As Kentucky lawmakers push anti-DEI bills, Black scholars define diversity

BY: - February 22, 2024

FRANKFORT — Against the backdrop of the Kentucky General Assembly considering a couple of bills that would limit diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in education, a panelist of Black scholars and academics met to define the state’s past and present with DEI.  The discussion concluded the Kentucky Legislative Black Caucus’ annual Black History Speakers Series […]

Poll finds majority of Kentucky voters think DEI should be left up to businesses, institutions

BY: - February 13, 2024

A majority of Kentucky voters believe businesses and institutions should make their own decisions regarding diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs without politicians’ input, a new poll found.  According to results released Tuesday by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, a poll of 625 registered Kentucky voters found 71% believe businesses and institutions should be […]

U.S. House Republicans probe DEI policies in the military

BY: - January 12, 2024

WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. House lawmakers, led by Rep. Glenn Grothman of Wisconsin, conducted a hearing Thursday to examine the possibility that “wokeness” hurts U.S. military readiness and effectiveness. The winding, over two-hour hearing by a subpanel of the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability broached topics including, but not limited to, recruitment, benefits for […]