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Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores on Tuesday for anti-bias training

The Associated Press Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is...

UAB’s Dr. Mona Fouad elected to National Academy of Medicine

By Kendra Carter UAB News Mona N. Fouad, M.D., professor and director of the Division of Preventive Medicine in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School...

New University of Alabama diversity chief sets goals

The Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — G. Christine Taylor, the University of Alabama’s vice president and associate provost for diversity, equity and inclusion, is...

Birmingham International Church lives up to its name

By Erica Wright For the Birmingham Times The Rev. Ron Higey is certified as both a pastor and a counselor. That helped with the healing process...

This urban charter school increased its black and Latino STEM graduates...

By Stuart Miller The Hechinger Report NEWARK, N.J. — Tahiv McGee spent Fridays during his senior year of high school at Rutgers University-Newark, where he worked...

Diversity in tech: Lots of attention, little progress

By Barbara Ortutay Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The tech industry brought us self-driving cars, artificial intelligence and 3-D printers. But when it comes to...

Jefferson County sheriff’s office focuses on public safety with diverse group...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale wants his office to mirror the community it serves. The new class of sheriff’s deputies reflects...

UAB earns national honor for commitment to diversity, inclusion

By Tyler Greer UAB News The University of Alabama at Birmingham has received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine,...

Idris Elba: Lack Of Diversity Is Not Just A US Problem

LONDON (AP) — A lack of diversity in films and television is not just an American problem, according to actor Idris Elba. Hollywood’s Academy of...

One Day Supplier Diversity Training to Take Place at Birmingham...

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) and Skye Connect Incorporated have partnered to present a one-day supplier diversity training entitled The Business Imperative of Economic...

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