas Is Growing

Latina workers work longer than everyone else to make up the pay gap. Allies need to push for policy change. → Read More

Michael Bloomberg Apologizes for Stop-and-Frisk

The former New York City mayor apologized for the aggressive policy. CityLab offers a breakdown of just how damaging it was. → Read More

Colin Kaepernick Holds His Own Workout

Colin Kaepernick, quarterback, activist, and nobody’s fool, outmaneuvered the NFL on Saturday, after he pulled the plug on a poorly planned workout. → Read More

According to Y’all, These Are the Must-Listen Podcasts on Race and History

This crowd-sourced list has something for everyone—and one clear standout. → Read More

Fund Women's Business Ideas Already

A recent report from Pitchbook and All Raise shows the number of VC-backed startups led by women has increased over recent years. → Read More

Getting the Jump on History

How a simple object has kept women hopping for centuries—and helped put the rhyme in rap. → Read More

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard J. Tyson Has Died. He Appreciated You

Tyson cared deeply about solving inequities in health care and addressing the fundamental truths about race and justice in America. → Read More