Tag: Human-rights

Toxic Work Environment at Amnesty International

An organization that is about human rights seemingly has discriminatory and harmful practices. KonTerra Group, a Washington, D.C.-based group completed a review of Amnesty International with psychologists, regarding the well-being of employees, and found appalling data: “Given Amnesty’s status and mission to protect and promote human rights the number of…

Kofi Annan, the First Black U.N. Secretary General, Dies at 80

Kofi Annan, who was described by his own foundation colleagues, as “strong and fit” while “he worked until the very end, without giving himself a break,” succumbed to a short illness on Saturday at age 80. His foundation made the announcement on Twitter. The former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace…

Colin Kaepernick Wins Ambassador of Conscience Award, Uses Platform to Slam 'Lawful Lynchings'

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick once again used his public image to bring attention to racism and police shootings of Black men. The athlete received the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday. According to the organization’s website, the prestigious honor “recognizes remarkable individuals and groups who have promoted…

Why This Attorney Makes Global Human Rights His Personal Challenge

Diversity and inclusion isn’t limited to company walls or country boundaries, says Raymond M. Brown. Hislife work fighting global human-rights violations started in a low-income housing project in Jersey City, N.J.His values and priorities were set early on by his father, Raymond A. Brown, a noted criminal attorney and civil-rights…

From Civil Rights to Global Human Rights

Raymond M. Brown’s life work fighting global human-rights violations started in a low-income housing project in Jersey City, N.J. Brown will speak about human rights, values and the implication on global business at DiversityInc’s April 2425 event. His values and priorities were set early on by his father, Raymond A….

Taking Risks for Your Brothers: The Power of Dr. King's Words

By Raymond Brown Brown works in the litigation department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith and Davis and is chair of its White Collar Defense & Corporate Compliance Practice Group. He is an expert on global human rights. Brown will speak atDiversityInc’s April 2425 diversity conference, Managing the Global War for Talent….

Equal Society or Double Standard

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,…