The Survivor’s Guilt I Feel When Black Co-Workers Leave the Job

Navigating aftershocks is tricky at non-diverse companies

“No matter the reason, it’s tough to see colleagues leave for greener pastures, especially the ones who are part of your daily routine. Even teammates you think of as acquaintances provide some semblance of equilibrium, an inextricable part of your office ecosystem. When that team member is someone you’re cool with, it can alter your experience even more. And it hits the hardest when said co-worker is one of the few people of color on an otherwise blacktose-intolerant staff.” — The Only Black Guy In the Office

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