Flying While Black

Conference season has begun with a bang. I’ve attended two in the past 10 days: the Forum on Workplace Inclusion for diversity and inclusion professionals and the Spring 2016 CLO Symposium for learning and development leaders — both of which I’ve attended many times before. Conferences, these two in particular, are a safe space for … Continue reading Flying While Black

Abercrombie & Fitch’s ‘Look’ Loses Big With SCOTUS #inclusion #religiousfreedom

It just got harder for embattled retailer Abercrombie & Fitch to protect its signature “look.” This morning The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that the company’s failure to accommodate job applicant Samantha Elauf — who wore a hijab — violated civil rights law. The ruling was a long time coming. The incident happened in 2008, when … Continue reading Abercrombie & Fitch’s ‘Look’ Loses Big With SCOTUS #inclusion #religiousfreedom