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Diagnostic Gaps: Skin Comes In Many Shades And So Do Rashes

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A new study found that investors were significantly more likely to bet a company's stock price was going to increase if the company had more women on staff compared with other companies. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has written a children's book called Just Ask! inspired by her desire to help kids embrace diversity. "If you don't know why someone's doing something, just ask them," she says. "Don't assume the worst in people." Rafael López/Philomel Books hide caption

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'Just Ask!' Says Sonia Sotomayor. She Knows What It's Like To Feel Different

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Researchers in Nigeria are participating in an African effort to develop a biobank that reflects the rich genetic diversity of Africa. Yann Arthus-Bertrand/Getty Images hide caption

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Lack Of Diversity In Genetic Databases Hampers Research

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Overall in medical research, the proportion of participants with non-European ancestry is only about 20 percent, says Columbia University bioethicist Sandra Soo-Jin Lee. And that's a problem. Tek Image/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption

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Kerrilyn Gibson designed prototypes for an Afro hair emoji. Kerrilyn Gibson hide caption

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One Woman Wants To Create This: *Insert Afro Emoji Here*

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Creative Differences: The Benefits Of Reaching Out To People Unlike Ourselves

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Federal Reserve Board Gov. Lael Brainard says a growing body of research suggests that diversity leads to better decision-making. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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The Push To Break Up The Boys' Club At The Fed

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies event in May. On Tuesday, the departments of Justice and Education announced that they have retracted documents that advised schools on how they could legally consider race in admissions and other decisions. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Dr. Katie Merriam, an OB-GYN resident in Charlotte, N.C., says she loves her mostly female work environment but also appreciates having male colleagues. Alex Olgin/WFAE hide caption

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Male OB-GYNs Are Rare, But Is That A Problem?

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The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has worked to make diversity a priority. In recent years, the museum has seen an increase in the percentage of nonwhite visitors. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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How An Art Museum Is Reaching A More Diverse Audience

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