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.

"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. That’s good advice—provided 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
It’s unfortunate, but often in families of color, color plays an important role. My family is Honduran. My siblings and cousins come in every color – from dark-haired, dark-eyed to blond-haired, blue-eyed. In my nuclear family, although we’re 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.  It’s 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...

"A Positive Attitude Makes All the Difference" By Naomi Fraser

Monday March 31, 2014 PM
“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill I confess it took me a moment to recognize the brilliance in this quote, its insight into achievement and its relevance to women’s history month. I believe this quote speaks to the courage and perseverance required to overcome challenges ... Read more...

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