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In partnership with DiversityInc, Sam’s Club gave full-time students enrolled at Hispanic-serving institutions scholarships to help pay for their education.
Sodexo has been a leader in implementing, measuring and assessing diversity initiatives. At our learning event in Washington, D.C., Sodexo's CEO and President George Chavel talked to DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti about his deep, personal commitment to diversity.
They're angry and growing in numbers. What does your organization have to do to not be a target?
Do people have a right to their own values when working for a company—or immigrating to a country?
The latest civil-rights victory—the end of DADT—and the impact of loyal, trustworthy leadership.
Can you game the DiversityInc Top 50? CEO Luke Visconti provides inside info on what you can—and can't—do.
Are you violating your values? If you are, you can't hide from the repercussions.
Are white men irrelevant to diversity? Here's my response.
Diversity training's purpose is to help people develop relationships to people who are not like them. So why should chief executives demand support for diversity training especially from those who may think it doesn't apply to them? The White Guy explains.
The White Guy says that President Obama's recent efforts to promote the civil rights of the LGBT community may have been influenced by the clear and passionate testimonies of Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, about gay and lesbian service members.
The White Guy explains that corporations will always need diversity departments. Why? To continually encourage innovation and growth.
Diversity management is about democratizing the mentoring, cultivation, talent development and support that were once exclusively received by white, heterosexual, Christian men with no ADA-defined disabilities. If you're not clear why diversity departments need a budget, here's a brief primer on exactly what the best diversity departments do.
Your company’s success—and your position—depends on aligning values with actions. DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains how to do it right.
More than 30 states still allow employers to fire someone for being gay or transgender. Here’s how your company can combat LGBT discrimination.
The White Guy says that while some white people dislike the concept of white privilege, it is possible to use white privilege to open doors for others for the greater good.
DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti's response to a question about whether Kanye West was racist when he said former President George W. Bush "doesn't care about Black people" triggered some confused e-mails. Here, Visconti explains the difference between a racist and a bigot, and why Black people can't be racist toward white people.
The White Guy explains why Kanye West's statement "George Bush doesn't care about Black people" can't be racist. Read his explanation here.
DiversityInc readers responded to a controversial topic: Juan Williams was fired from his job as an NPR news analyst after he made a remark about Muslims. Is he a bigot or was he just being honest? The White Guy responded, and these comments poured in.
A DiversityInc reader asks the White Guy if NPR's former news analyst's remark about Muslims makes him a bigot or if he was just being honest. Read the White Guy's answer here.
A DiversityInc reader asks "what else" was going on in the life of a gay college student who committed suicide after his roommate secretly filmed and broadcast a video of him kissing another man. Read why the White Guy says this question is pointless and offensive.
The history of oppressing Black and LGBT service people has striking parallels. In the latest installment of Ask the White Guy, DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains why the president needs to sign an executive order to repeal "don't ask, don't tell" right now.
The White Guy responds to a reader's comment that questions the effectiveness and sincerity of diversity work in corporate America.
The White Guy responds to a reader's inquiry by breaking down how data on retention rates can be analyzed, but he warns about discussing diversity topics in certain professional circles.
In response to a comment from a reader regarding diversity "propaganda," the White Guy drives home the point of the importance of diversity training and LGBT-friendly workplaces.