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U.S. Businesses Must Take Meaningful Action Against Racism

On Jun 1, 2020
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"You might be tempted to rest on the laurels of your organizations’ diversity statements and active employee resource groups. But that is not enough." https://t.co/oLkZ8BePxi @alignmentquest @Ellavate_
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Here’s what leaders can do today.

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On Jun 1, 2020
@GretchenMarg shared
"You might be tempted to rest on the laurels of your organizations’ diversity statements and active employee resource groups. But that is not enough." https://t.co/oLkZ8BePxi @alignmentquest @Ellavate_
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W. Kamau Bell: The land of 'Happy Days,' Harley Davidson ... and racism

W. Kamau Bell: The land of 'Happy Days,' Harley Davidson ... and racism

W. Kamau Bell writes, Milwaukee regularly comes up number one on lists of America's most segregated cities. If that surprises you, you are not alone. Most people who don't know Milwaukee ...

Police violence in America: six years after Ferguson, George Floyd's killing shows little has changed

Police violence in America: six years after Ferguson, George Floyd's killing shows little has changed

In 2014, Michael Brown’s killing by white police prompted talk of reform – but the country has failed to stanch the bleeding

Before #BlackLivesMatter: The Roots of Black Digital Activism

Before #BlackLivesMatter: The Roots of Black Digital Activism

From the beginnings of computing, technology has been used to oppress or to liberate Black Americans.

Black lives matter: Now what?

Black lives matter: Now what?

Over the last several weeks there has been an avalanche of bad news for the black community. First, news reports confirmed what most of us feared: COVID-19 was disproportionately impacting ...

White Women Need To Do Better

White Women Need To Do Better

It’s past time for us to ditch the damsel narrative, admit our power, and stand up for racial justice.

Violence Against Black Americans a Moment of Reckoning for the Planning Profession

Violence Against Black Americans a Moment of Reckoning for the Planning Profession

After a wave violence against Black men in the United States, it is the duty of the planning profession to consider their role in perpetuating institutional racism.

How white America excuses its own violence

How white America excuses its own violence

George Floyd was killed by the police on Monday. The officer who arrested him had him on the ground, his knee pressed onto Floyd’s neck. Floyd begged for his life; he said he couldn’t ...

Against Black Inclusion in Facial Recognition

Against Black Inclusion in Facial Recognition

By Nabil Hassein Researchers have documented the frequent inability of facial recognition software to detect Black people’s faces due to programmers’ use of unrepresentative data to train ...

Black Lives Matter: Eliminating Racial Inequity in the Criminal Justice System

Black Lives Matter: Eliminating Racial Inequity in the Criminal Justice System

Like an avalanche, racial disparity grows cumulatively as people traverse the criminal justice system. This report identifies four key features... Read More »

Is Black Lives Matter the New Civil Rights Movement?

Is Black Lives Matter the New Civil Rights Movement?

Mika Edmondson on why the church should engage and address the ethical issues and concerns related to Black Lives Matter.

An Inside Look at What’s Keeping Black Men out of the Executive Suite

An Inside Look at What’s Keeping Black Men out of the Executive Suite

We spoke with dozens of black men about their lives and careers, interviewing executives at major companies, as well as researchers, educators, and talent experts. Then, in separate posts ...

George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and One Journalist’s Painfully Honest Self-Examination on Racism

George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and One Journalist’s Painfully Honest Self-Examination on Racism

George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and One Journalist’s Painfully Honest Self-Examination on Racism