China’s Zhang Weili, on the right, has helped grow the popularity of the UFC in her native country.
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The UFC is eager to advertise its promotion of female fighters – while also paying them less and stoking a climate of fear to discourage unionization.
The principles of diversity, equity and inclusivity are important, and taking action so that Canadian politics are not dominated by one segment of society is necessary to democratize our institutions.
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If we are to transform the culture of Canadian political institutions, we must take immediate, deliberate and intentional action by engaging more women, BIPOC and marginalized people.
Alexander Hamilton publicly opposed slavery, but research reveals he was also complicit in it.
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Even Colonial-era abolitionists like Alexander Hamilton enjoyed centuries of generational wealth built from slavery.
Pelagos is one of the first trans characters in World of Warcraft.
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It's not proper representation if you have to go hunting for it or if players can choose to leave it out of their gameplay.
Portrait of Betty and Willis Coles by William Bullard from about 1902.
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The camera has long been used to defy a media landscape steeped in negative portrayals of Black families.
Joe Biden has cast his campaign to “restore the soul of America” as an antidote to the turmoil of the Trump presidency.
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Joe Biden has said he wants to create a cabinet that "looks like America." But getting racialized people into powerful positions should be a means to tackle structural inequalities, not a goal in and of itself.
Children’s television has grown increasingly diverse, reflecting an awareness of the importance of inclusion and representation.
A trend towards including more diverse characters has changed children's television, but there's still work to be done, especially when it comes to gender and representation.
The sameness of 'weird' university leaderships creates well-documented risks for the sector and adds to the challenges of ensuring higher education meets future needs.
It is important that children sees themselves in the books that read.
Research shows action is needed to get more kids reading for pleasure – especially those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds.
Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) in House of Cards.
A new wave of productions are proving that there is power and possibility in the menopause
The way this genre represents police is just the tip of the iceberg.
Limited promotion and marketing budgets reinforce false ideas about how well diverse books and writers will sell. This leads to a negative cycle for black, Asian and minority ethnic writers.
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Lampard’s point - that his opportunity to manage was exclusively the result of his own hard work - reinforces the belief that football is meritocratic, which it is not.
The musical re-telling of the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton has been widely praised for its pro-immigrant and anti-colonial sentiments.
It may have a diverse cast but it erases the Black and Indigenous people who were there in the room and relegates women to the sidelines.
Protesters stand outside parliament during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in London.
Matt Hancock's assertion that the cabinet has 'diversity of thought' is not enough to address the sense of disillusionment being expressed on the streets of the UK.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, left, stars in
Never Have I Ever as Devi, a delightful protagonist who has endearing, thoughtful friends with stories of their own, Fabiola (Lee Rodriguez), center, and Eleanor (Ramona Young), right.
"Never Have I Ever" is a fresh, fun and poignant addition to television’s repertoire of coming-of-age stories, especially for stories of Indian teenage girls.
Prime minister Boris Johnson with his new intake MPs.
Participants were asked to choose between white and ethnic minority candidates.
A “very small section’ of the Census Bureau, sometime between 1910 and 1930.
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The results of the 1920 census kicked off a bitter, decadelong political squabble. Could the same happen again in 2020?
American executives only represent a fraction of the workforce.
Hispanic Americans make up just 4.3% of executive positions. They are 17% of the labor force, the largest of any racial minority group.
People have different reasons for not showing up on Election Day.
In the 2016 election, more than a third of Americans didn't vote. What might be keeping them from going to the polls?