Diversifying the Publishing Industry
While the We Need Diverse Books movement continues to gain momentum, the fact remains that publishing houses are staffed by predominantly white, middle class individuals. Low salaries, unpaid internships, and the preference given to graduates of elite publishing courses are just a few of the obstacles to diversity that have yet to be addressed.
So how does the industry move forward and do better? Right now, publishing seems to be struggling with the difference between words and actions. (Publishers Weekly)