Tag: Ask The White Guy

Trump

The Platinum Plan: How Trump Increased His Black Vote by 50% and What We Can Learn From It

Do you know what Donald Trump’s “Platinum Plan” was? Most Black people I know do. Most white people have never heard of it. The plan — a two-page document released just weeks before the 2020 election — details the four pillars of Trump’s commitment to Black Americans (Opportunity, Security, Prosperity…

diversity at work

How to Solve the “We Can’t Find Them” Problem

Although Wells Fargo has been in the news lately, “we can’t find them” is an excuse I’ve heard hundreds of times over the years as well. The difference between Wells Fargo and other companies whose leadership teams have never even tried (Google, Facebook, Oracle, the Academy Awards) is that Wells…

Why Capitalizing the ‘B’ in Black Still Matters for Cultural Competence and Accurate Representation

With the Black Lives Matter movement still in full force, corporations paying more attention to diversity and inclusion, and leaders of African descent being placed in the forefront, the debate about the capitalization of “Black” in mainstream media has been one of high significance. Cultural identity has been at the…

Black History Month Timeline and Facts & Figures

Black History Month is a time to commemorate achievement.DiversityInc provides a list of the important dates and relevant demographics you need to know. “Negro History Week” was established in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, an NAACP leader, educator and historian, to recognize the central role Blacks played in the development…

National Hispanic Heritage Month Timeline and Facts & Figures

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 byrecognizing the history, culture and contributions of Latino Americans. HispanicHeritage Week was commemorated in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson andexpanded to a month in 1988. This isthe perfect time to increase your entire company’sawareness of the very…