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William 'Rick' Singer leaves Boston Federal Court after being charged with racketeering conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and obstruction of justice on March 12, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Singer is among several charged in an alleged college admissions scam involving parents, ACT and SAT administrators and coaches at universities including Stanford, Georgetown, Yale, and the University of Southern California.

Students in the college admissions scandal were told to lie about their race on their applications

The wealthy families involved in the college admissions scandal were advised to have their students claim they were racial minorities to improve their chances of getting into top colleges.
West Point is set to graduate its largest group of black female cadets in its 217-year history.

West Point is about to graduate its largest class of black women in its 217-year history

Thirty-two black female cadets will graduate from the United States Military Academy on May 25.
A woman holds a sign reading in English, "Latinos For Trump" at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 21, 2016.

Nearly half of Republicans say it bothers them to hear a foreign language in public

The poll also found 34% of whites, 25% of blacks, 24% of Asians, and 13% of Hispanics would be bothered by hearing a foreign language spoken publicly.
Microsoft CFO Amy Hood

Some people inside Microsoft are openly proclaiming that women’s thoughts aren’t as suited to engineering as men’s

This debate has already reached the top of the company, even as Microsoft has been successfully defending itself against a lawsuit by a group of women.
The technology company Nvidia, whose employees are shown here, is ranked among the best companies in terms of transparency regarding employee data like pay equity.

Only 18 out of 890 major US companies are fully transparent on worker issues — and that openness is helping them grow their bottom line

Paul Tudor Jones' nonprofit Just Capital has measured which companies are best at reporting employee benefits and equal pay.

Google’s chief diversity officer is leaving the company following a string of controversies

Danielle Brown is departing Google following a string of controversies, which included the Google Walkout.
Nilka Thomas, Lyft's vice president of talent and inclusion.

A day in the life of a Lyft vice president, who wakes up at 6 a.m. and rarely spends a minute at her desk

There's never a dull moment for Nilka Thomas, Lyft's vice president of talent and inclusion.
Jordan Peele with the cast of his "Us," his newest movie: Lupita Nyong'o, Evan Alex, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and Winston Duke.

Jordan Peele says he doesn’t see himself ever casting a white male lead: ‘I’ve seen that movie’

The "Get Out" director is currently promoting his second directorial effort, "Us," a horror movie starring Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke.
Open Source Initiative board members. Front row, L-R: Simon Phipps (Board President), Josh Simmons (Board Treasurer), Carol Smith (Board Secretary) Back row, L-R: Italo Vignoli, Faidon Liambotis, Molly de Blanc, Richard Fontana, Patrick Masson, Chris Lamb.

A group of women trying to change the sexist culture of open source software have been harassed online

Online harassment and a lack of inclusion are issues in the open source space, and the board elections for the Open Source Initiative showcase this.
"Women equality and diversity are key drivers for the global economy, wealth managementand companies' returns," wrote researchers for Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

If we closed the gender gap by 2025, the global economy could see a $28 trillion windfall

Hiring and promoting more women would be a major boost for the economy