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A blog from Medium about the fight against anti-Black racism.

Racial injustice isn’t mostly about subconscious impulses — the problem is structural and requires a systemic response

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The Takeaway

Overwork is a vestige of slavery

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The Takeaway

Working from home has an unintended benefit: White co-workers can’t get close enough to me to reach out and touch my tresses

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Navigating aftershocks is tricky at non-diverse companies


Black Thoughts

When it comes to Black employees, we already know the challenges

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My interviews these days have a few more curveballs


Talking smack at work is nothing new, but here’s how to handle it


An open letter from your Black diversity consultant

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When you give advice to a Black person from a place of white privilege, don’t expect us to say thank you

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Can my co-workers tell I’m struggling with impostor syndrome?

Momentum

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