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N.C. Senate President Berger Sends Misleading Letter to CEOs, Doubles Down on Anti-LGBT HB2 in Desperate Attempt to Defend His Discriminatory Law

HRC and Equality NC post Berger’s letter publicly and take the liberty of editing in the truth. WASHINGTON Further compounding the HB2 economic catastrophe that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and House Speaker Pat Moore inflicted on the state when they rammed the dangerous…

A Howard University Student on Justice Scalia

DiversityInc intern Savannah Milleriscurrently a freshmanat Howard University. By Savannah Miller In the midst of the Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made a few alarming comments concerning the competence of African American students: “There are those who contend that it does not…

Things NOT to Say to American Indians

I have always said that the majority of the world’s problems are issues of communication. Let’s hope this brings a bit of clarity. It’s wrong to stereotype any group of people. Stereotyping perpetuates myths and ignorance. It also prohibits getting to really know people as individuals. For American Indians, stereotyping…

Stop Putting Me on a Pedestal

The following is a response from a DiversityInc reader on our “7 Things NEVER to Say to People With Disabilities” article. Hi, my name is Kevin, I’m a twenty four year old male with cerebral palsy. Over the many years, I’ve always tried to surpass my disability, because I was…

Telephone Interviews: A Guide to Success

Telephone interviews are an inexpensive and quick way for employers to screen prospective job candidates. Generally speaking, employers use phone interviews to verify that a candidate’s personal information, qualifications and skill sets in his/her curriculum vitae is correct, accurate and consistent with what employers may have learned about an applicant…