So here’s a question: since the murder of George Floyd and the protests that are following, how are people addressing racism in the workplace? If the answer is not very well, let me help you out.
This Friday is June 19th – Juneteenth – which commemorates the emancipation of the last remaining slaves in the United States after the Civil War. In light of this important celebration, and to encourage us all to recognize and combat racism, I wanted to provide a few resources to access and learn from.
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
White Fragility by Robin Diangelo
1619 by the New York Times
CodeSwitch by National Public Radio
Pod Save the People by Crooked Media
There are of course many others. And many other things to be done. But hopefully this will be a start.
Until we are all free, we are none of us free. – Emma Lazarus