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White Guy’s Response to Proselytizing Religious Fundamentalist

In this Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti responds to one reader's fundamentally religious criticism of the recent presidential appointment of Amanda Simpson, who is transgender. See how his reaction emphasizes diversity and values.

White Guy Responds to Transgender Appointment Hate Mail

In this Ask the White Guy update, Luke Visconti responds to one reader's comment on Obama's recent appointment of an openly transgender political appointee. See why he says diversity training is a must for your business to succeed.

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Ask the White Guy on Bad PR Pitches: Stereotyping Black & Latino Shopping

In a holiday edition of Ask the White Guy, DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti chastises a PR firm for pitching an insensitive survey that focuses on Blacks and Latinos shopping for fashion and music and cites their Internet usage without comparing it to that of white people.

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Ask the White Guy: The Value of Healthcare Reform

What are the financial consequences of healthcare reform? DiversityInc's CEO refutes a reader's claims.

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What Do White Men Think of Black Women?

Question: Do all white men think all black women are hoochie mama, welfare,child bearing, uneducated b******?

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Ask the White Guy: Affirmative Action Benefits Whites Too … More Than You Think

This Black woman says her white colleagues hold fewer degrees and receive higher salaries. Who really benefits from affirmative action?

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Ask the White Guy: ‘I Have Black Friends’ Doesn’t Mean You Aren’t Racist

Question: Why is it whenever white people defend their racism, the first thing they default to is "I'm not a bigot" and the second thing is "I have friends who are black"? I could scream.

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Stereotypes: Embrace Them or Deny Them?

Question: Suppose someone possesses some of the stereotypes that are attached to their race, gender, orientation, ability and/or age. Do you think this person should embrace or deny these qualities, especially regarding perpetuating stereotypes and advancing in careers?

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Ask the White Guy: Is a White Immigrant From Africa Really an African-American?

DiversityInc's White Guy responds to a reader who inquires about the racial identity of a white immigrant from Mozambique. What's in a name?

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Why the ‘B’ in ‘Black’ Is Capitalized at DiversityInc

The White Guy responds to a DiversityInc reader who asks why in other publications the "b" in "blacks" is not capitalized.

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Should Gays Be Allowed to Serve in the Military?

President Barack Obama is on the verge of repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. What will that mean for straight servicemen and women? The White Guy addresses one reader's concern over sleeping and showering with LGBT soldiers.

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Affirmative Action: Why Is Ward Connerly Wrong?

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains why Connerly, who argues against a California program that balances admissions to demographics, fails to serve people equally. How can public schools overcome bias?

Does Gay Marriage Violate Your Religious Values?

We're reaching a crossroads in the way our country treats its LGBT citizens. The dominos are starting to fall.

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Are White Men Racist When They Ignore Ethnicity?

There's no business case for diversity unless you make it, says DiversityInc's CEO Luke Visconti. How can a company manage diversity to produce positive results?

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E-Mail of the Day: What Is Acting White?

Does it mean losing your diction? Wearing your hair straight? Hiding who you really are? Luke Visconti, CEO of DiversityInc, gives the lowdown.

Where Does Equality Begin? (VIDEO)

Are all school systems created equal? Watch DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti's keynote on how the U.S. education system should level the socioeconomic playing field.

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Ask the White Guy: Do Public Schools ‘Get’ LGBT Issues?

One reader, a teacher, says she never learned how to deal with LGBT issues in the classroom. But the White Guy says despite this, perceptions of LGBTs are improving and have been improving significantly since 1997.

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Where Are DiversityInc’s Black Developer and Builder Stories?

DiversityInc often has stories about different industries in corporate America. But one reader wondered why DiversityInc doesn't have stories on Black developers. The White Guy explains.

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The Future of Diversity Debate: Education & Economic Status

A reader questions whether focusing on education and socioeconomic status will lead to a greater diversity debate. The White Guy responds with hopeful promise.

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Is Wearing a Tie a Nuisance?

A reader tries to convince the White Guy that conforming to standard Western business attire is equal to sexism or homophobia. Read how the White Guy responds.

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Are White Men Entitled to Be Angry?

Whites are expected to make up less than half the population by 2042. A DiversityInc reader asks if whites have the right to be angry about their dwindling deep-rooted culture. Read the White Guy's response.

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What About Religious Expression?

What's the difference between proselytizing and religious expression? Who gets to decide how much religious expression is acceptable in the workplace? The White Guy addresses both questions in his latest blog entry.

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Is Black Culture the Problem With Education?

A reader says the burden on fixing disparities in education falls on the Black community because of cultural reasons. But the White Guy says it's not the fault of the Black community--and it will take an effort from ALL Americans to fix education.

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Ask the White Guy: How Do You Respond to Offensive Language at the Office?

While at work, you may hear completely offensive language. But the White Guy says you don't have to tolerate it.