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MTV Entertainment Commits $250 Million to Diversify Reality

LOS ANGELES (AP) — MTV Entertainment Group says it’s making a $250 million commitment to spur reality production over the next three years by companies owned and operated by women and people of color. ViacomCBS’ MTV Entertainment, which includes MTV and VH1, will provide funding, staff and other support to foster new ideas that will…

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Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Board Diversity for Listed Companies

NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP) – The Nasdaq stock exchange is seeking U.S. authority to require more diversity in the boardrooms of Nasdaq-listed companies, or to explain why they can not. It is the first major exchange to pursue such a requirement. The proposal filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, if approved,…

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2015 Hispanic Business Conference & Expo Commences at the Orange County Convention Center

by Mellissa Thomas The Orange County Convention Center’s WA2 Hall was electric as Orlando’s corporate leaders and elected officials gathered for the ribbon cutting to kick off the Hispanic Business Conference & Expo 2015 (HBCE 2015) at 2:30 p.m. Friday. HBCE 2015, a joint venture produced by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando…

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Cultural Fusion Theater Productions to Diversify Orlando Culture with Inaugural Play ‘Having Our Say’

by Mellissa Thomas Imagine seeing a bevy of minority-written plays being offered all year round in Orlando, seeing historic and emotionally rich posters and flyers abound for more than two isolated occasions per year. Now, imagine the many business advantages that prospect presents: More plays being produced means more venue calendars get fuller sooner (and…

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