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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….

5 Things NEVER to Say to Muslim Coworkers

With Ramadan–the holiest month on the Islamic calendar–beginning, issues of religious accommodation and cultural competency may come up in your workplace. That’s because Islam is the fastest-growing religion in the United States. To help you avoid offending Muslim colleagues now and throughout the year, here are five things not to…

Things NEVER to Say to Muslim Coworkers Has DiversityInc Readers Divided

Our article “5 Things NEVER to Say to Muslim Coworkers” has readers talking–about religion in the workplace, customs, attitudes and accommodations. Read a sample of these comments here. For best practices and legal advice on religion in the workplace, check out our webinar on faith. Want to read more in-depth…

Readers Sound Off on 10 Things NEVER to Say to a Black Coworker

“10 Things NEVER to Say to a Black Coworker” is one of the most popular articles on DiversityInc.com. Nearly every day, readers comment on this article and the other comments readers have left. Here’s one of the best new comments in the ongoing discussion: Why does your choice not to…

Affirmative Action: Why Is Ward Connerly Wrong

Luke Visconti’s Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart,…

Does Gay Marriage Violate Your Religious Values

We’re reaching a crossroads in the way our country treats its LGBT citizens. The dominos are starting to fall–Connecticut, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Washington, D.C., and more now allow gay marriage. Does this change in law violate your religion No, and I’ll explain why that cannot be the…

Things to Say to Young Coworkers

Kirk Hudson has done pretty well for himself professionally. He’s a senior consultant at IBM, No. 10 on The 2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, a position he’s held for the past year and a half. Besides the extensive corporate travel that comes with Hudson’s job, what else…