What All Championship Teams Know About Winning in the 21st Century

“Just as in sports, the business team with the best talent, that is the best trained and the most motivated, usually wins the championship.”  This is how I started my presentation on Diversity and Inclusion at Conner & Winters’ annual partners’ retreat in September, 2013.  Conner & Winters is one of Oklahoma’s oldest and most prestigious law firms, with over …

Black Workers Really Do Need to Be Twice as Good

Source: Gillian White/The Atlantic African American employees tend to receive more scrutiny from their bosses than their white colleagues, meaning that small mistakes are more likely to be caught, which over time leads to worse performance reviews and lower wages. For decades, black parents have told their children that in order to succeed despite racial discrimination, they need to be …

Maine Gov. Paul LePage Finally Admits His Offensive Comments Were Indeed About Black Men

Source: Manny Otiko/Atlanta Blackstar Maine’s controversial tea party Gov. Paul LePage has finally admitted comments he made about drug dealers fueling a heroin epidemic in the state were actually about Black men. LePage got into trouble last month when he saidBlack drug dealers were behind a rise in heroin useand were also impregnating young white women. “Guys with the name …