The Unsavory Truth about Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and Dallas PD in the Workplace

It’s been a rough week. First there was Alton Sterling. Then there was Philando Castile. Then Dallas. Death, death, and more death, and I don’t see an end. Because in order for this cycle of murder and retaliation to end, we’re all going to have to accept some hard truths. There are significant racial disparities … Continue reading The Unsavory Truth about Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and Dallas PD in the Workplace

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

Women Don’t Know Everything About Gender Issues

I know, I know. You’re in shock from that title, but it’s true. We don’t. Minorities don’t know everything about diversity. Black people don’t know everything about black people. Women don’t know everything about other women. Gay people don’t know everything about LGBT, etc. We can’t. There’s too much information for one brain to hold, … Continue reading Women Don’t Know Everything About Gender Issues