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Shane Nelson

  Shane Nelson is VP, Major Accounts at DiversityInc. He currently oversees DiversityIncBestPractices, the company’s paid subscription website on D&I management and is in charge of content for DiversityInc events. Prior to his current role, Shane worked on the sales/client relationships side of the business and also held multiple management…

Macy’s Brand Loyalty Falls Sharply After Trump’s Gaffes

  Update: Donald Trump may have singlehandedly destroyed the “magic of Macy’s” right before the holiday shopping season. Widespread support for the @DumpDTrump petition caused Macy’s brand loyalty index among women to plummet 45 percent in just 10 days, according to the latest YouGov Brand Index. This time of year…

What Disease Hits Black Men Most

A new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that in almost every state men of color continue to fare worse than white men on a variety of measures of health, healthcare access and other social determinants of health. The report, Putting Men’s Health Care Disparities On The Map: Examining…

AT&T’s Hispanic/Latino Association Inspires Teenagers to Pursue Careers in Science and Engineering With National High Technology Day

ATLANTA, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —AT&T* and HACEMOS AT&T’s Hispanic/Latino Association announced today the return of its annual HACEMOS National High Technology Day on February 23, 2012. HACEMOS National High Tech Day is an annual event that engages teenage students in hands-on technical activities and interactive workshops to inspire them…

Re-Centering the History in Black History

Re-Centering the History in Black History Despite an impressive list of prestigious awards and national accomplishments, Rutgers University’s Dr. Clement Alexander Price is a remarkably down-to-earth person. A Black historian and community activist, Price is the Rutgers Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of History at the Newark, N.J., campus….

Top Workplace Tips: Things To Say to People With Disabilities

If you’ve read our “7 Things Never to Say to People With Disabilities” article, then you’re well aware that there are a host of verbal landmines that could befall otherwise well-intentioned employees intending to interact with colleagues who have disabilities. Potential gaffes run the gamut from “How did you get…

7 Things Never to Say to People With Disabilities

We’ve all heard them. Culturally insensitive terms such as “handicapped,” “retarded” and “slow” used to refer to people with disabilities, or “compliments” such as “but you look so good,” directed at people whose disabilities aren’t obvious.While those using the terms may not mean to be insensitive, that doesn’t make the…