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Kamala Harris’s Inspiring Career Path: From Activist Daughter to VP Nominee

by Ashley Reed | September 10, 2020

For many people—including VP candidate Kamala Harris—law school hasn't been just a stop on the way to a legal career but a stepping stone to a life of service.

3 Ways to Encourage Your Company to Hire More People of Color

by Natalie Fisher | August 24, 2020

If you work for a company that hasn't historically made diversity a priority, here's how to encourage them to do better.

How Black and White Professionals Reckon with Racism in the Workplace [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | August 18, 2020

Kristin Harper, CEO of Driven to Succeed, spoke with us about a focus group on racial inequality in the workplace she held with Black and White professionals.

3 Ways Your Company’s Policies Are Hurting Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

by Samantha Keefe | August 07, 2020

If your company is ready to rethink its corporate culture for racism and diversity pitfalls, here are three areas to reexamine ASAP.

An Interview with Morgan State University's Director of the Center for Career Development [Part 2]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 23, 2020

Part 2 of our interview with the Director of Morgan State's career center covers the impact of BLM on Black students returning to school or entering the workforce.

An Interview with Morgan State University's Director of the Center for Career Development [Part 1]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 16, 2020

We spoke with the Director of Morgan State's Center for Career Development about how to engage with students digitally and the job search during COVID-19.

A Time for Courage: How Leaders Should Reckon with Questions of Race in Their Organizations [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 06, 2020

As nationwide protests force business leaders to reckon with how they handle race, we spoke with Chastity Lord about the type of leadership needed right now.

4 Career Lessons from Janelle Monáe

by Derek Loosvelt | July 01, 2020

There's a lot to learn from the singer, songwriter, actor, performer, producer, and activist Janelle Monáe. Here are four lessons from her successful career.

The Difference Between How Black and White Professionals Rate Their Firms in Diversity

by Derek Loosvelt | June 26, 2020

In the wake of worldwide anti-racist protests, we took a close look at how professionals responded to diversity questions in our banking and accounting surveys.

How to Be an Ally and Fight Racism at Work

by Derek Loosvelt | June 24, 2020

We recently spoke with career coach Kaila Kea-Lewis about what a true "ally" is and does, and what employees can do to help fight racism in the workplace.

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