As protests sweep major U.S. cities, businesses large and small are posting on social media our opposition to racism and violence. It’s important for Black folks within a company and across society to see America unite in opposition to racism. But is that enough?
What’s behind the protests’ rage and despair is the sense that talk is cheap, and change is painfully slow. We love to denounce someone else’s racism, but it would matter more if businesses looked at our own contribution to a divided America and decided what to do about it.
The most obvious thing is hiring and