Racial Justice in Business & Workplace

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Racist graffiti, 'plantation' jokes &

100 potential lawsuits: Ex-workers

say Tesla is still racist

Protocol, July 2021

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Has the ‘Buy Black’ Movement

Made a Difference for Food Entrepreneurs?

Civil Eats, May 2021

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Why Did It Take So Long for

Food Companies to Rebrand

their Racist Products?

Civil Eats, May 2021

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The Black Experience

at Work in Charts

McKinsey Quarterly, April 2021

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Amazon data showed big jump

in diversity among senior leaders

— after definition of ‘executive’

was loosened

The Seattle Times, May 2021

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How two Black CEOs got

corporate America to pay

attention to voting rights

The Washington Post, May 2021

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A recruiter joined Facebook

to help it meet its diversity

targets. He says its hiring

practices hurt people of color.

The Washington Post, April 2021

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The Business

Community Must Act

Democracy Docket, April 2021

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Nike sets fresh diversity targets

for 2025, and ties executive compensation to hitting them

CNBC, March 2021

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Starbucks’s Mellody Hobson,

the Only Black Chairwoman in S&P 500, Says ‘Civil Rights 3.0’ Is Brewing

Wall Street Journal, March 2021

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Goldman Sachs Invests $10

Billion In New 'One Million

Black Women' Initiative

Essence, March 2021

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The Pandemic’s Existential Threat

to Black-Owned Businesses

ProPublica, March 2021

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Bias, disrespect, and demotions: Black employees say Amazon

has a race problem

Vox,  Feb. 2021

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TIAA is the first company in

Fortune 500 history to have two

Black CEOs in a row

Washington Post,  Feb. 2021

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Lawmakers call for

congressional interns to have

work-from-home option

Axios,  Feb. 2021

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Amazon investors push for racial equity audit, worker on board

The Seattle Times,  Dec. 2020

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New Washington business

coalition sets $2 billion goal

for racial equity initiative

The Seattle Times,  Dec. 2020

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How to achieve racial

justice in the workplace:

reconnecting with 4 basic rights

World Economic Forum, Oct. 2020

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As big corporations say ‘black

lives matter,’ their track records

raise skepticism

The Washington Post, June 2020

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Tech companies are asking their

black employee groups to fix Silicon Valley’s race problem — often for free

The Washington Post, June 2020

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When Resumes Are Made ‘Whiter’

to Please Potential Employers

The Atlantic,  March 2016

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It’s Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. Here’s why a pay gap persists. 

The 19th, August 2021

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In Literary Organizations,

Diversity Disputes Keep Coming

The New York Times, August 2021

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Most Hollywood Writers’ Rooms Look Nothing Like America

The Atlantic, Sept. 2021

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Craft Beer Faces a Gender

and Race Reckoning

Civil Eats, Oct. 2021

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What does reality TV owe

Black women?

The Washington Post, Oct. 2021

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Race in the Workplace

Multipart series focused on practical 

approaches to improving and advancing 

racial equity, diversity, and inclusion in 

organizations.

 

Time Magazine, Fall 2020

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Knowledge at Wharton

Leading Diversity: How

Firms Can Walk the Talk (37 min.)

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Knowledge at Wharton

Does Diversity Training

Really Work? (27 min.)

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Racism at Work

Professor Binna Kandola OBE, and a panel of expert guests explore the evolution of modern racism, how that manifests in the workplace

Additional Resources

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Black Economic

Alliance

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Washington Employers

for Racial Equity

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Black Women in Data|

DataedX

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The Board

Challenge

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Corporate Racial

 Equity Alliance