posts tagged with Civil rights

Celebrating the 1964 Civil Rights Act

civilrights.jpg ...Even though I was very young when the 1964 Civil Rights Act became law, much of what I heard and saw resonated with me and reminded me of all that we owe those who came before us. Although some would disagree, much has changed even though the work is not finished. We should all appreciate their struggles and sacrifices in an uncertain time and embrace a future that is not yet perfect, but certainly promising...

Sustaining the Dream of Equality of Opportunity

mlkmemorial.jpg ...Diversity can be a source of strength for any society that embraces it. In my own experience, I’ve found that people from different backgrounds bring unique insights. They are far more likely to understand the broader implications of a policy or business decision because of an enhanced, or even a different, perspective.

As a result, they are able to generate more, often better and creative solutions to the problems we face as a business and as participants in our larger society...