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.
For many, the question of whether to accept refugees into the United States comes down to politics. For many Jews – as well as Muslims and Christians – it is “a matter of moral commitment.”
Smoke hangs over the scorched remains of Old Town Plaza Nov. 15 following the wildfire in Paradise, Calif. Most homes are gone, as are hundreds of shops and other buildings. The supermarket, the hardware store, Dolly-O-Donuts & Gifts, where locals started their day with a blueberry fritter and a quick bit of gossip, all gone....
As sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is raising questions about the long-lasting implications of teenage behavior, young people today raised amid social media reflect on the consequences of their actions.
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.
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.