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Mary Emily O'Hara

Diversity and Inclusion Reporter
Mary Emily O'Hara is a diversity and inclusion reporter. O'Hara specializes in covering LGBTQ+ issues and other underrepresented communities. They previously worked at Into, them., MSNBC and NBC News, the Daily Dot and Vice. In 2016, O'Hara won an NLGJA (National Association of LGBTQ Journalists) award for their coverage of transgender healthcare apps and is known for breaking the story of the nation's first legally nonbinary person obtaining legal status that same year. Their continued coverage ultimately helped lead at least 11 U.S. states to add gender-neutral options to driver's licenses and ID cards.

Washington NFL Team Asks Fans to Create New Name and Logo

The former Redskins take their rebranding to the people.

Why WNBA Players Are Wearing Breonna Taylor’s Name on Their Jerseys

#SayHerName campaign has lined up a series of brand and celebrity partnerships.

Why Black Nike Employees and Their Allies Are Protesting Every Day at Lunchtime

Frustrated Nike workers called on organizers from Portland's Justice Center protests.

Exclusive: Black Lives Matter Founders to Be Honored at Adcolor Awards

Adcolor's 2020 conference and awards ceremony, dubbed Adcolor Everywhere, takes place online Sept. 8-10.

Consumers Are Buying More From Black-Owned Businesses Following Global Protests

There has also been a spike in new ventures popping up, like 15 Percent Pledge and Consider Something Better.

How ‘My Black Receipt’ Tracked Millions in Spending to Black-Owned Brands in Just 17 Days

My Black Receipt's next move is partnering with Kroger to help shoppers find Black-owned grocery brands.

CEOs Asked to Pledge Disability Inclusion at Their Companies

Sunday marked the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, with renewed focus on workplace accessibility.

This Year’s 50 Things List From the 3% Movement Tackles Racism

Ahead of next week's 3% Conference, the 3% Movement offers clear, actionable steps for creating a more equitable workplace.

Washington Redskins Share Underwhelming New Team Name and Logo on Social Media

The franchise has temporarily renamed itself the Washington Football Team and has removed its disembodied Native American head logo.

ANA Launches List of Diversity-Certified Agencies

By the end of 2020, there will be no excuse for not being able to find a multicultural shop.