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First Lady Michelle Obama delivered farewell address praising diversity

In Emotional Valediction, First Lady Praises America’s ‘Glorious’ Diversity

“If you or your parents are immigrants, know that you are part of a proud American tradition: the infusion of new cultures, talents and ideas, generation after generation, that has made us the greatest country on earth,” the First Lady said in her farewell address.

January 8, 2017

Trump’s Efforts To Influence Debate Moderator Selection Seem To Have Paid Off

Donald Trump’s accusations of media bias seem to have paid off as the Commission on Presidential Debates moderator selections for the 2016 presidential debates will include a moderator from Fox News for the first time, but will notably lack Latino representation.

September 4, 2016
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Emmy Nods Reflect Push For Diversity On TV

Expect a lot of the attention to focus on the Best Actress in a Drama category, as two black women are nominated — Viola Davis in “How to Get Away With Murder” and Taraji P. Henson in “Empire.”

July 20, 2015

Adrianne Wadewitz, Scholar Who Helped Diversify Wikipedia, Dies At 37

By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — When Adrianne Wadewitz became a Wikipedia contributor 10 years ago she decided to use a pseudonym, certain that fellow scholars at Indiana University would frown on writing for the often-maligned “free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.” But Wadewitz eventually came out as a Wikipedian, the term the […]

April 24, 2014