Racial Justice in Business & Workplace


Has the ‘Buy Black’ Movement

Made a Difference for Food Entrepreneurs?

Civil Eats, May 2021

Why Did It Take So Long for

Food Companies to Rebrand

their Racist Products?

Civil Eats, May 2021

The Black Experience

at Work in Charts

McKinsey Quarterly, April 2021

The Business

Community Must Act

Democracy Docket, April 2021

Amazon data showed big jump

in diversity among senior leaders

— after definition of ‘executive’

was loosened

The Seattle Times, May 2021

How two Black CEOs got

corporate America to pay

attention to voting rights

The Washington Post, May 2021

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

Nike sets fresh diversity targets

for 2025, and ties executive compensation to hitting them

CNBC, March 2021

Starbucks’s Mellody Hobson,

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

Wall Street Journal, March 2021

Goldman Sachs Invests $10

Billion In New 'One Million

Black Women' Initiative

Essence, March 2021

The Pandemic’s Existential Threat

to Black-Owned Businesses

ProPublica, March 2021

Bias, disrespect, and demotions: Black employees say Amazon

has a race problem

Vox,  Feb. 2021

TIAA is the first company in

Fortune 500 history to have two

Black CEOs in a row

Washington Post,  Feb. 2021

Lawmakers call for

congressional interns to have

work-from-home option

Axios,  Feb. 2021

Amazon investors push for racial equity audit, worker on board

The Seattle Times,  Dec. 2020

New Washington business

coalition sets $2 billion goal

for racial equity initiative

The Seattle Times,  Dec. 2020

How to achieve racial

justice in the workplace:

reconnecting with 4 basic rights

World Economic Forum, Oct. 2020

As big corporations say ‘black

lives matter,’ their track records

raise skepticism

The Washington Post, June 2020

Tech companies are asking their

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

The Washington Post, June 2020

When Resumes Are Made ‘Whiter’

to Please Potential Employers

The Atlantic,  March 2016


Race in the Workplace

Multipart series focused on practical 

approaches to improving and advancing 

racial equity, diversity, and inclusion in 



Time Magazine, Fall 2020


Knowledge at Wharton

Leading Diversity: How

Firms Can Walk the Talk (37 min.)

Knowledge at Wharton

Does Diversity Training

Really Work? (27 min.)

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

Black Economic


Black Women in Data|


Washington Employers

for Racial Equity