"It's 2019. It's America. There's no excuses," Wajahat Ali, a contributing op-ed writer for The New York Times, wrote on Twitter.
AOC called the wrestler's words a "promising peek into what growth looks like in our national discourse on race."
The South Bend, Indiana, mayor is polling at 0 percent of the black vote In South Carolina, an important primary state where black voters make up 61 percent of the primary electorate.
If the gatekeepers to opportunity present opportunity with a language that women, people of color, queer folks, and other minorities have been systemically taught to dissociate themselves from, they will struggle to see themselves taking advantage of said opportunity. They will not answer the door when opportunity comes knocking because they will assume the knock was meant for someone else.
Last year, Sara Reynolds found herself among the brightest minds of her generation at a blockchain conference for students at the University of California, Berkeley. But when she looked around the auditorium, she noticed something: Nearly all the attendees were white men.
"We have to step up our game," Republican Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida said.
"When I was reading this letter that was kind of released today, my main concern was that there is no vision, there is no common value, there is no goal that is really articulated in this letter aside from we need to change," Ocasio-Cortez said.
The Financial Times has developed a system to automatically check if its reporters are including enough women's voices in their stories.
Donald Trump's White House has faced frequent criticism for its lack of diversity.
A new report says there's still not enough inclusivity in the science fiction/superhero genres.
"...the GOP looks like the America of 1950. The motto of the Republican Party should be: diversify or die," said Brad Bannon, a Democratic political analyst.
The continuing practice of choosing overwhelmingly white intern classes highlights the current administration's practice of including few people of color, whether it be as interns or as official employees.
"#CrazyRichAsians is the number 1 movie in America. Yes we are. Read that again," Jon M. Chu, the film's director, tweeted.
Liberal political commentator and attorney Angela Rye said one reason for the lack of diversity in the White House is that "nobody wants to go work for a racist."
President Trump's Supreme Court pick may determine the future of race-conscious admissions.
It is not the first time a lack of diversity surrounding President Donald Trump has been noted.
Seth Grossman, a "Make America Great Again" candidate who clinched a surprise win last week in South New Jersey's Republican congressional primary, is coming under national scrutiny for saying that "the whole idea of diversity is a bunch of crap and un-American."
"Young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen," the former first lady tweeted.
This suit comes on the heels of another filed by a group of women alleging gender discrimination.
The Academy Award-winning actress stars as a warrior in the upcoming superhero movie 'Black Panter.'
Without Omarosa Manigault Newman, Ben Carson may be the highest-ranking black White House staffer.
Congressman Steve King tweeted on Friday that America's strength has nothing to do with diversity.