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raceAhead: Ally Edition

Ellen McGirt produces Fortune’s raceAhead daily issue, which summarizes and links to articles about racism, especially in the corporate world.  Want to raise your awareness?  Sign up for her email by clicking here.  In today’s Ally Edition, she’s put together…

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Thanks to Issa Rae and Ava Duvernay, I See Black People

Ellen McGirt gives a brief history of racism in film processing.  The article includes videos discussing the industry’s use of “Shirley Cards” and an interview with director Ava Duvernay.  To read the entire blog, click here.

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#1 Reason that Diversity Programs Fail

Frank Dobbin and Alexandra Kalev studied data from hundreds of firms over dozens of years and found that the three most popular diversity programs – mandatory training, testing and grievance systems – not only fall far short of stated goals,…

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raceAhead: Understanding Trump, Milwaukee and Race in America by Ellen McGirt

In her August 15, 2016 post in Fortune’s raceAhead, McGirt analyzes the weekend violence in Milwaukee emphazing black-white gaps in infant mortality and school achievement and residential segregation.

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Leading Empathetically in Troubled Times

Ellen McGirt, who writes Fortune’s raceAhead column, emphasizes the need for self-care for those involved in diversity work.  “But for anyone who does diversity and inclusion work, self-care must become an important part of your professional practices. It’s the only…

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