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.

Le Creuset, which is owned by a South African, has apologised for angering its black fans

2018-03-22 17:16

Le Creuset faced a storm in SA this week.

Two-thirds of SA professional women want to become a top-level executive

2018-03-08 18:34

PwC surveyed over 3,600 professional women to mark international women’s day and found that 63% of South African women have aspirations to be a top level executive, according to the report.

Lessons your kids can learn from Black Panther

2018-03-01 20:19

The latest Marvel production, Black Panther, has grossed $700 million globally. But beyond its financial success, the film has also opened up conversations about representation and diversity. Here's how you can talk to your kids about the movie.

Why we need more heroes like Black Panther on our screens

2018-01-29 13:52

The movie is already proving to be a pre-box office success, which says a lot about the importance of diversity in leading roles.

Hair politics and diversity in fiction - why black girls need to see girls that look like them on book covers

2017-09-22 15:57

Dutch author Mylo Freeman talks about books for underrepresented girls.

From Google to Yahoo, tech grapples with white male discontent

2017-08-14 15:28

Google isn’t the only Silicon Valley employer being accused of hostility to white men.

Controversy (once more) surrounds model Karlie Kloss for Geisha shoot

2017-02-15 11:30

The supermodel has been at the centre of several problematic fashion moments - and the latest one is a doozy.

Why you shouldn’t only read books that feature white characters

2017-02-06 15:48

Do you support authors of colour? Or read books that feature marginalised characters? Here’s why it matters if you do, and especially, if you don’t.


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.

"The baddies have foreign accents" and other things our kids learn from watching TV

2018-03-13 12:48

Why it’s so important for kids to see diverse TV and movie characters.

More women in business is good for the bottom line

2018-03-07 06:00

In tough economic times, gender diversity could make the difference between success and failure. The evidence is unequivocal: investing in diversity is good for business, says Linda Ronnie.

More diverse comics you should read after Black Panther

2018-02-13 10:56

Wakanda's superhero isn’t the only one you should stan.

How many of these black models' names do you know?

2018-01-05 00:00

The fashion industry has been whitewashed for far too long. Here are 30 black models we want to see more of!

Rihanna's makeup range will offer over 40 shades - celebrating every kind of beauty

2017-09-04 14:00

Makeup brands often forget to cater adequately for brown girls - and RiRi totally gets it!

"Plus size" model Ashley Graham makes history at New York Fashion Week

2017-02-20 11:39

Should we celebrate or commiserate? She's the first-ever curvy model to walk for Michael Kors.

Despite controversy, Vogue's new cover still diversifies fashion

2017-02-10 13:16

Vogue’s latest cover celebrates "the modern American woman" by featuring models of different body types, skin tones and different ethnicities.

Top model reveals she is intersex

2017-01-26 09:45

Vogue model Hanne Gaby Odiele has opened up about having Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome.

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