From Buffalo Sabres president Kim Pegula to Toronto Maple Leafs assistant director of player development Hayley Wickenheiser, National Hockey League teams are hiring women for management positions to more accurately reflect the gender diversity of their fanbases.
Following Serena Williams's altercation with an umpire at the US Open final, other black women have described similar experiences in which they were told to 'watch their tone.' Many say they face unrealistic and stifling expectations for behavior in the workplace.
On Sunday night, Nia Imani Franklin became the first woman in Miss America history to win the crown without donning a swimsuit. Ms. Franklin believes the change will empower more young women to get involved in the scholarship competition.
The release of Nike's "Just Do It" 30th anniversary campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL player known for protesting police brutality during the national anthem, has divided fans. Some called for boycotting Nike and destroying its products, while other commended the company's controversial decision.
In a deeply divided neighborhood of Chicago, white and black families traditionally didn't mingle. But that's beginning to change after the arrival of Art on Sedgwick, an art studio that has become somewhat of a community center.
Marlin Briscoe was the first African-American to start as an American Football League quarterback in 1968 while playing for the Denver Broncos. Today, 50 years later, Mr. Briscoe, reflects on what's changed for black professional athletes – and what hasn't.
Spectactors attend the opening of the Lumiere 2018 Grand Lyon Film Festival, in Lyon, France, Oct. 13.
Affordable housing is proving difficult to come by in the nation's fast-developing capital. But some residents are finding a solution through housing cooperatives where tenants can collectively purchase their building, enabling low-income earners to remain within city limits.
2016 was Chicago’s most violent year in nearly two decades, with more murders than New York and Los Angeles combined. But the city has made impressive strides toward becoming a safer place – and Englewood is leading the way.