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Diversity

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Apple Wants To Add Ethnic Emojis

After criticism and calls for ethnic diversity, Apple wants to add some new emoji faces.

03/26/2014

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

Jesse Jackson To Take On Lack Of Diversity At Silicon Valley Tech Firms

Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to lead a delegation to the Hewlett Packard annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to bring attention to Silicon Valley’s poor record of including blacks and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding.

03/18/2014

San Jose Fire Department truck

San Jose Fire Department To Hold First Recruiting Class In Five Years

The San Jose Fire Department is planning on holding a recruitment class early next year, a significant event as it will be the first one held in the city in five years.

05/27/2013

Former UC regent Ward Connerly attends the 'Increase Diversity Bake Sale' put on by Republican students at UC Berkeley, September 27, 2011. (CBS)

Republican ‘Diversity’ Bake Sale, Counter-Protest Held At UC Berkeley

A bake sale by Berkeley College Republicans Tuesday that was aimed at satirizing race-based admissions generated heated debates and counter-protests but no major problems.

09/27/2011

Santa Clara City Council

Santa Clara’s All White City Council Draws Fire

A lawsuit may soon be filed challenging Santa Clara’s all white City Council. In response, the city is forming a committee to see if changes need to be made to its city charter.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/14/2011

(CBS)

Controversy Brews Over Gender Diversity Lessons At Oakland School

An East Bay elementary school’s gender diversity lesson using all-girl geckos and transgender clownfish has caused a stir.

KPIX 5–05/24/2011

(AP)

Wikipedia Aims For Diversity On 10th Anniversary

As the online encyclopedia, Wikipedia nears its 10th birthday on Saturday, its leaders are seeking a more diverse group of editors.

CBS San Francisco–01/12/2011

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Stanford’s Pre-Med Diversity Program Is Back

Stanford has revived a program aimed at increasing the number of minority students seeking admission to its medical school. That number had essentially fallen flat over the last 20 years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/09/2010

U.C. Enrollment Still Not Reflecting CA's Diversity

The University of California continues to make strides toward enrolling a more diverse student population, but a new report finds the U.C. system still has work to do. This latest report looks at fall 2010 […]

07/15/2010