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Ask the White Guy: Can a Diversity-Management Question Kill Your Career?

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.

Ask the White Guy: Do You Need to Know the Orientation of Your Coworkers?

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.

Ask the White Guy: Why Do ‘Differences’ Matter?

The White Guy tells how to create a truly inclusive company to attract an engaged, productive and innovative talent pool.

Ask the White Guy: Is It OK to Alter Your Standards to Conform to Another Culture?

The White Guy responds to a reader's comment regarding the imminent repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" and what consequences could result when cultures conflict where our troops are stationed abroad.

Ask the White Guy: ‘Illegal’ Is a Dehumanizing Term

In response to a recent Politico article, "Dems' Tough New Immigration Pitch," DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains how dangerous it is to pander to haters and how a market downturn spurs social change.

Ask the White Guy: The Business Case for Work/Life Benefits

Is it all a bunch of nonsense? How work/life benefits grow the bottom line.

Ask the White Guy: Is the Term ‘Illegal Immigrant’ Offensive?

In response to our article "Arizona Gov. Signs Controversial Immigration Bill Into Law," DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains why the term "illegal immigrant" should offend any loyal American and how allowing law enforcement to stop Latinos to verify their immigration status is racial profiling.

Ask the White Guy: Recruiting Latinos, Part II

In response to a comment on the article "Ask the White Guy: How Do We Recruit Latino College Grads?", DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti shows how sincere commitment to the Latino community and a genuine understanding of culture can lead to rewarding networking experiences and successful business relationships.

Ask the White Guy: How Do We Recruit Latino College Grads?

In this edition, DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti responds to one reader's concerns about Latino employee recruitment. See how his reaction emphasizes the importance of analyzing the diversity values of colleges and universities.

Ask the White Guy: Diversity Is Not in Your DNA

In this edition of "Ask the White Guy," DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti addresses a reader's inquiry about how to foster successful diversity management.

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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Empty Promises Put Service People in Jeopardy

Once again, President Barack Obama has promised to end "don't ask, don't tell" and once again, there's no course of action and no deadline.

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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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Are Whites Afraid to Communicate With Blacks at Work?

Question: I've joined a new company in May 2006. All of my coworkers are white. I find it very difficult to build a working relationships with them. I often wonder is it my race (black). Do you think whites feel afraid to communicate with blacks on a professional level?

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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?