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Student self-publishes children’s book to broaden Asian American representation

Children’s books have told stories with heartwarming lessons for decades, but many have failed to include minorities.In 2018, 77% of characters...

Google A.I. Engineer/Rapper Wants Kids To Know It’s Cool To Be A Genius

Until last year, Brandon Tory, a senior software Artificial Intelligence engineer at Google and rapper, led a secret double life. Raised in...

LeVar Burton releases YouTube video series on what it’s like to be Black in America

LeVar Burton is trying to educate the masses about the daily racism and microaggressions that affect Black Americans through a...

Wednesday’s Child: 12-year-old Jonah

DALLAS — Have you ever had your world pulled out from under you?It's what happens to every foster child.But you would...

Franklin, a ‘Peanuts’ Character Created in the Civil Rights Era, Turns 47

On Friday, we said Happy Anniversary to Peanuts character Franklin, who first met his curly-haired friend named Charlie Brown, or "Chuck" to...

Dwyane Wade Proudly Opens Up About Watching His ‘Son Become Into Who She Now’ Is

As a mom of 4 kids, I always tell parents to be the parent your child needs you to be so I was happy...

Mom opens Special Kneads Bakery to employ her son with cerebral palsy

I am the mom of four children, one with special needs. Don’t get me wrong, I feel the same love and joy...

Black Woman Invents First Computer Science Education Doll

They say if you can see it, you can be it and it looks like Bukola Somide believes the same. According...

A Salute To the Black Female Leads of 2019 Films

I loved reading last year’s Black Female Leads by Wilson Morales at Blackfilm so I was happy to see this year’s list....

Rihanna is Now The Wealthiest Female Musician Alive

Who doesn’t love Rihanna? As a mom of ‘tweens, you can believe my purchasing Rihanna products has, in a small way but still, has...

10 Latino Photographers Documenting Underrepresented Communities

I loved reading about the 10 Latino photojournalists written by Christina Noriega at Remezcla. The average, US journalist can be described as white and...

Regina King By Viola Davis

I grew up with all of the black sitcoms—Amen, Good Times, 227—and every once in a while, you saw an actor peek out...
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“Indian Matchmaking” is one of Netflix’s latest dating-centered reality shows. However, with its ties to a historical, cultural tradition, the show is a bit...

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As part of our mission to uplift cultural diversity, we are kicking off Culturas Spotlight. The series highlights individuals who make their community a...

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