I thought this was an interesting article by Diversity Inc. Magazine that outlines seven (7) ways to promote diversity and equal access to schools along with five (5) legal questions for consideration posed by the NAACP Legal Fund about School Integration Plans.
In general Diversity Inc. has published some great articles on race and diversity in the work place. Here are an excerpt:
"You So Articulate" (March 2006)
"He commented on how articulate I had been in the presentation," recalls Perdue, now executive director of the Johnetta B. Cole Global Diversity & Inclusion Institute at
Bennett Collegefor Women in Perdue, who is black, was the only woman at the company who managed major accounts. "I asked if he had ever commented to my three peers [all white men] that they were articulate and well-spoken ... He gasped." Greensboro, N.C.
Comments that reveal surprise at a black woman's intellect, question a
Latina's ability to control her emotions or an Asian-American woman's aggressiveness remain all too frequent in corporate . Moving up the ladder requires the ability to respond to these offensive stereotypes in a manner that educates the speaker and prevents further comments without appearing hostile or unapproachable. America
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