How To Support Black Leadership And Cultivate Diversity In Business By Tamika Martin

The events of 2020 have had a great impact on society, encouraging the implementation of tangible change on numerous aspects of people’s lives. From selecting where to shop, to choosing who to keep close and how to speak to people, 2020 has influenced the decision-making process of society.  Corporations are a big element to consider when mentioning society, and according to Edelman, accountability has become a very prominent aspect of corporate social responsibility in the past year. Throughout the summer of 2020, companies have been asked to share their racial distribution percentages through the ‘Pull Up or Shut Up’ challenge on Instagram and in most cases, diversity disappears upon further advancement on the corporate ladder.  A Harvard Business Review article underlines what it is like to be black at the workplace and points to three types of racial related barriers that black people face: aversive racism which describes situations where…

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