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Why So Few Black Presenters at Social Media Conferences?

America has become more diverse than ever (ask the Republican Party) – and yet even the new media experts seem to be clinging to a racial version of America that does not reflect the reality. If you look closely at the speaker and panel lineups, you might imagine that it’s 1950 all over again.

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Posted by normbond - February 11, 2014 at 7:46 pm

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Walmart Latest Company to Sever Ties With Paula Deen

According to a Walmart statement, “We are ending our relationship with Paula Deen Enterprises and we will not place new orders beyond those already committed.”

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Posted by normbond - June 27, 2013 at 10:37 am

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VideoActive: Tapping into the Urban Dollar

Want to reach the “urban market”? The hows, whys and why nots are discussed in this controversial segment of VideoActive.

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Posted by normbond - July 11, 2012 at 11:30 pm

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AT&T to pay Muslim woman $5 Million in harassment case

A former Kansas City woman who converted to Islam in 2005 said she was harassed for years at AT&T, and that the abuse boiled over in 2008 when her boss snatched her head scarf and exposed her hair. Susann Bashir sued, and this week a Jackson County jury awarded her $5 million in punitive damages against Southwestern Bell/AT&T.

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Posted by normbond - May 6, 2012 at 9:12 am

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Walmart’s Tony Rogers: ‘Blow Up’ Your Multicultural Budget

“I’ve come to the conclusion that if you really want to be serious about multicultural, one way to do it is just blow up the multicultural budget,” Mr. Rogers said. “Take the multicultural budget out of a silo and push it out into the business units.

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Posted by normbond - November 11, 2011 at 1:01 am

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Multicultural Is the Wave of the Future

Changes in demographics, marketing tools and corporate expertise have made multicultural marketing more relevant than ever.

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Posted by normbond - September 20, 2011 at 2:26 am

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Ad Agencies Pursue “New” General Market

“We’re saying the new reality is that it’s more of a cross-cultural world, a mash-up of cultures.”

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Posted by normbond - July 18, 2011 at 12:54 pm

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Job Bias Charges Hit Record High in Fiscal Year 2010

Private sector workplace discrimination charge filings with the EEOC nationwide hit an unprecedented level of 99,922 during fiscal year (FY) 2010.

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Posted by normbond - January 18, 2011 at 12:15 pm

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Will Aishwarya Rai Sue Elle India Over Skin Lightening?

The Times of India is reporting that sources close to Bachchan say she is considering a lawsuit against the magazine if she finds that, after further investigation, they did in fact digitally lighten her skin tone.

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Posted by normbond - January 11, 2011 at 6:47 pm

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The Cost of Ignorance By Ladan Nikravan

Culturally naive business managers are allowing their organizations to lose millions of dollars in lost opportunities due to cultural misunderstandings, which are leading to the mismanagement of employees. Miscommunication and a lack of cross-cultural understanding are two main barriers organizations face when it comes to working globally.

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Posted by normbond - January 4, 2011 at 11:03 pm

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