Diversity & Inclusion Efforts Need Reform

Employers and people alike must not only acknowledge the issues that stem from lack of representation of ethnic and racial monitories in the workplace but work to combat them. Rather than using diversity and inclusion as another way to market themselves and be more appealing, they must create more space for Black and Brown folks. Diversity and Inclusion initiatives are frequently founded on the principle of “including” more diverse perspectives — failing to address existing issues. This is not enough. We must be able to feel safe, heard, and appreciated in these spaces. We must be able to share perspective and…