cultural diversity

Meryl Streep Claim 'We're All From Africa' Ignites Social Media Storm (vid) 2

Meryl Streep Claim ‘We’re All From Africa’ Ignites Social Media Storm (vid)

Meryl Streep is being called on the carpet, and it isn’t red. The three-time Oscar winner was responding to a question about the all-white makeup of the international film jury at the Berlin Film Festival. Her comments touched off a social media backlash today (Feb. 11). The subject of national origin today is a cultural flash point. The lack of diversity in Hollywood has been a hot button issue for years. ...
Fox News Host Foments Racist Backlash to New Miss America 4

Fox News Host Foments Racist Backlash to New Miss America

Nina Davuluri became the first American of Indian descent to be crowned Miss America in an unconventional year for the tradition-bound pageant, which saw its first tattooed contestant and first woman to compete with a knee brace. Predictably, Davuluri’s heritage sparked a series of racist responses on Twitter that have been getting the lion’s share of media attention....