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A portrait of black lives in Suffolk – in pictures

Black Suffolk is a series of portraits by photographer John Ferguson of people from Suffolk’s African-Caribbean community. The pictures will be on display in an outdoor exhibition in central Ipswich from 30 July and throughout August. Ferguson said: ‘I have produced a new collection of portraits which explore the concept of home for a diversity […]

Employee engagement platform Culture Amp raises $100M at a $1.5B valuation – TechCrunch

Culture Amp was founded in 2009 to let companies conduct anonymous employee surveys, but since then, its focus has expanded to helping employers turn the data they collect into action. The company announced today it has raised $100 million in Series F funding, led by returning investors Sequoia Capital India and TDM Growth Partners. The […]

Activision Blizzard employees walk out over harassment and ‘frat boy’ culture allegations

Employees of Activision Blizzard, the video game company that produces World of Warcraft and Call of Duty, staged a walkout Wednesday morning to call for better working conditions as the company faces allegations of a “frat boy” culture and severe harassment and discrimination against female workers. The California department of fair employment and housing (DFEH) […]

Video game company Activision Blizzard sued over ‘frat boy culture’ allegations

The video game company behind World of Warcraft and Candy Crush is being sued over allegations of its “frat boy culture” and treatment toward its female employees. California’s department of fair employment and housing (DFEH) filed suit against Activision Blizzard Inc in California’s superior court after a two-year investigation into the company revealed discrimination against […]

My generation: four decades of British youth – in pictures

My Mother and Me (2018), from the series Young, Married and Migrated by Maryam Wahid British-born artist Wahid draws on personal photos of her mother and aunt at their traditional Pakistani weddings in the 1980s, to explore the contrast between their transitions from youth to adulthood and her own. Wahid’s series of self-portraits in her […]

Activision Blizzard Sued By California For Allegedly Allowing “Frat Boy’ Workplace Culture

A lawsuit claiming Santa Monica, Calif. game manufacturer Activision Blizzard, the makers of Call of Duty, created a workplace environment where sexual harassment and discrimination flourished has been filed after a two-year investigation. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said in its lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, that Activision allowed a […]

Disney’s upcoming movie ‘Encanto’ explores Colombian culture and charm

This fall, Colombia’s charm will take over the screens with the theatrical release of Encanto on Nov 24, 2021. The movie is the latest computer-animated musical fantasy comedy film by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Under the direction of Byron Howard and Jared Bush and songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the studio just released the first […]

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