Tag: Unconscious Bias

Author Alice Sebold

Author Alice Sebold Apologizes for Her Role in the Wrongful Conviction of the Black Man Charged With Raping Her

In her acclaimed 1999 memoir Lucky, author Alice Sebold told the story of being raped in 1981 when she was a student at Syracuse University. The case resulted in a Black man named Anthony Broadwater being convicted and sent to prison. Sadly, Broadwater was innocent and wrongfully convicted — and…

Archived: Michigan Black Woman Files Suit Against Target for Being Profiled, Cuffed, Dragged, Embarrassed and Stripped

A Black woman is suing Target for profiling in a Southfield Michigan store that forced her to strip down to her undergarments to prove she wasn’t a thief. Male security officers grabbed, cuffed and dragged Ashanae Davis; yelled loudly that she was wearing stolen bikini panties under her clothing; and…

Archived: DiversityInc Conquering Recruiting Challenges Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Carolynn Johnson pr@diversityinc.com DiversityInc’s Fall Conference Conquering Recruiting Challenges Learn how to attract, hire and onboard the most diverse workforce and stay ahead of the competition. Princeton, N.J. (Aug. 19, 2016) DiversityInc is tapping the nation’s top diversity and inclusion thought leaders from AT&T, Cox, Marriott, Monsanto,…