Ask the White Guy Click Here to Ask a Question


Ask the White Guy: Diversity and what it means for office holiday parties.

Ask the White Guy: Does Diversity Mean Giving Up Holiday Celebrations?

Should you acknowledge religious holidays in the workplace or ignore them?

Ask the White Guy: Is Trayvon Today's Emmett Till?

Ask the White Guy: Is Trayvon Today’s Emmett Till?

Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin did not get justice. And that’s not the only similarity.

Ask the White Guy: Do ‘Those People’ Not Value Hard Work and the Right Priorities Enough?

Why we haven’t seen as much progress as we should have seen from MLK’s work.

Oxford University Press

Ask the White Guy: Is the Oxford Dictionary Definition of Racism Too White for You?

The short answer: yes. But an understanding of white privilege is required for further insight.

Ask the White Guy: Privilege and Where Paula Deen Went Wrong

Ask the White Guy: Privilege and Where Paula Deen Went Wrong

Is there anything Paula Deen could have done to redeem herself?

Ask the White Guy: Where Are You From?

Ask the White Guy: Where Are You From? How to Deal With Racist Remarks, Intentional or Not

What do you say when people make ostensibly polite comments that really are racial digs?

Ask the White Guy Luke Visconti Explains the History Behind the term African-American

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

In short, no. But please read about how our country’s history makes America unique in having “African-Americans.”

Is Volkswagen's new ad racist? Voices in Blackface?

Video: Is the VW Super Bowl Ad ‘Blackface With Voices’?

Nondiverse marketing and ad agency come up with an ad featuring an inanely happy white guy with a Jamaican accent. Is it offensive?

Tired of Diversity?

Ask the White Guy: Why Do People Get Tired of Diversity?

Are you concerned about "diversity fatigue"? Connect the dots between reputation and talent development, philanthropy and supplier diversity.

Is Diversity Training Effective?

Ask the White Guy: Is Diversity Training Effective? What Would Make It Effective?

Is diversity training effective? The answer isn’t a chicken-or-egg riddle.

Diversity & Education: Are white men now the victims?

Ask the White Guy: Are White Men the New Victims on College Campuses?

Have the tables turned on white men? What should they do about it?

Does corporate America discriminate against Black hair?

Ask the White Guy: Do Blacks Need to Relax Their Natural Hair to Get Promoted?

Does this reader need to relax her natural hair to get ahead in the workplace? Read what the White Guy says.

Pat Buchanan says 'White America' is dead

Ask the White Guy: Did White America Die With This Election?

A reader is angered over a conservative commentator Pat Buchanan's opinion and asks for DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti's take on white America and this election.

Religious Discrimination at Work?

Ask the White Guy: My Managers Are 95% White, Christian–Do I Have a Chance?

What can a person do if they're in a company where the in-crowd goes to a certain church?

Ask the White Guy: Racism and Affirmative Action—Why White Victims Are the Key to the Solution

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti thinks affirmative action is going to be killed by the Supreme Court—and explains why white people as victims are central to finding a solution.

Ask the White Guy Diversity Award

Ask the White Guy: Should There Be an Award to Recruit & Promote ‘Minorities’?

A reader asks if awards for promoting diversity and inclusion are incentives for not hiring white men.

Romney 47 Percent

Romney’s ‘47%’: Racism or ‘Insensitive’ Rhetoric From ‘Out-of-Touch Man’?

Luke Visconti’s column on Mitt Romney’s 47 percent remark sparked a heated debate among our readers

ATWG Romney: 47 percent

Ask the White Guy: Why Gov. Romney’s ‘47%’ Comment Probably Isn’t Racist

DiversityInc’s CEO is asked an interesting question about Gov. Mitt Romney and former President Ronald Reagan.

Can you monetize diversity and inclsuion efforts?

Monetizing Diversity Efforts: How Inclusion Can Be Quantified

Understanding the cost of bad diversity management.

Ask the White Guy Diversity of Thought, Innovation

Ask the White Guy: Can You Measure Diversity of Thought and Innovation?

Tracking these diversity metrics can improve your company’s marketplace performance.

Ask the White Guy Young White Male

Ask the White Guy: ‘I’m a Young White Male; What Do I Have to Apologies (sic) For?’

A 21-year-old chemical-engineering student asks a question. DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti has an answer.

Ask the White Guy Income Distribution

Ask the White Guy: Why Are Disparities in Income Distribution Increasing?

Does diversity and inclusion have anything to do with this?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ask the White Guy: Why Is Trayvon a White-on-Black Crime?

A reader asks why this tragedy is considered racial injustice. DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti responds.