Corporate Landlord Evicts Black Renters At Far Higher Rates Than Whites, Report Finds: The Private Equity Stakeholder Project tracked corporate landlord eviction filings in Georgia, and found racial disparity. The eviction filings rate four times as high in majority-Black counties.
The ‘Broadband Gap’ Is Now a Housing Problem: If we're talking about equity, we're most certainly talking about access. Many people eligible for Covid-era rent assistance have trouble navigating a “tangled web” of agencies because they don't have reliable internet access.
Grammys release an inclusion addendum ensuring a diverse 2022 show: Grammy producers will be required to audition, interview and hire onstage and offstage people from groups that have been historically and systematically excluded from the industry.
(Source: Market Watch)
Netflix is in the middle of a diversity crisis: Netflix's reputation for championing diversity has been called into question from its handling of the controversy that followed the release of Dave Chapelle's comedy special. Netflix's co-CEO escalated the controversy with his response, when experts explain he could have used the moment to learn and involve trans and queer communities.
(Source: Business Insider)
Fresh strides in equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging: Sherri Charleston reflects on her first years as chief diversity and inclusion officer at Harvard. She shares the steps she's taken, and a Community Update providing a timeline of progress and perhaps a model to follow.
(Source: Harvard Gazette)