Diversity

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
April 30, 2019 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Free Library's board of trustees has established a committee on diversity and inclusion in response to a City Council request during heated budget hearings two weeks ago. Library officials were back before council Tuesday to report on the new...
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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, answers questions during a presidential forum held by She The People on the Texas State University campus Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Houston.
Michael Wyke/AP Photo
April 25, 2019 - 6:57 am
By Juana Summers and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's decision to enter the Democratic presidential race is causing consternation among some Democrats, particularly women of color, who have been hoping for a nominee who better reflects the nation...
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A recently published study based on 27 years worth of samples from German nature reserves shows a 75 percent reduction in the abundance of flying insects.
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Molly Daly
January 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A recently published study based on 27 years worth of samples from German nature reserves shows a 75 percent reduction in the abundance of flying insects. That, along with a handful of other long-term studies, raises fears that we may be in the midst of an "insect...
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health care
Dreamstime
December 18, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Diversity is being recognized as a major issue in health care. Many medical schools, nursing schools and other training programs are considering diversity as they...
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Mark Luckie
Mark Luckie
November 28, 2018 - 11:30 am
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) -- Facebook has a "black people problem," according to a former black manager at the company. On Tuesday, the manager, vocal diversity advocate Mark S. Luckie, made public a memo he sent to Facebook's global staff before leaving the company on November 16...
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Hadas Kuznits
October 13, 2018 - 7:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Please Touch Museum held "Drag Queen Storytime" Saturday, as they played host to the Outfest Family Festival. "How's everybody doing today,” asked Philadelphia drag queen Brittany Lynn. “Make some noise!" Lynn, dressed in full makeup and heels, attended Saturday’...
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Amal Clooney and Serena Williams
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Melony Roy
October 11, 2018 - 9:20 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 15th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women will host more than 12,000 attendees at the Convention Center for a full day of networking, inspiration and professional development on Friday, Oct. 12. Leaders, thinkers, and innovators — some of the region's most...
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Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to supporters after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.
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August 15, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Steve Peoples and Kyle Potter, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont,...
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama, left, delivers his speech at the 16th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
AP Photo/Themba Hadebe
July 17, 2018 - 8:51 am
UPDATED 11:34 a.m. By Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Without ever mentioning President Donald Trump by name, former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at "strongman politics" in his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to...
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The historic gate of the famous Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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July 03, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Laura Jarrett and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration is planning to rescind a set of Obama-era policies that promote using race to achieve diversity in schools, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN. While the decision does not change current US law on affirmative action, it...
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