Diversity Blog

The Diversity blog brings you personal content in the voices of our talented contributors who share how they are making an impact within their community, at our company and in the world.

"So I'm a Writer Now, Right?" by Chris Maddox

Tuesday October 28, 2014 PM
When do you feel like youíve arrived at being a bonafide writer? I took a while to come to terms with this, because I didnít want to feel like I hijacked the title. For example, you can only say you are a doctor when youíre literally performing medical procedures, not ... Read more...

"Making Mirrors at CBS Entertainment Diversity" by Brennon Mendez

Monday August 04, 2014 PM
"You know how vampires have no reflections in a mirror? There's this idea that monsters don't have reflections in a mirror.† And what I've always thought isn't that monsters don't have reflections in a mirror. It's that if you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, ... Read more...

"Follow Your Dream & Other Frivolous Advice." by Dayo Adesokan

Tuesday May 13, 2014 PM
I address this to the blog-weary aspiring writer in desperate need of inspiration: Follow your dream. Thatís good adviceóprovided the intended recipient has never seen a bumper sticker, listened to popular music, attended a motivational speech, or watched any of the irresponsibly optimistic Western programming responsible for the millennial generation. The polite ... Read more...

"Brown is Beautiful" By Daireen Galeano

Thursday April 24, 2014 PM
Itís unfortunate, but often in families of color, color plays an important role. My family is Honduran. My siblings and cousins come in every color Ė from dark-haired, dark-eyed to blond-haired, blue-eyed. In my nuclear family, although weíre all brown-eyed brunettes, my parents, sister and one of my brothers are ... Read more...

" I Don't Need Clothes. Or a Real Name. I Have a Camera." By Philip Buiser

Thursday April 24, 2014 PM
There is a boy in a village atop a mountain in Laos.† His name is Jimmy.† Itís not his real name.† One of the guys from the nonprofit called him that once, and the name stuck.† Jimmy was tiny, maybe three years old at the time, and during my two ... Read more...

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