“It’s Embarrassing To Be Affiliated With It.” Rachel Lindsay Speaks On The Lack Of Diversity In “The Bachelor” Franchise

Source: Paras Griffin / Getty “The Bachelorette” contestant Rachel Lindsay is using her platform as the first Black Bachelorette to speak out against the ABC franchise’s lack of diverse leads for both “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” In an interview … Read more…

Beauty Companies Are Revealing Diversity Statistics and Efforts in #PullUpOrShutUp Challenge

Beauty brands are sharing their employee diversity statistics in response to the #PullUpOrShutUp challenge. The challenge was created by Uoma Beauty founder Sharon Chuter in response to the Black Lives Matter movement. Here are 12 brands’ responses. Allure BEST DEAL … Read more…

Rachel Lindsay Says She’ll Cut Ties With ‘The Bachelor’ Unless ‘Embarrassing’ Diversity Issues Are Fixed

After 24 “Bachelor” contestants and 15 “Bachelorettes,” the franchise’s sole Black lead, Rachel Lindsay, is ready to dissociate with ABC’s reality series entirely if they don’t immediately address their problem with diversity. “In 40 seasons [‘The Bachelor’] had one Black … Read more…

SoftBank created a minority-focused fund, but diversity has not been part of its larger vision

SoftBank’s $ 100 million Opportunity Fund for minority-owned businesses is one of the first large funds created in response to nationwide protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd. But it’s about 0.1% the size of SoftBank’s Vision Fund, which … Read more…

Gabrielle Union Speaks Out as ‘America’s Got Talent’ Investigation Praises Its Own ‘Diversity’

Months after NBC launched a formal investigation into the on-set environment of America’s Got Talent, the results are in. The network, along with producers Fremantle and Syco, released a statement Wednesday that mostly patted themselves on the back. “While the … Read more…