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Why White Managers Must Take On The Work of Code-Switching Now

Why White Managers Must Take On The Work of Code-Switching Now

BY S. MITRA KALITA—March 24, 2021 A certain diversity memo is clearly making the rounds: Read books on anti-racism, hire more Black people, check in on your staffers of color. But then what? Much of the advice in business columns is geared toward white managers trying...

A Case For Black Imagination

A Case For Black Imagination

By Geoff McHenry—Jan. 6 2021 I remember June 2020 like it was yesterday. Every top executive at every company in the country, looked at their black employees and asked a different version of the same question: “What can we do to support you and people like you?” In...

Nike Anti-Racism Video Goes Viral, Sparks Controversy in Japan

Nike Anti-Racism Video Goes Viral, Sparks Controversy in Japan

By Kyodo News—Dec. 7 2020 A Nike Japan video highlighting bullying and racism in Japan has sparked furious backlash online, with many posting pledges to boycott the sportswear brand for painting the nation in a negative light. The two-minute video titled "The Future...

Latinx Leaders Advancing Educational & Racial Equity

Latinx Leaders Advancing Educational & Racial Equity

By Laura Zingg—Sept. 14, 2020 The Latinx community is not a monolith, but full of rich complexity and history. This community includes individuals with roots in dozens of countries worldwide and those with multiple racial identities, cultural, and linguistic...

Faces of Power: 80% Are White, Even as U.S. Becomes More Diverse

Faces of Power: 80% Are White, Even as U.S. Becomes More Diverse

By Denise Lu, Jon Huang, Ashwin Seshagiri, Haeyoun Park and Troy Griggs—Sept. 9, 2020 The most powerful people in the United States pass our laws, run Hollywood’s studios and head the most prestigious universities. They own pro sports teams and determine who goes to...