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Stealing Indian Land for a Copper Mine

The Southeast Arizona Land Exchange Conservation Act means copper gains for Resolution Copper, but a potential loss of access to land that is sacred to the Apache tribe.

A roundup of legal cases involving discrimination lawsuits.

January Legal Roundup: Can a Religious Object Be a ‘Dangerous Weapon’?

What is a kirpan, and why was a Sikh IRS agent fired for wearing one to work?

Update on sexual harrassment and other legal cases about discrimination in the courts.

October Legal Roundup: ‘You’re Not That Pretty’

What are the legal ramifications when a female employee is told she is not attractive by a male supervisor?

SLIDESHOW: Sports Cards of Trouble

A visual look at the trouble spots in professional sports when it comes to dealing with the issues of diversity and inclusion.

Housing discrimination still runs high.

Housing Discrimination More Subtle, But Still Absurdly High

Federal laws force sellers and agents to be more subtle in their racism, but what more can be done to stop the practice altogether?

Paula Deen on Today: ‘I Am Not a Racist’

Are her half-baked apology and excuses worth anything?

Is Hiring Only Gay Men Unfair?

Workplace Diversity: Is Hiring Only Gay Men Unfair?

Workplace diversity challenged by reverse discrimination? A shipping company lost a $1-million verdict after a manager only wanted to hire gay men. What can you learn?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Should Black Bigots Be Tolerated?

There's a major difference between bigotry and racism. The White Guy addresses a question from a reader about whether it's OK for a Black person to be a bigot.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

How Race Has Benefited Barack Obama

The White Guy responds to a reader's question of whether Sen. Barack Obama is facing opposition simply because he is a Black man.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

‘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

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

Can a White Person Be a Diversity Leader?

One reader is at a loss for how to handle doubt that she, a white person, is sincere about being a diversity leader. Read this story for the White Guy's advice.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Why Are Sports Dominated by Blacks?

One DiversityInc reader wonders why the NBA doesn't look like America. The White Guy has the answer.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Do White Men Have a Secret?

Question: From the fly-on-the-wall perspective ... What is it that no black man knows, and no white man will tell?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

How Much Is Race Determined by Genetics?

Question: I am a college biology professor who specializes in University Affirmative Action Programs. It is clear that human races are genetically different and have genetically adapted to where they evolved; these are scientific facts and are not debatable.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

‘People of Color’ and ‘People of Quality’ Are Not Exclusive

Question: I recently overhead a conversation between our HR director, an African-American woman, and a hiring manager, a white woman. The HR director commented that she saw her success directly tied to hiring as many "women of color as possible" to which the hiring manager responded "my goal is to hire as many people of quality as possible." How would you respond especially in light of a past response in which you commented that our past is full of double standards.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

The Luxuries of Being White

Question: There is no need for white people to think of other groups because everything is designed to be so easy for them ... it is a "luxury" that they don't even appreciate. Most black folks are forced to think about racial issues quite frequently, whether we want to or not. I imagine that it would be a luxury not to carry that burden. What do you think?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

‘Hispanic’ Is Not a Racial Category

Question: First of all, the term "white" is subjective. You are obviously of Italian heritage and I really consider Italians to be "Latinos" or Hispanic except they don't speak Spanish. Who coins the ethnic lexicon of terms for the vast ethnicity description that eventually finds its way into our American lexicon description on race and ethnicity?