Like many others in our society, I’m mixed or “multiracial” if we’re being politically correct. However, Black History wasn’t something I was accustomed to as I grew up. I never got to know the black side of my background -- I had a deadbeat father and my very white mother, aunt and grandmother raised me collectively. So, as I grew up, my blackness wasn’t something I claimed entirely. It was more like the silent elephant in the room.
Let’s get one thing straight: I’m gay. It was a long road to finding my pride, but in honor of Pride Month, here’s (some of) my story.
Diversity is one of the many things that can either drive corporate America forward or bring it to a screeching halt if it’s lacking. Diversity means difference, experience, culture and so many other things and gives our workforce an intricacy that provides meaningful results. In other words, there are several reasons you should diversify your office and we’ve got the breakdown for you here.