Kelly Whalen To the authors point, the first step is to truly address the racial issues that are built into the fabric of American society. As a country we still have not truly addressed how race matters and impacts all of us.
I believe, while we cannot remove negative or preferential bias from people, with the right strategic approach we can remove it systemically. I wrote two post about actual solutions https://medium.com/ideas-by-mellie-blue/stop-lip-serving-innovation-youre-only-fooling-yourself-6176e7a46b7a#.azur0jrhf
While my recommendations may work, the will be more effective if we stop shying away from the elephant in the boardrooms across America.
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