Diversity, Solidarity

Juneteenth: A Brief Guide

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam recently announced that Juneteenth would be recognized as a state holiday, with UVA President Jim Ryan following suit Wednesday afternoon. In the wake of the protests following the murder of George Floyd, and the surge in the Black Lives Matter movement,  Juneteenth takes on particular significance…

By Christie Julien-
Diversity, inclusion, Solidarity

Allyship Starter Pack: Books

Over the weekend, Dean Beardsley wrote about Darden’s commitment to action around issues of race and equity. He talked about actively dismantling racism and bias and how taking actions in that vein are central to being a business leader and a major part of helping black  students, staff, and…

By Christie Julien-
Social Justice

Taking Meaningful Action Against Racism

In her latest post in the Harvard Business Review, Professor Laura Morgan Roberts and Ella Washington partner to write an concise, precise and useful road map that organizations can use to support their black employees, and create lasting changes in the diversity and inclusion space.While conventional diversity, equity, and…

By Christie Julien-
Activism, Democracy, Diversity, Social Justice

The Long Run

In the short run.Looking starkly at the civil unrest and violence occurring in many cities in the US in the wake of the revelation of George Floyd’s murder by a former police officer Derek Chauvin, it is only natural to ask what can be done to end the…

By Martin Davidson-
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