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‘You Don’t Look White,’ Reader Tells White Guy

The same reader who asks the White Guy why the descendants of African tribal leaders shouldn't pay reparations for slavery also questions his racial/ethnic identity. What does the White Guy have to say?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Do You Need an Ivy League MBA to Succeed?

When you have your eye on a job with a particular employer, is an MBA from an Ivy League school the only way to go? See what the White Guy has to say.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Are You as ‘Qualified’ as You Think?

A reader thinks the White Guy was dismissive of the struggles of non-white job candidates. The White Guy, while not denying "the struggle," thinks not all candidates deserve to be hired.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Do Good Companies Discriminate in Job Hiring?

A reader asks why companies that are known as diversity leaders sometimes seem to be biased in hiring decisions. Here's the White Guy's answer.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Don’t Apologize for Your Accent

Ever heard someone tell a white person with a strong southern accent to "learn English?" Why do people view foreign accents and the accents of white southerners differently? The White Guy has the answers.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ask the White Guy: LGBT Rights Are Human Rights

What happens when you support equal rights for everyone--except LGBTs? Read what the White Guy tells this active-duty service member about "don't ask, don't tell."

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Reparations: What White People Need to Know

A reader wonders why African Americans are in disbelief over white people not wanting to pay reparations to descendants of slaves. Read the White Guy's answer that explains why the ramifications of slavery are very much still with us and how everyone benefits by leveling the playing field.

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Oil Companies, White Women and Diversity

Why aren't there any oil companies in The 2007 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity? And why do they think having white women means they are diversity champions? The White Guy knows the answers.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Why Whites Don’t Understand the ‘Struggle’

Why don't most white people in corporate America understand the particular challenges facing blacks? Read what the White Guy has to say.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Diversity or Inclusion? Does It Matter What You Call It?

Should we use the word "diversity" or "inclusion" or neither? What is the best word? Does the White Guy think the name even matters?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Should I Quit? My Boss Wants to Exclude Blacks From Ads

If the president of your company told you not to include African Americans in advertising, would you quit? Here's what the White Guy advises.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ask the White Guy: Work for Companies That Get It

Is it better to accept a job with a company that has a record as a diversity leader or be a pioneer at a company that hasn't embraced the business benefits of diversity? The White Guy gives you his informed opinion.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

What Would Make White People Support a Black Business?

Why would white people choose to do business with a black company over a white one? The White Guy has the answer.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Why Utilities Need Mandatory Diversity Offices

Why should diversity be particularly important to utility companies? The White Guy has the answer.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Is ‘People of Color’ Offensive?

A reader asks if "people of color" is the appropriate terminology to define a diverse population. What does the White Guy think?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

The WSJ Gets It Wrong: White Men Don’t Legitimize Diversity

The Wall Street Journal wrote that "having a white male in charge of diversity efforts lends legitimacy to the effort and brings other white males on board." One reader asks the White Guy if he agrees. Read his answer here.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Is There a Double Standard?

The Double Standard: Do black-oriented shows face the same scrutiny for racist content as white radio hosts Don Imus and Rush Limbaugh? What did the White Guy say?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

‘Uninformed and Inarticulate’

A reader argues that there's a double standard for using racial slurs. The White Guy disagrees.