The Varieties of White Co-workers

Employees of color have to navigate through white-run organizations, and they can ill afford to alienate white co-workers.  After all, whites hold the most powerful positions in the organization and any one white person may have connections with those power holders. ...

Cross-Race Communication Skills

One of the things that keeps racial inequity in place within organizations is the impasse in communication between whites and people of color.  As mentioned in my post, the “Psychology of Human Differences,” (April 9, 2020), many whites grow up in settings...

Intervening in Work Groups

Everywhere I turn, whites are asking what we can do to address the racial inequity that is now on display across the nation.    On both social media and on list-serves, people are sharing books, videos and suggestions.  I want to suggest taking action in the location...