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Microsoft Blog

ADDRESSING RACIAL INJUSTICE. As I shared in our Employee Town Hall last month, and in my email earlier this month, we are committed to take action to help address racial injustice and inequity, and unequivocally […]
Microsoft Blog

Inside Higher Ed

TEACHING ONE SIDE OF THE STORY. That isn’t education — it’s indoctrination, writes Jonathan Zimmerman, who warns against imposing a singular interpretation or ideology that prevents a true and honest education […]
Inside Higher Ed

UCLA Newsroom

PROFESSOR’S WORK INFORMS PROPOSED U.S. COMMISSION ON RACIAL HEALING. recently proposed U.S. Commission on Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation, The draft of the proposal, has been in the works for […]
UCLA Newsroom

Boston Globe

EIGHT YEARS AFTER POLICE FATALLY SHOT A BLACK TEENAGER, RENEWED CALLS FOR AN INVESTIGATION. Malcolm Gracia was walking to a store with a friend on a May night in 2012 […]
Boston Globe

Enterprise-Record

ART SHOW CONTINUES RACE CONVERSATION. Natalie Katsikas and Benito Gutierrez met in a gallery production class at Butte College. Both were distraught by the death of George Floyd by police, […]
Enterprise-Record

NPR

EXCAVATION BEGINS FOR POSSIBLE MASS GRAVE FROM 1921 TULSA RACE MASSACRE. Nearly a century ago, Tulsa, Okla., was the site of one of the most brutal race massacres in U.S. […]
NPR

The Republic

OPEN BOOKS, OPEN MIND: RACE, RACIAL JUSTICE TOPICS NOW HUGE AMONG READERS. I’s one thing for [the} recent New York Times national bestseller list for nonfiction to feature seven of […]
The Republic

Triple Pundit

ELEVATING RACIAL EQUALITY REQUIRES A HOLISTIC ESG APPROACH. As we head into August, companies must go beyond standalone Black Lives Matter statements and social media blackouts. ESG (environmental, social, governance) performance […]
Triple Pundit

Business Insider

ANTI-RACISTS DICTIONARY: 16 WORDS ON RACE, GENDER, AND DIVERSITY YOU SHOULD KNOW. America, it seems, is undergoing a transformation. Calls for racial equity, diversity, and inclusion can be heard from […]
Business Insider

The New Yorker

“Do You Think You’re Not Involved?” The Racial Reckoning of “Blood at the Root.” The Equal Justice Initiative has documented sixty-four hundred lynchings of Black men, women, and children between […]
The New Yorker

Bloomberg

CISCO FIRES WORKERS FOR RACIAL COMMENTS DURING DIVERSITY FORUM. During a series of Cisco Systems Inc. online all-hands meetings on race in early June, some workers posted comments in message channels that […]
Bloomberg

BuzzFeed

COSTCO DIDN’T ENFORCE ITS DRESS CODE — UNTIL EMPLOYEES STARTED WEARING BLACK LIVES MATTER MASKS. Employees say that despite its public statements about supporting Black employees, the company is selectively […]
BuzzFeed

Vogue

13 BLACK ARTISTS ON LIFE IN AMERICA NOW. The Artist Statements project is an ever-evolving creative tribute to the agonies and the ecstasies of Black American life—from police brutality and civil rights […]
Vogue