Facebook has a `black people problem,' ex-employee writes

2018-11-28 21:30

As Facebook defends its handling of Russian political interference, an ex-employee published another scathing critique of the company’s culture.

The first black, trans and disabled teen signed to one of the most famous model agencies in the world finally has her own cover

2018-10-08 00:00

Aaron Philip, a gender non-conforming young woman who has cerebral palsy and uses a motorised wheelchair is changing the face of the fashion industry.

This company tried to create an anti fat-shaming sweatshirt but it blew up in their faces

2018-09-14 16:49

Here’s how NOT to do a body positivity campaign and end up with egg on your face.

"I work at a company where 92% of my co-workers are black women"

2018-09-03 13:31

"I was watching women build themselves up, respect one another and contribute to the growth of a community of young people."

This illustrator's art has been called 'racist' - why that's completely unfair

2018-08-20 16:25

She has a huge following on Instagram and among black women, in particular, outside her home country. But the French see her work as problematic.

Black Panther’s Shuri is getting her own comic PLUS more diverse comics you should read

2018-07-18 00:00

The sister of Wakanda’s superhero is finally getting her own story, but her comic book is not the only one you should be reading.

Models told by agents not to reveal they're gay/bi/trans? How this new modelling agency could change everything

2018-07-05 12:14

Pride Month might be over but fighting for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, and intersex. (LGBTQI) visibility is a human rights priority.

Brie Larson calls for more diversity among film critics

2018-06-15 13:29

Brie Larson has made a plea for more diversity in film criticism at the Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

Nike's head of diversity leaves amid review of corporate culture

2018-04-17 05:30

An official at Nike in charge of overseeing diversity and inclusion efforts has left the sportswear giant, bringing fresh upheaval to a company already grappling with misconduct among its executives.

DA has its work cut out to show it's not a 'white party with a black leader'

2018-04-13 09:05

The DA can boast all it wants about being the most diverse political party but at its elective conference it failed spectacularly to demonstrate its claim, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.

 

Are fashion weeks in SA reserved only for the young?

2018-10-22 22:01

And are older models purposefully left out?

Umbrella funds lock out black players

2018-09-09 06:21

Umbrella funds are one of the biggest barriers to the transformation of the asset management sector as they offer a large list of services in-house and own the value chains, making it difficult for black asset managers to penetrate the market.

Disney is developing a new story featuring an African princess for the first time

2018-08-24 10:07

And we haven’t been this excited since we first saw Princess Tiana, Disney’s first black princess on screen.

These models say they were rejected from a casting call because of their hair and skin colour

2018-07-24 16:29

Over a dozen women were allegedly not allowed to audition for a swimsuit show in Miami because there was “enough” brown skin and afros included.

Sports Illustrated's models are now also breastfeeding moms, Paralympians and plus-size beauties

2018-07-17 12:56

The magazine had a fashion show recently with a diverse range of models from a woman who breastfed her baby on the catwalk to a model with a prosthetic leg.

What it looks like when equality starts feeling like “oppression” for some white authors

2018-06-18 10:44

Why diversity should never be treated as a trend.

Modelling is more racially diverse than ever – but is this just a fleeting trend?

2018-05-24 16:10

The world of fashion and beauty is becoming more inclusive, but not on all fronts.

What the DA is doing for diversity in the party

2018-04-13 16:29

We envision a society that is truly diverse, and must continue our work in building One South Africa For All, despite what the naysayers have to say, writes Mmusi Maimane.

DA diversity debate offensive to black people

2018-04-13 07:50

Black people are not a homogeneous group and there is no one way to be black. We are more than our skin, writes Mondli Zondo.

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