The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business
Bold Type, 2019
Too often, companies, colleges and sports teams make diversity a buzzword – but not a reality.
Most large companies have diversity and inclusion programs to raise awareness for discriminatory practices. But minorities still fall behind in representation across the board. Is corporate passion for equality more symbolic than serious? Drawing from ample statistics and robust historical context, award-winning diversity journalist Pamela Newkirk dissects the effectiveness of racial diversity programs.
About the Author
Pamela Newkirk is an award-winning journalist and journalism professor at New York University who has written extensively about diversity in the news media and art world.
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