People love watermelon. Like many of you, I have eaten watermelon at work and enjoyed every single bit of it. The sweet fruit is often on decorative fruit trays at company functions, but you could be canned if you bring it as a gift for your coworkers. Robert Pattison, a 41-year-old, learned an invaluable lesson… Read More You Can Be Fired if You Bring a Watermelon to Work
When was Black History Month officially recognized by the United States? But… WHO founded Black History Month? And WHAT led to the founding of Black History Month?
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Black History Month does not end! Celebrate all year long by honoring the achievements of African Americans, learning about Black history, and welcoming opportunities to better understand Black culture. After all, Black history is American history!
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Hidden Figures, a true story about African-American women who provided NASA with important mathematical data need to launch its first successful space mission, should not only spark conversations about diversity and gender, but also make companies reconsider any ridiculous workplace policies that impede progress that’s critical to its success and or competitive edge. While there… Read More A Lesson from Hidden Figures
Here are the remarks by President Obama at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday night. Transcript: President Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech Hello, America. Twelve years ago tonight, I addressed this convention for the very first time. You met my two little girls, Malia and Sasha – now two amazing young women who… Read More President Obama Speaks at Democratic National Convention #DemsInPhilly
Can you hear that glass ceiling breaking? You should! Hillary Clinton officially became the first female nominee of a major U.S. political party on Tuesday, July 26th. This historic accomplishment is not only a celebration for Hillary Clinton, but for us all that work for equality. “Don’t let anyone tell you that great things… Read More Hillary Clinton: 1st Female Nominee of Major U.S. Political Party #DemsInPhilly
Listening to Michelle Obama talk at the 2016 Democratic Convention made my heart fill with joy. When Michelle said, “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves. And I watch my two daughters, two beautiful, intelligent, black young women playing with their dogs on the White House… Read More Great Speech: Michelle Obama #DemsInPhilly
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is celebrated in June every year. It honors the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. Although the month is coming to a close, we all must remember the importance of continuously working for diversity and inclusion for everyone, regardless of race, age, color, gender identity, ethnicity, religion, or sexual… Read More LGBT Pride Month