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When Corporations Fail Us

As new DEI roles abound, don’t forget that the system is broken, but it’s not on Black hires to fix it

Corporate hiring systems have been failing Black people for far too long. Recent calls for diversity and inclusion highlight the problems that arise when companies wake up and realize they are lacking in that area — one problem is the rush (though necessary) to make a change and the effect it can have on Black hires. There’s the tokenism, the otherness, being a “first” when hired into a leadership role, and the…

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