Double Standards Are Alive, Well and On Your Ballot

This is my last blog before we usher in the next President of the United States. Wow. That’s something. I’m having trouble imagining what my life will be like should either candidate assume the Presidential mantle, but one question keeps going through my head on a loop: have these crazy political campaigns finally and officially … Continue reading Double Standards Are Alive, Well and On Your Ballot

The Skin We’re In

So I learned something interesting this week. Actually, interesting probably isn’t the right adjective. It was more disturbing. A colleague and I were talking, and he revealed that for the first six months he worked at our company — we’ve been working together for many years now — he was scared of me. *crickets* I … Continue reading The Skin We’re In

Remembering Ernie Banks, Baseball Player and Diversity Champion #diversity

Ernie Banks died last Friday at 83. Known globally as “Mr. Cub,” Banks became the Chicago Cubs’ first African-American player on Sept. 17, 1953. In his 19-year playing career and 40-plus years as an ambassador for baseball and the city of Chicago, Banks was a two-time National League Most Valuable Player, and he was inducted … Continue reading Remembering Ernie Banks, Baseball Player and Diversity Champion #diversity