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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Wins First Round In Discrimination Case Against Multi-Billion-Dollar Spirits Conglomerate Diageo

Sean “Diddy” Combs is celebrating a small victory in his fight against multi-billion-dollar spirits conglomerate Diageo.

Shanique Yates

Sep 8, 2023

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs On Not Having Equity In Cîroc: 'I Don’t Have Any Regrets Because The Journey Was The Most Important'

Sean “Diddy” Combs’ history with Diageo could be a sign that even at the top of the mountain, there remains barriers to overcome as a Black entrepreneur.

Samantha Dorisca

Sep 7, 2023

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Accuses Multi-Billion-Dollar Spirits Conglomerate Diageo Of 'Illegal And Outrageous Retaliation'

More claims against multi-billion-dollar spirits conglomerate Diageo have arisen from Sean “Diddy” Combs.

Shanique Yates

Jul 21, 2023

Diageo Looks To Drop Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Following His Claims Of Alleged Racial Discrimination

Spirits brand Diageo is sharing its side of the story on the partnership with Sean “Diddy” Combs.

Samantha Dorisca

Jun 27, 2023

Diddy Sues Spirits Giant Diageo, Claims Racial Discrimination And Neglect Of His Tequila Brand DeLeón

Diddy believes that DeLeón, his tequila brand, deserves more backing, so he’s taking a stand.

Ngozi Nwanji

May 31, 2023

Former Bulleit Blender Eboni Major Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Diageo

As always, it is much cheaper to just not be racist. Former Bulleit blender, Eboni Major has filed a lawsuit against spirits giant, Diageo, the owner of the whiskey brand, for disparate treatment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation based on race. The claim says that the actions of the company violate the New York City Human Rights Law. Per reports made by Whiskey Raiders, the suit suggests that Major, who is a Black woman, faced “sever and pervasive discrimination,” which includes unfair treatment versus her white women counterparts. The case highlights that the treatment specifically included imbalanced compensation and expectation as well as the fact that her work was often credited to white employees.

Shanique Yates

Apr 14, 2022

Meet The Spirits Industry Vets Helping The Black Community Generate $2B In Economic Value In The U.S.

Diageo is on a mission to diversify the spirits industry! According to a press release, the global leader in beverage alcohol has teamed up with industry veterans Dia Simms and Erin Harris in order to build an inclusive and diverse economic initiative with the goal of creating the next generation of diverse entrepreneurs, executive leaders, and founders in both a sustainable and scalable way. Pronghorn is the name of the all-new partnership and it will create a standalone business with a primary focus on expanding diversity, equity, and inclusion within the spirits industry. “Diversifying the industry accelerates innovation and competitiveness, and our strategic approach to recruit, retain and advance the Black community and communities of color within the industry alongside Diageo North America couldn’t be more necessary and timely,” said Pronghorn co-founder, Erin Harris in a statement. “We understand first-hand the importance of being motivated and the critical need for ownership...

Shanique Yates

May 27, 2021