Tag: Diversity-awareness

Racial Tension at UCLA School of Law Continues to Escalate

By Julissa Catalan A Black UCLA student is receiving racist hate mail after trying to bring attention to the lack of diversity within the university’s law programs. Alexis Gardener and some of her classmates produced a nine-minute video titled 33, in which students speak candidly about their experiences as the…

Romney's '47%': Racism or 'Insensitive' Rhetoric From 'Out-of-Touch Man'

Mitt Romney’s ‘47 percent’ remarks struck a big nerve this week, and DiversityInc readers were quick to respond. DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti discussed “Why Gov. Romney’s ‘47%’ Comment Probably Isn’t Racist” in his recent “Ask the White Guy Column,” the implications the presidential candidate’s controversial “secret video” holds, and how…

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…