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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.
A reader questions whether focusing on education and socioeconomic status will lead to a greater diversity debate. The White Guy responds with hopeful promise.
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.
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.
From my experience — and being a husband and the father of daughters — I value the fact that women think differently than men.
Although we may be in the worst economy since the Great Depression, companies that foster diversity are still doing well. The White Guy says companies that don't pay attention to diversity face a scary long-term future.
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.
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.
While at work, you may hear completely offensive language. But the White Guy says you don't have to tolerate it.
The White Guy responds to a reader e-mail with a resounding answer that a person's orientation is fundamental to his or her whole being--and he says being able to be one's whole self at work is absolutely critical for true diversity.
Where do you draw the line between respecting religious beliefs and standing up for corporate values that demand equal treatment and respect of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people? The White Guy says there's no line to be drawn.
A DiversityInc reader asks advice about his plan to hold a diversity summit that includes a panel called "Ask the White Guys." Don't do it, advises the White Guy; you may end up doing more harm than good.
A reader asks if Blacks are stuck in the past because they can't "get over" color. No, says the White Guy, as well as another reader -- ignoring the past's impact on today is by far the bigger danger.
The White Guy responds to a reader's question of whether Sen. Barack Obama is facing opposition simply because he is a Black man.
The White Guy responds to a reader's comment and clarifies some points made in his previous post, "Are Traditional Christian Values Part of Diversity?"
The White Guy responds to a reader's comment that DiversityInc has ignored traditional Christian views.
The White Guy responds to a reader's question about the LPGA's recent requirement that all players must speak English in order to participate in tournaments.
Find out what the White Guy says to a reader who wonders if he has to lose the locks to interview for a senior-executive position.
A DiversityInc reader believes whites are the ones being discriminated against now--and that the only way to move forward is to "get over the color." The White Guy explains why these beliefs are proof of white privilege.
A controversial Ask the White Guy on religion in the workplace sparked a slew of responses from DiversityInc readers, one of whom asked how to respond to someone who says rejecting religious beliefs (such as Christian beliefs that trump the rights of LGBT people) is itself intolerant. The White Guy provides the answer: All civil and human rights are absolute.
A reader wants to know if younger employees, who are increasingly multicultural, will still find employee-resource groups useful. The White Guy explains why they are inclusive and very valuable to both companies and workers.
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?
When you have your eye on a job with a particular employer, is an MBA from an Ivy League school the only way to go? See what the White Guy has to say.
A reader thinks the White Guy was dismissive of the struggles of non-white job candidates. The White Guy, while not denying "the struggle," thinks not all candidates deserve to be hired.