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A DEI Professional on January 6, 2021

How Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Challenged Me To Go High

Last year, I was sitting at my desk listening to the former President of the United States deliver a speech to a large crowd. Being transparent, I tuned in to see if this would be a concession speech.

At the time, I was the chairperson and creator of my organization’s first diversity and inclusion committee. Just six months before this, I was challenging my organization to digest the murder of George Floyd. This involved helping several people…

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