Three Leagues, 92 Teams And Only One Black Principal Owner

Source: Mona Chalabi/FiveThirtyEight Richard Lapchick, director of the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida, has collated and published statistics on the demographics of most major sports leagues. In October, Lapchick published data on diversity in the NBA, the NFL and MLB in 2013. We’ve pulled the numbers to show how the diversity of the NBA’s ownership structure …

Ask the White Guy: Why Did Donald Sterling Get a Pass Until Now?

Source: Luke Visconti/DiversityInc. Luke Visconti is the founder and CEO of DiversityInc. Although the title of his column is meant to be humorous, the issues he addresses and the answers he gives to questions are serious—and based on his 16 years of experience publishing DiversityInc. Click here to send your own question to Luke. Q. Donald Sterling has been an openly misogynistic, womanizing …

Cause for Change: Legal Diversity Pursued by Legal Leaders

. According to the American Bar Association, the legal field is the least diverse profession in the United States.  That sad reality — and the proven fact that diversity improves the product for a client, enriches the work environment, and enhances the overall image and morale of our country — should prompt all segments of the legal profession to implement a program to …

Legal Diversity Pipeline Program Highlighted

High school students in a federal courtroom. Students in a federal court as part of the legal training seminar. TULSA, Oklahoma – Tulsa students from McLain, Booker T and Rogers high schools took part in an all day legal training seminar to show them career opportunities in the legal field. Tulsa attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons says the seminar was his way …