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.
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Workers pull pipes from an oil well in 2016 near Crescent, Okla. The oil industry wants to attract a new, more diverse generation of workers, but a history of racism and sexism makes that difficult.
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Google executives say their company is committed to inclusion, after an engineer's criticisms of its diversity efforts sparked conversations outside the company this weekend.
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Pedestrians walk through Rockefeller Center in New York City. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Asian population recently grew by 3 percent to 21.4 million and people who identified as being of two or more races grew by 3 percent to 8.5 million.